Frequently Asked Questions

Do Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG wristbands contain natural rubber latex?
Is there natural rubber latex in balloons?
Can a person with a natural rubber latex allergy cross-react to Cassava?
I have a latex allergy and have heard about the cross reactivity to fruits/vegetables, am I to avoid all of these?
Are all individuals with spina bifida likely to develop a latex allergy?
Is there natural rubber latex in mattresses and furniture cushions?
Does latex paint contain natural rubber latex (NRL)?
Should latex allergy reduction policies include banning latex balloon use?
What are the symptoms of latex allergy?
How do I know if a product contains natural rubber latex (NRL)?
I am allergic to latex, do I have to be concerned about vial stoppers in medications?
I've been diagnosed with latex allergy, what do I do next?
What non-latex contraceptive devices are available?
Is there latex in newspaper ink? I become symptomatic when I read the newspaper.
If I am to be hospitalized (elective) or have surgery (elective) and I have the latex allergy, what precautions do I need to take?