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A 26-year-old male asked:

I'm supposed to be allergic to penicillin but i take amoxicillin with no problems. does this mean i'm not allergic anymore?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Yes: Or never really were allergic. Many people get labelled as allergic who were never truly reacting to the drug in question. If you are taking Amoxicillin without a reaction you are not allergic to penicillin.
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