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Dr. Marvin Den
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If my daughter is allergic to yellow dye #5, does that make her more likely to be allergic to aspirin?

If my daughter is allergic to yellow dye #5, does that make her more likely to be allergic to aspirin?

Yellow dye: Tartrazine.Also known as fd&c yellow #5, tartrazine has been suspected as the cause of many reactions. Recent studies have disproven the thought that aspirin-allergic asthmatics were especially sensitive to tartrazine. ...Read more

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Can you be suddenly allergic to aspirin?

Aspirin allergy: Allergic reactions to foods & medicines can develop "suddenly" without warning, even if the particular substance has been consumed before without any difficulty. Aspirin allergy can begin unexpectedly but it is also important to rule out another kind of adverse drug reaction such as a predictable side effect or an idiosyncratic response; these reactions can occur inadvertently and not every time. ...Read more

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Can you take tumsnif allergic to aspirin?

Yes: I assume you mean tums (calcium carbonate). The answer is yes.. Tums (calcium carbonate) are calcium supplements. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen are there any alternatives?

I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen are there any alternatives?

Why do you need it?: These medicines are used for different reasons. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can sometimes help with fever, but it is not as good of an anti-inflamatory medication. Asprin has been shown to help reduce heart attacks in patients at risk, and if necessary see an allergist so s/he can evaluate if you need asprin, and if "asprin desensitization" is medically necessary. ...Read more

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Can someone be allergic to aspirin and what would be some allergic symptoms?

Aspirin allergy: Aspirin can cause hives or anaphylaxis and it can cause unusual reactions including asthma wheezing and rhinitis and conjunctivitis similar to hay fever in people who are sensitive. People with asthma and nasal polyps are prone to this reaction which can be severe. Some also react to a similar group of drugs called nsaids which includes ibuprofen. Desensitization by an allergist is possible. ...Read more

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Can I find out if I am allergic to aspirin by pricking my skin and rubbing aspirin on it?

No: You should be suspicious of an Aspirin (asa) sensitivity if you consistently have symptoms from exposure. A skin test is not indicated to detect asa allergy, but rather, an oral challenge, which would be somewhat risky if you are truly allergic. At this point you should avoid and try to see an allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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