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Drug allergy symptoms can be misdiagnosed

Drug allergies are often hard to diagnose because its symptoms are common to other conditions. The drug allergy called eosinophilic lung disease is often associated with coughing and shortness of breath resulting from lung damage due to excess eosinohils in lungs. Antibiotics are generally the most likely drug to cause an allergic reaction.

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Date: 3 November 2004

Source: The Pittsburgh Channel


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