Penicillin allergy

What is Penicillin allergy?

A penicillin drug reaction is an adverse drug reaction associated with the use of penicillin.

Common adverse drug reactions (≥1% of patients) associated with use of the penicillins include diarrhea, hypersensitivity, nausea, rash, neurotoxicity, urticaria, and superinfection (including candidiasis). Infrequent adverse effects (0.1–1% of patients) include fever, vomiting, erythema, dermatitis, angioedema, seizures (especially in people with epilepsy), and pseudomembranous colitis.

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I was diagnosed with a Penicillin allergy in 1991. Subsequently,I developed sensitivity to peanuts. I am 66 years
old,female. I tend to have...

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allergies when not treated tends to recur and can start giving symptomps at any time
when you have allergy to one sustance it may increase to...

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I ate two pieces of mouldy bread (accidentally) and I have a penicillin allergy . Will I be okay ?

doctor1 MD

Hi,
eating mouldy bread and having pencillin allergy has no relation dont worry, just dont eat mouldy bread again.
Take care

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