Five things you should know about penicillin allergies

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  • Sandra says:

    Super interesting thank you

  • R H Yamada says:

    As one told as a child I had a penicillin allergy I decided to be tested in my 50’s and found not to be allergic.
    I would urge those told as a child to be tested

  • Mai J. Cheng says:

    Fantastic Information to learn about drug reaction not lasting for life. It may decrease over time. I hope all family doctors should not over prescribe antibiotic drugs for common infections. Let people’s own immune system to fight off first. If it didn’t fight off, waiting for a week or 2 before going to a doctor for antibiotic drugs.


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Maureen Taylor


Maureen Taylor is a Physician Assistant who worked as a medical journalist and television reporter for the CBC for two decades.

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