Aspirin allergy or triggered allergic reaction due to anything besides Bayer aspirin?

? 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.

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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...

Can aspirin allergy cause swelling to break out?

Yes. Swelling is a common symptom of allergy and especially common in Aspirin allergy. Most concerning is swelling of the airway that can lead to asthma symptoms. If swelling occurs in the throat or the tongue, it can obstruct the airway which could lead to death. Read more...

How common is an aspirin allergy?

Varies by population. In the general population, prevalence of Aspirin allergy is 0.6% to 2.5%. However, in people with asthma it is 8.8% to 11%. In persons with chronic sinus problems with nasal polyps, the prevalence of Aspirin allergy is 30-40%. Read more...

Aspirin allergy: what are the symtoms like?

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...

What are the symtoms of an aspirin allergy?

Variable. It's the same as any other allergy - it can range from a mild rash with itching to serious, life-threatening obstruction of breathing. Read more...