Drug Allergy (cont.)
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Are There Support Groups and Counseling for People With Drug Allergies?
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Where Can People Find More Information on Drug Allergies?
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/18/2016
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Drug Allergy - Experience
What drug(s) are you allergic to, and what type of reaction do you experience?
Drug Allergy - Symptoms and Signs
What symptoms and signs did you experience as a result of a drug allergy?
Drug Allergy - Medical Treatment
What medical treatment did you receive for your allergic reaction to a medication?
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Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform (most common, see Media file 1), urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption.