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Medication Allergies . Grace Shelby Sara Bradley. Description. A group of symptoms caused by an allergic reaction to a medication. Pictures. Symptoms. Hives Rash Itchy skin Wheezing Swollen lips, tongue, and face. Treatment.

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Medication allergies

Medication Allergies

GraceShelby

Sara

Bradley


Description
Description

  • A group of symptoms caused by an allergic reaction to a medication.



Symptoms
Symptoms

  • Hives

  • Rash

  • Itchy skin

  • Wheezing

  • Swollen lips, tongue, and face.


Treatment
Treatment

  • Treatment for penicillin allergy begins with seeking medical help. Tell your doctor. In some cases Penicillin therapy is the only effective method. People in this situation who are penicillin allergic may undergo desensitization to reduce serious allergic reactions.


Ways to prevent
Ways to prevent

One way to help prevent and

allergic reaction to penicillin is to

a bracelet that warns any doctors not

to give you penicillin if you have to

go to the hospital.


Work cited
Work Cited

  • Clinic, Mayo. "Prevention." http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/penicillin/DS00620/DSECTION=prevention. 15 Dec. 2011. Web. 30 Jan. 2012.


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