Krissy's Story

I discovered my latex allergy following the birth of my first daughter in 2003. It was discovered that my breast milk was leaking into my latex bra causing a rash from head to toe and difficulty breathing. My symptoms baffled my dr's including a dermatologist and was put on prednisone (stopped nursing). I quickly discovered the most amazing allergist who instantly new what was happing and promptly educated me and to educate others. I work in healthcare and still find that there are those who are ignorant to the severity of the allergy. Most recently I had a surgical procedure and steri-strips were used, once they became wet the glue instant absorbed into my skin causing extreme chest pain, could not raise my arms, and difficulty breathing.


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