Latex Allergy - Contd.
(Continued from Part 1)
What’s the alternative?
There are also female condoms, such as these by Pasante.
(Also see our article, Safe Sex for Allergic People - Ed.)
Everyday items that may contain rubber latex
Many everyday items contain rubber latex. Likely categories include household goods, personal items, sports equipment, clothing, and medical or dental devices. The severity of symptoms will differ widely from person to person according to the degree of sensitivity and the responsible allergen. Patients need to be aware of the wide range of potential culprits, although the vast majority of sufferers, will not need (neither will most be able) to avoid all of them.
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