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Symptoms of Allergic Reaction to Latex -- SHNIC Educators Information

Allergic reactions to latex can include redness where contact was made, watery and itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, skin rash, hives and swelling of the hands or face. It is possible that a student may have a severe reaction and go into life-threatening anaphylactic shock. Symptoms of this include a drop in blood pressure, wheezing, rapid heart rate, flushing of the face and swelling of the throat.

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