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Hives

Hives is a skin rash that is often triggered by an infection or allergy. Learn to recognise symptoms.

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Penicillin

Penicillin is the name given to a widely-used group of antibiotic drugs. Penicillin can have side-effects, and some people suffer allergic reactions. Find out more by reading the Healthdirect page about penicillin.

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Cat and dog allergy

Allergies to cats and dogs are common, and symptoms can be severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.

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Allergies and hypersensitivities

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a foreign substance that usually causes few or no problems in most people.

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Food allergies

Some people have an allergic reaction to a normally harmless ingredient or type of food. This immune system response can range from mild to severe.

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Allergic reactions to cow's milk

About 1 in 50 infants has an allergic reaction to cow’s milk. Learn more here about allergy to milk proteins.

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Antihistamines

Antihistamine medications help ease allergy symptoms. Read more here about how they are used to treat conditions like hay fever and asthma.

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Allergic reactions to antibiotics

Some people have an allergic reaction to antibiotics. Learn about the symptoms and the difference between allergic reactions and side effects.

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Cefalexin

Cefalexin is used to treat bacterial infections in various parts of the body. This page explains how cefalexin works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Tramadol

Tramadol is a pain relief medicine. This page explains what tramadol is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Temazepam

Temazepam is a medicine that is usually used to treat sleeping problems or insomnia. To get temazepam, you will need a prescription written for you by a doctor.

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