Latex gloves are one of the most basic and essential medical supplies, and are universally used by medical professionals everywhere. Latex gloves and powder free latex gloves come in boxes of 1,000 gloves, and gloves can be worn on either hand. Long latex gloves, which extend past the wrist to the forearm for most wearers are available as well. Latex gloves protect both the medical professional and the patient, and are designed to be comfortable and flexible. Latex gloves come with powder for easy wearing, but powder free latex gloves are available as well. Long latex gloves are designed to stretch and flex, and protect the forearm as well as the hand and wrist.