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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Many people have taken "sulfa" drugs (usually an antibiotic) and have had allergic reactions to them (usually hives). This does not mean they are all ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: Those are two words that are generally used to refer to the same thing.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rita Corona
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Urine Odor: A variety of things can alter the smell of your urine. The characteristic sulfur smell is attributable to certain foods such as apsaragus among other ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No : Sulfa based medications are in a separate class from doxycycline. There should be no increased risk based on a sulfa allergy.
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A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid it.: Sulfur supplements are taken orally to raise sulfur levels in the body. Some believe that this helps to protect against allergies, osteoarthritis, and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Need : Need more information. Are you on any other drugs? Have you had any other exposures? Would consult a dermatologist first.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: I think your pharmacist can be very helpful in answering this question and any other questions concerning your medications or supplements. I don't bel ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Homeopathic Sulphur: For the best results, you don't just look at a "personality" type to prescribe a homeopathic remedy. People have innate responses to experiences at m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your Doctor: If one suspects a drug allergy then see pcp or allergists to review the drug in question and the reaction that occurred. If the clinical history sugge ... Read More
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