A 41-year-old member asked:
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can you have sulfasalazine allergy?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Anyone can an allergy to any medication.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes!: Most common red itchy bumps over most of your skin, to full blown sulfa allergy!
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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