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What to do if i am highly alergic to codeine and opaites.?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Ensure It's Allergy: Codeine and opiates can cause non-allergic itching or hives. In fact before allergists could use histamine as a positive control for allergy testing they used codeine as a substitute because if you poke it into the skin, it creates a red itchy bump.

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