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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome

Learn about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome, a collection of symptoms thought to be caused environmental chemical exposures. The multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) syndrome is a subjective illness in which various symptoms are blamed on...

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Novocaine Adverse Reactions and Allergies

Get info on how reactions to local anesthetics like novocaine occur, what causes them, and how this condition is diagnosed and treated. Local anesthetics, first developed in 1904, are commonly used to prevent pain in dental and surgical procedures....

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An Overview of Aspirin Allergy

Aspirin allergy affects about 1% of the population but rises to as high as 40% in persons with severe forms of asthma. Learn why and ways to overcome it. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of drug whose function it is to...

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Drug and Latex Allergies

An allergy to a drug or a medical supply such as latex complicates treatment. Learn how to identify these allergies and work with your doctor to avoid them.

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Allergies to IV Contrast Dye

Learn about allergic reactions to IV dye when getting a CT scan or MRI, including how to prevent and treat a reaction. Intravenous (IV) dye is contrast dye given through the vein. It is also known as radiocontrast media (RCM). It is used widely in...

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Penicillin Allergy Testing Procedures

Allergy testing to penicillin is available and has been shown to be very accurate in its ability to diagnose or exclude a true allergy to penicillin. Penicillin and related antibiotics are some of the oldest and most commonly used antibiotics...

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How to Deal With a Latex Allergy

A latex allergy is common among healthcare workers and people who have undergone multiple surgeries. Learn more about it and how to treat. Latex is the major ingredient in most rubber products and is made from the tree Hevea brasiliensis....

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome

Learn about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome, a collection of symptoms thought to be caused environmental chemical exposures. The multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) syndrome is a subjective illness in which various symptoms are blamed on...

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Food Allergies Can Make You Allergic to Some Vaccines

Find out how food allergies to egg, gelatin, and baker's yeast may predispose you to experience allergic reactions to some vaccines. Millions of routine childhood vaccinations are given every year in the United States; allergic reactions from...

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An Overview of Sulfa Allergy

Allergic reactions to sulfa medications, called sulfonamides, are common. Learn about the symptoms of sulfa allergy and drugs you can and cannot take. Sulfa allergy is a term used to describe an adverse drug reaction to sulfonamides, a class of...

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