Tag Archives: Latex

Questions and answers about the flu vaccine: egg allergy, asthma and more

It’s flu season again, and if you have asthma or other chronic conditions you are probably getting your flu vaccine soon. Many people who do not have chronic health conditions also get the flu shot to help prevent the spread of the disease to more vulnerable people in the community. Doctor’s offices, most pharmacies and…  Read More

Guest Post: Food allergies and the dentist

Our Adults with Allergies blog is written and maintained by members of Food Allergy Canada’s Adults with Allergies Panel, a group of allergic adults from across Canada. If you haven’t yet had a chance to see the full blog, come check it out! Following is a guest post by an AWA writer, about visiting the…  Read More


Quick Facts If you are allergic to latex, you will react to the proteins found in natural rubber latex. Reactions occur by contact with latex or inhaling airborne latex particles. Some people may also react to foods that cross-react with latex, such as banana, avocado, chestnut, and kiwi. Be Allergy-Aware Tell your doctors, dentists, and…  Read More