Causes Skin Irritation | Vytex Natural Rubber Latex

Causes Skin Irritation

Various causes of skin irritation may come as a surprise. Oftentimes, those who suffer from assorted skin irritations do not know what is causing the reaction. Irritation to the skin arises from the use of latex products, and many people are unaware that contact with latex products is the source of their symptoms.

More than 40,000 products contain latex. These products include balloons, pacifiers, baby toys, condoms, latex gloves, adhesive bandages, grocery store check-out belts, and much more. Many people may be allergic to latex but do not even realize it because they are not familiar with the symptoms. It is important to understand and pinpoint the symptoms of latex allergies. These include:

  • Skin rash
  • Hives
  • Irritated or watery eyes
  • Swollen eyes
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Veritgo/Dizziness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • And other asthmalike symptoms

Making an attempt to locate the source of your skin irritation is the first step to prevention. Because skin irritation is common, more individuals are educating themselves on ways they can lower the risk of irritations.

Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL) is the future of latex. Our patented process has lowered the levels of antigenic proteins associated with latex. By lowering these naturally occurring proteins, we have not sacrificed the positive characteristics of latex, including superior barrier protection, tactile sensitivity, tensile strength, comfort, elasticity and fit.

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