Allergic to Penicillin

Discussion in 'Health and Fitness' started by JoshMillss, Mar 7, 2008.

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  1. I was wondering if being allergic to penicillin would affect my medical?
    I'm scared shiteless!
  2. Nope. I am too. You just get a "med tag," to wear for when you're on exercise / ops.

    No drama's! :meditate: And relax!

  3. AAAAGGGGHHHHH!!! #knees up to chest rocking back and forth#
  4. No problem. You just get an extra dog tag to look even sexier.
  5. No problem at all, the docs just give you euryomisin.... (no way I can spell it properly!) instead.
  6. I'm in the same boat and have never had a problem

    They just give you the alternative

    As an aside, The med tags are longer and therefore manlier...!! :D


    Have a good weekend Y'all, i'm off to get myself into trouble!
  8. or inject the stuff anyway and worry about the risks later (as many people with a penicillin allergy had a slight reaction to it as children, others swell up like red baloons - ice cream optional)
  9. bet you cant beat this - im allergic to Euythrymicin, which is the substitute for Penicillin.

    Have been since i was 2 years old.

    And mores the point, how the hell did the docs find that out? (according to my mum, they gave me some for an ear infection and my tongue swelled up and looked like a slug, which is nice.).
  10. you'd like that to look like sluggy?

    must wash my mind with bleach....
  11. I just came..
    On a lighter note,thanks for the help.
  12. I'm allergic to both just to be that extra bit special haha.
  13. Same here. Never affected me. :)
  15. I wonder how many people are dangerously allergic to it