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Baby Aspirin Allergy Medication
I've never had an issue with NSAIDs But after taking 1 baby Aspirin today I feel mildly itchy. Is this an allergy?
Possible: Aspirin can cause an itchy hives in some people but your problem may also be coincidental. However I would still advise avoidance . If a low-dose ASA is needed for blood clotting issue, consult an allergist to confirm the ASA allergy. Unfortunately desensitization does not work for itching or hives. ...Read more
Unpredictable reactions to Aspirin including: 1) acute asthma in persons with nasal polyps and persistent asthma; 2) anaphylactic reactions; 3) hives and/or angioedema; 4) flare of hives in 25% of persons with chronic hives. Skin or blood tests are of no help with diagnosis. Usually not believed to be ige mediated, but instead related to lipoxygenase ...Read more
Possibly: If you have had a serious anaphylactic allergic reaction to aspirin, you should avoid all aspirin. This type of allergic reaction involves hypotension, severe respiratory distress, swelling of the larynx, and usually requires intubation and epinephrine. If you had a minor rash or stomach upset with aspirin, you could try the low-dose baby Aspirin dose, with food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I tell if I have a true aspirin allergy? I get random hives without any meds causing it, but nsaids bring them out more. Dangerous?
Yes: Patients with Aspirin allergy can sometimes have allergy to other nonsteroidal agents (even though they are a different class of medication). In addition, there are salycilates found in other medications that can sometimes cross react to aspirin. So yes, it is a good idea to have a medical bracelet if you are allergic to aspirin. ...Read more
Yes: That is fairly typical.Get a more detailed answer ›
? Other ingredients: if you're fine with one brand (Bayer) then stay with it if you have to have it regularly for whatever reason, other formulations might have other inactive ingredients that might cause true allergy (rare) or adverse side effects interpreted as allergy to the formulation, if in doubt see an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more
What are the: symptoms? It could be rather an adverse drug reaction to aspirin and not a true allergy. If you do have true allergic reaction to aspirin, you better avoid all the NSAIDs , including naproxen, as you may very well develop a reaction later. Follow up with your allergist, or see one if you haven't already, check acaai.org or aaaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more
How can I know if I have aspirin allergy? Any test that can be done? I get hives from everything and impossible to know if it's really asp causing it.
Skin testing...: Can tell you if you are allergic. There are some blood tests that could be done as well but what you need to do in order to find out is see an allergist/immunologist and have them perform skin testing to determine if there is a reaction. ...Read more
Is 500mg Aspirin effective to chew as325mg Protocol
for Heart Attack if that was all available in area?
As long as you did not have an Aspirin Allergy
Several types: Unpredictable reactions to Aspirin including: 1) acute asthma in persons with nasal polyps and persistent asthma; 2) anaphylactic reactions; 3) hives and/or angioedema; 4) flare of hives in 25% of persons with chronic hives. Skin or blood tests are of no help with diagnosis. Usually not believed to be ige mediated, but instead related to lipoxygenase products such as leukotrienes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: Aspirin, like any other medication, can cause hives, rashes, and itching. More common however with Aspirin allergy are respiratory (asthma) symptoms such as shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, and wheezing. Pateints with nasal polyps should be especially careful about Aspirin allergy. ...Read more
I have an aspirin allergy. Can on over abundance of eosinophils in my sinuses/ nasal cavity actually prevent me from getting colds?
Can nasal polyps or deviated septum cause asthma. No aspirin allergy and no family history of asthma but do have asthmatic symptoms
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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