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Prescribed with penicillin for tonsillitis. Inflammation in the vaginal area with itching and reddishness. Is this due to antibiotics?

Hello! i a 18 and I have this week gotten tonsillitis and my doctor prescribed me penicillin 2 tablets 4 times a day! But the day after i started the antibiotics my vaginal area became swollen and imflamed and irritated and itchy and red, and today it is sore to the touch and really itchy and red and i have kind of sores on the skin around the area, and im really worried!! What is this? Should i stop taking the antibiotics :S Thank you very much for your help!
Asked On : Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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I had amoxicillin in June last year. After an operation. Within 3 days of taking it. I'd ballooned out. A size 10 usually. I looked like I was 8 months pregnant . My genital area swelled to double the size. I called the doctors everyday but didn't realise I was allergic to penicilin. The Docter advised me to call an ambulance if I felt I couldn't breathe properly which was already happening. And you kinda go into shock when you hear that. I called my friend to quickly bring me some previously had a reaction to antibiotics about 5 years ago. And I was itching all over and within 2 hours again my lower torso started swelling. And huge blisters started appearing. It's only now. I was told by Harley medical group nurse. That afew antibiotics do have penicilin in. And given a different name. That's why it wasn't picked up on. And 10 years ago I was on antibiotics that made me appear with brushing on my legs and my joints start seizing up. Like I had reumatism. As soon as I stopped taking them. I was fine. Again It was picked up on that they contained penicilin. And all those symptoms are different. Personally I'd watch what antibiotics you're given in future. I was told I was hypersensitive to some of them.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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