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People who are allergic to penicillin can experience allergic reactions in different ways. Some examples of an allergic reaction to penicillin can include:

-hives

-rash

-itchy skin

-wheezing

-swelling of the lips, tongue, or face

The most serious allergic reaction to penicillin is an anaphylactic response, which can be life-threatening. Anaphylactic reactions develop immediately after penicillin exposure in highly sensitive people. Anaphylactic reactions cause the airways to constrict and lower blood pressure. Signs and symptoms include:

-constriction of the airways

-shock associated with a marked decrease in blood pressure

-weak and rapid pulse

-hives and itching

-dizziness or fainting

-flushed or pale skin

-nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

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