What are Glove Allergies?
A glove allergy, or hypersensitivity, occurs when a person's immune system reacts to the natural latex proteins and/or the additives used during the manufacturing process of gloves. The reactions range from mild (skin rash, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes) to more extreme manifestations such as facial or throat swelling, and difficulty in breathing. Whilst most allergies or sensitivities are generally slight, a very small percentage of users may experience very severe reactions.
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