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cause of ampicillin allergy

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
13 years experience Dermatology
No: If you are truly allergic to PCN then Ampicillin is closely related. I would recommend seeing an allergist to evaluate your PCN allergy. Many peop ... Read More

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See below: There is a reported 10% chance of cross sensitivity between penicillin and cephalosporin allergy. My clinical experience is much lower than that.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? vaginal thrush: possibly secondary to the antibiotic, benadryl (diphenhydramine) won't help in this instance, talk to your doctor about holding the ampicillin, or try ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Omnipen allergy: Omnipen (ampicillin) is an antibiotic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction t ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ampicillin should: not cause period to be delayed. But if the condition it was used to treat stresses the body enough, that could cause a menstrual delay.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotics: Can cause vaginal yeast infections, which in turn can cause itching. Have it checked out.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ampicillin: Ampicillin is not likely to prolong the QT.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ampicillin: allergic to it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
For as long as...: ...your doctor prescribed it. Please finish the entire course of therapy!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Culture needed: Bacteria can be resistant to some antibiotics, A urine culture will identify the bacteria causing the infection and the antibiotics most likely to era ... Read More
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