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What Are The Ill Effects Of Heparin?

My mom had a quadruple bypass done a month ago and we told the hospital she was allergic to nuts. She swelled so bad after surgery you could not reconize her. They blood doctor told us she was allergic to the Heparin they used. Doesn't heparin contain arachis?
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Heparin doesn’t contain any nuts and it is not a plant product, Some people experience allergic reaction to heparin. You can do a allergy test to confirm whether she is allergic to heparin or not.

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What Are The Ill Effects Of Heparin?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Heparin doesn’t contain any nuts and it is not a plant product, Some people experience allergic reaction to heparin. You can do a allergy test to confirm whether she is allergic to heparin or not. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.