What is a sulfa allergy?

Answer A sulfa allergy describes the allergic reaction to medications that contain sulfonamides. Sulfonamides are typically found in both generic and name brand medication and generally, an ingredient in ... Read More »

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Can you get flu shot if you are allergic to sulfa drugs?

There is no sulfa in the flu vaccines used in the US. So if you are getting the flu shot here, you should have no problems. If you have any concerns, the clinician who gives you the injection can t... Read More »

What Are the Treatments for Egg Allergy?

Egg allergy is one of the most common forms of food allergy, especially in young children, who typically outgrow egg allergies by the time they are 5 years of age. Most people with egg allergies ar... Read More »

What is a gluten allergy?

Gluten is a protein that is included in most packaged foods; it's the storage protein found in wheat grains. Some people can't tolerate gluten and have nasty reactions when they eat it. If you have... Read More »

What Are the Treatments for Allergy to Hair Dye?

If you've experienced an allergic reaction to hair dye, it's probably due to a sensitivity to paraphenylenediamine (PPD), an ingredient in most permanent hair dyes, according to the American Academ... Read More »