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Some people experience itchiness, redness, or swelling after using a condom. These can be symptoms of a latex allergy. Latex comes from the milky sap of rubber trees. Manufacturers use latex in a variety of medical and commercial products, including condoms.
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What to know about condoms and allergies
Latex allergy develops after contact with latex. Latex, also known as natural rubber, comes from the sap of the rubber tree. Rubber gloves are the main source of sensitization development of hypersensitivity and allergic reactions to latex. A certain part of the latex substance itself is an allergen for many people.
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