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When I was a baby, I was allergic to erythromycin. Is it possible that I am not allergic to it any more?
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is common for babies and young children to develop a rash with viral or bacterial infections; often, when a child with an infection gets treated with an antibiotic and develops a rash, the antibiotic is blamed.
Discuss your situation with an allergist; it may be appropriate to do some skin testing or test dosing to determine your true status with regard to erythromycin.

In brief: Yes
It is common for babies and young children to develop a rash with viral or bacterial infections; often, when a child with an infection gets treated with an antibiotic and develops a rash, the antibiotic is blamed.
Discuss your situation with an allergist; it may be appropriate to do some skin testing or test dosing to determine your true status with regard to erythromycin.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very possible
Most intolerances are mislabeled as allergy.
Ige reactions are rather rare. An accurate description of your reactivity would be crucial.

In brief: Very possible
Most intolerances are mislabeled as allergy.
Ige reactions are rather rare. An accurate description of your reactivity would be crucial.
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
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