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Drug Allergies: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Many people may use the term “medicine allergy or “drug allergy.” The majority of reactions caused by medications are more correctly termed “adverse reactions to drugs.”  Many are a manifestation of a side effect rather than an allergy (for example nausea with erythromycin). True drug allergies are rare and caused by the immune system. What […]

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Insect Allergies

What Kinds of Insects Cause Allergic Reactions? There are many different kinds of insects or “insect-like bugs” that can cause an allergic reaction: Stinging Insects Bees, wasps, hornets, yellow-jackets and fire ants are the most common stinging insects that cause an allergic reaction. When these insects sting you, they inject a toxic substance called venom. […]

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