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Is it legal for a physician to refuse to use latex free gloves?

Question Details: I am seeing a local allergist. I came in with a known latex sensitivity/allergy. Shortly after I started at the practice. They ran out of latex free gloves and the manager stated that the physician refused to order them for me because I was the only patient they had at the moment. He stated that I would have to provide them to his office. I did not think this was appropriate to ask of a patient and complained to office manager. The next visit I was paired with a nurse that did not wear any gloves at all. This just did not seem right and made me feel dirty. I complained to my insurance company because I thought I would switch doctor's. They apparently contacted my doctor in reference to the complaint and he filed a legal disengagement. Unfortunately, I am having trouble getting into a new allergy office and I now sick again. Is this legal?

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