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About Those Latex Gloves
Last month, I published a one person's suggestion for protecting your hands while gardening -- wearing latex gloves.
However, several other people followed up with cautions and concerns about latex allergies.
Cathy S. described the problem:
"Just read the idea on wearing the medical latex gloves for gardening. Although this is a great idea, and I have done this for years, there is one problem. I am also a nurse and there is an epidemic of allergies to the latex gloves. More and more medical professionals are developing this allergy and to make it even worse, the allergy is cumulative. That is to say if you develop the allergy each time you come in contact with the latex the allergic reaction can/does become worse. Also some develop an allergy to the powder in the gloves. To make sure this doesn't happen, I purchase non-latex, non-powder gloves. Just slightly more expensive than the latex, but well worth the few bucks not to have an allergy."Thanks for bringing this problem to my attention.
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