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Latex allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
Latex allergy is a medical term encompassing a range of allergic reactions to the proteins present in natural rubber latex. When latex-containing medical devices or supplies come in contact with mucous membranes, the membranes may absorb latex proteins. The immune system of some susceptible individuals produces antibodies that react immunologically with these antigenic proteins. People with latex allergies may also have or develop allergic reactions to some fruits, such as bananas.
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