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What You Should Know About Latex Condom Allergies

It is common to have a latex condom allergy. Itching after sex may be a symptom of an allergic reaction. Learn more about allergy symptoms. A latex...

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Anesthesia Allergy: Causes, Symptoms, & Reducing Your Risk

While an anesthesia allergy is rare, it can happen. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of an allergy to anesthesia, and how to reduce risks....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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3 Allergies That Can Be Triggered at the Dentist

Most people will do anything to avoid going to the dentist, but people who have experienced allergic reactions after dental work have more reason....

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Exposure to Latex Paint When You Have an Allergy

Find out whether latex paint can pose a risk to people with a who suffer from a latex allergy. As the healtcare industry began to adopt more...

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All About Steroid Allergy

Corticosteroid (steroid) drugs are used to treat a wide range of allergic and autoimmune condition. In some cases, they can cause a reaction....

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Overview of the Most Common Drug Allergies

Allergic reactions to medications can range from mild, moderate, severe or even fatal. Learn about which medications people are commonly allergic to....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Penicillin, Amoxicillin, and Cephalosporin Allergy: What to Know

Roughly one in 10 people report a history of penicillin allergy, but the actual rate is lower. Here's what to know about allergic reactions to...

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Latex-Fruit Syndrome Triggers and Treatment

Discover that if you are allergic to latex, there's a chance you may also be allergic to certain fruits and vegetables that share similar...

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Are Cephalosporins Safe If You're Allergic to Penicillin?

Learn about why your doctor will use caution and possibly order skin testing before prescribing a cephalosporin if you report a penicillin allergy....

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Proton Pump Inhibitor Allergy

Learn about allergic reactions to proton pump inhibitors and which proton pump inhibitor you might be able to take safely. Allergic reactions to...

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