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Drug Allergy (cont.)

Are There Support Groups and Counseling for People With Drug Allergies?

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1233 20th St. NW, Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036

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


Solensky, Roland, and David A. Khan, eds. "Drug Allergy: An Updated Practice Parameter." Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology 105 Oct. 2010: 273e1-273e78.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/17/2017

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Drug Allergy - Experience

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Drug Eruptions »

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.

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