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    strfishncafe posted:
    I am so glad I'm not the only one! I just happened to search on a hunch...half thinking I might be crazy. But, I was drinking out of a styro foam cup here at my desk and realized that this chalky feeling/somewhat prickly sensation I get on my lips and a feeling reminiscent of acid reflux I guess happens every time I drink out of a styro foam cup without a straw...unsure if it happens from just liquids or foods touching styro foam, but it dawned on me that this connection was for sure. I am allergic to latex. I wonder if this has any sort of relation...

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