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allergic reaction to my medicine

I started taking antibiotics this morning and I have to take them 3 times a day. By lunch after the second time I took them my throat swelled to about 30% this happened to me last week on diff. Antibiotics and my doc told me to deal with it. So I took some reactine like before and tried to deal with it later in the night I took my meds for the third time I took another reactine then went to bed, I woke up at 1120 and my throat was swollen over 75%, and this is what else happening to me:my nails are kinda blue, my lips lost some of their color, I can't situp quickly or I get really really really light headed, I see bright spots, im dizzy and I'm keep almost falling asleep but I'm scared my throat will close all the way if I do go to sleep.. Im not gasping for air and im staying calm breathing slowly, my parents are strick that i only call an ambulence when its 100% closed (i have an epi pen cuz i take these kind of reactions just never to meds) and i cam technically still breathe nobody is with me to take me to thehospital so I took another reactine and having been awake waiting for it to go down, it's now 230 am and it's down to 60% swollen, most of the other stuff is abit better. Which leads to my question my docs office is closed till Monday should I go to the hospital in the morning when I can get a ride or deal with it until my docs is open?
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888297 tn?1241019700
in order for you to know better about your allergy just use Allergy Kits or just go to the hospital cause they have this kit to test your allergy.
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kindd is correct.  Don't know why your Dr said to deal with it but you were very close to anaphylaxis which is life threatening.  Please stop taking the medication and yes, if you do not continue to improve, go to EM before Monday and think about another Dr.
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563773 tn?1374246539
The symptoms that you are having are due to an allergic reaction to the medicine.Pls stop it immediately and take some antihistaminic like Benadryl or Claritin.If the symptoms worsen then pls consult ER immediately as oral and systemic steroids may be needed.Pls don’t take any further doses of the medicine that you have taken as it may cause life threatening anaphylaxis.

I hope that helps. Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional queries. Kind regards.

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