“Kindness suits you."
"Really? I think I'm quite allergic to it.”
― Derek Landy
What is penicillin allergy?
Penicillin is an antibiotic drug which is used to treat bacterial infections. If you have allergic to penicillin you may observe some symptoms like hives, rash, itching. You may also experience asthma or other breathing problems. The only reason for penicillin allergy is that appears when your intake the penicillin dose which does not suit to you. Allergy is a sort of disorder which appears when you are exposed to the thing you have allergy.
The most commonly observed symptoms of penicillin allergy?
The most commonly observed symptoms of a penicillin allergy are the following:
- Running of nose
- Red and watery eyes
- Nasal congestion
- Itchy nose
- Postnasal drip
- Frequent rubbing of nose
- Swollen blue-coloured skin of your eyes
- Breathing problems
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Sounds with exhaling
- Sleep problems
- Asthma attacks
- Skin inflammation
- Itching in mouth
What are the causes which lead to the disorder named as penicillin allergy?
There are no some specific causes of penicillin allergies. When you have allergic to some particular allergens whenever you are contacting with them you get an allergic reaction and you observe some symptoms like coughing sneezing running of nose and many more. Immune system will protect us from all the harmful reactions and fight against them. The only causes of the penicillin allergy are that when you are exposed to the medicine including penicillin in it so that you have allergic reactions.
Complications due to penicillin allergy
Following are the most commonly observed complications you may have if you are suffered from penicillin allergy:
- Allergic to some other food like milk, peanuts
- Allergies to pollen or dust mites
- Atopic dermatitis
- Become a patient of asthma
What are the most widely recognized haphazard components of penicillin allergy?
Following are probably the haphazard components you may face if you have penicillin allergy:
- Family history of allergies
- Most common in childhood
- Become a patient of asthma
- Atopic dermatitis and some other diseases
How doctors diagnose that you have a penicillin allergy or not?
Following are the methodologies and techniques used by the doctors to diagnose the penicillin allergy:
- Physical examination
- Asking about the symptoms you have experience
- Medical interview
- By different tests
- Doctor ask about family history and a medical history of this type of disorder
- Skin test for allergy
- Blood test for allergy
- Graded challenge
How doctors and the health practitioners treat the disorder which we named as penicillin allergy?
The doctors and the health practitioners treat penicillin allergy by using the following methodologies and techniques:
- Some medications for allergy suggest corticosteroids the decongestants etc.
- Avoid drugs which you are allergic
- Some injectors