allergy

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    Severe Ampicillin Allergy - thoughts?

    Hi All, I’m one of the people that keeps positing about weird medical situations on this site. If I had to explain it all, I’d say that my body is on fire. I’ve always known I’ve had an ampicillin and amoxicillin allergy, (as well as mupericin, azythromycin, and erythromycin allergies.) I’m not...
  2. M

    Accepted to Yale Elective!! Need advice!!!

    Could anyone offer their experiences at Yale as an elective student? I've been accepted for IM-Gastro and IM-Allergy/Immuno and a friend of mine I think has been accepted for General Surgery. If anyone could offer their experiences or advice as to whether it's worth taking, I'd appreciate it...
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    Allergy vs. Asthma Pathogenesis

    Hello! I understand the basic difference between allergies (type I hypersensitivities) in a general sense. But my question is...is there much of a difference in terms of pathogenesis? It seems to me as though they are both IgE/Mast Cell mediated, by the release of histamine (and other...
  4. R

    Allergy/Immunology Rankings

    Hi all, I'm an international medical student looking at doing an final year elective in Allergy and Immunology in the US, as this is a career I am interested in pursuing in my home country (a developed country like the US). Can anyone shed some light on what are the best/most prestigious...
  5. M

    I am growing these weird creepy bumps on my skin. Can somebody explain what this is??

    Just last night I saw these weird round bumps growing on my skin. They amalgamate in certain areas and I have no idea what they are. I barely noticed them at first, so they didn't itch at the time, but after I changed clothes I found them on my skin! I put some medicine on it (the yellow...