Originally Posted by Anemone
It isn't all that uncommon for somebody to be allergic to an antibiotic. The people who more often run into issues are those who are allergic to both penicillin type antibiotics AND sulpha based medications. That eliminates a lot of options!
My sister is allergic to penicillin. and Im not so I dont know why it happens, but I do know I am allergic to what ever is in triple antibiotic ointment. ( that makes me swell up like a balloon with hives)
and I know I cannot eat shrimp if I am on antibiotic's either. (that gives me hives)