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Doctor insights on: Allergy Symptoms For Amoxicillan How Long Does It Last

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include
1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening
2hives ang itching
3 asthma symptoms
4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of amoxicillin allergy?

What are the symptoms of amoxicillin allergy?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include
1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening
2hives ang itching
3 asthma symptoms
4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...Read more

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I just finished amoxicillin for strep/sinus issued last week now I'm all congested again! Thinking its allergy related, any OTC could help?

I just finished amoxicillin for strep/sinus issued last week now I'm all congested again! Thinking its allergy related, any OTC could help?

Consider consult: Hard to know without more information. Allergy is possible, but so is inflammation from a partially treated infection. Sometimes a longer course of antibiotics is necessary for true bacterial sinus infection, particularly if there was initial improvement. Sometimes a short prednisone course is given to resolve inflammation and improve efficacy of the antibiotic. Consider a consult to discuss. ...Read more

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After surgical for Chiari type 1 malformation 14 yrs ago, a 37 yr-old man has sudden recurrence of symptoms. Can a second surgery be done.....?

After surgical for Chiari type 1 malformation 14 yrs ago, a 37 yr-old man has sudden recurrence of symptoms. Can a second surgery be done.....?

Neurosurgeon: That type of surgery that was performed, will dictate the present clinical condition. You should consult either your previous Neurosurgeon, if he is still in practice, or his successor that has access to your records...That will be very valuable clinical data ...Read more

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27 year-old woman got treated for H. pylori a month ago, but only got better for a week before nausea and "stomach burning" returned, and lookin.....?

27 year-old woman got treated for H. pylori a month ago, but only got better for a week before nausea and "stomach burning" returned, and lookin.....?

H Pylori: You need a breath test to see if you've been adequately treated and possible a GI consult.

Look for a federally qualifies health clinic near you to get treated at low or no cost. ...Read more

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Started augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg twice a day for 10 days for sinus infection how long till it clears up on day 4. Also can you have allergie sinus issues also?

Started augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg twice a day for 10 days for sinus infection how long till it clears up on day 4. Also can you have allergie sinus issues also?

Usually 36-48 hours: The Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) starts helping in about 2 days but you may not notice a huge difference in how you feel for up to a week if you had a lot of congestion in the sinuses. Allergies do tend to flare sinuses and sometimes need to be treated with a different med. That Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) alone wouldn't handle. Nasal irrigation with mild saline can help also ...Read more

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What happens if you take amoxicillan even though you have an allergy?

What happens if you take amoxicillan even though you have an allergy?

Allergic reaction: If one where to take a medication they were allergic to then they would be at greatly increased risk for a serious allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amoxicillin allergy?

Amoxicillin allergy: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic medication, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/amoxicillin-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amoxil (amoxicillin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amoxil (amoxicillin) allergy?

Amoxil allergy: Amoxil (amoxicillin) is an antibiotic medication. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it possible to have an allergy to omnicef (cefdinir) but not amoxicillin?

I wanted to know is it possible to have an allergy to omnicef (cefdinir) but not amoxicillin?

Yes: Omnicef (cefdinir) is in a group of antibiotics called cephalosporin's. Amoxicillin is in the penicillin group. While there is some cross allergies to the 2, they are separate chemicals. ...Read more

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Got hives from amoxicillin allergy - do I need to do anything?

Got hives from amoxicillin allergy - do I need to do anything?

Tell your doctor: Drug reactions such as hives may represent an allergic reaction to a medication, or sometimes a cross reaction to a virus. In any case, you should discuss this with your health care provider to add this medication to your list of potential allergies. ...Read more

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Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?

Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin (a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid. ...Read more

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I took penicillin but I have an augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, and now have rask?

I took penicillin but I have an augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, and now have rask?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): This is a brand name for a drug which contains Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin is a derivative of penicillin and is 100% cross-allergenic. Be very careful and if you get worse see a doctor asap - and hopefully not the same one who gave this to you if they knew you were penicillin allegic. ...Read more

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Can I eat blue cheese with an amoxicillin allergy? I have angioedema and uriticaria from amoxicillin.

Can I eat blue cheese with an amoxicillin allergy? I have angioedema and uriticaria from amoxicillin.

BLUE CHEESE PENICILLIN: WHILE BLEU CHEESE HAS A STRAIN OF PENICILLIN IN IT, IT APPARENTLY IS NOT THE STRAIN THAT CAUSES HIVES OR ANGIOEDEMA.
DO, HOWEVER, CHECK WITH YOUR PCP OR INTERNIST.
BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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Taken amoxicillin in the past with no issues. On it now for Strep. How likely is it that I will develop an allergy or anaphylaxis? I've taken 3 doses.

Taken amoxicillin in the past with no issues. On it now for Strep. How likely is it that I will develop an allergy or anaphylaxis? I've taken 3 doses.

Unlikely: If any reaction, would be mild not anaphylaxis, at any rate, if any reaction happens, stop the drug, take antihistamines and call your doctor ...Read more

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Was prescribed amoxicillin for tonsilitis. Within 4 days I broke out in an itchy full body rash. After 3 weeks, still here. What can it be? Allergy?

Was prescribed amoxicillin for tonsilitis. Within 4 days I broke out in an itchy full body rash. After 3 weeks, still here. What can it be? Allergy?

Allergic reaction: Amoxicillin is the most common antibiotic to cause drug rashes. The rashes include hives or another rash known as a dermal hypersensitivity reaction. Hives can linger for weeks after the medication is discontinued. See a physician who may recommend an antihistamine and topical steroid cream to treat the rash. In some cases, a course of oral steroids is needed for the rash to resolve more quickly. ...Read more

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Can you take penicillin if an augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy?

Can you take penicillin if an augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy?

Unlikely....: Depending on the type of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) reaction you had that was described as an "allergy"; if it's a true "allergy", then you can't take penicillin since Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) contains amoxicillin, which is a class variant. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


Runny Nose, Made Worse By Exposure To Allergen Or Irritants (Definition)

Runny nose, made worse by exposure to allergen or irritants ...Read more