Health & Fitness:Medicine
Penicillin Allergy and the Health Benefits of Challenging It
About 10% of people report that they have a penicillin allergy when asked. But most of those people are not truly allergic to the medications. This week we discuss penicillin and penicillin allergy. Our guests Trisha Wendling, Nurse Practitioner and Tricia Earl, Clinical Care Coordinator, RN, join us to talk about what happens when a child is labeled as having the allergy, what it takes to test and see if it’s a true allergy and the many benefits of being able to take penicillin, especially for children.
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