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I was prescribed a sulfa antibiotic My father is allergic

Patient: I was prescribed a sulfa antibiotic. My father is allergic and had hepatitis as a teenager as a reaction. I am nervous to take sulfa drugs because of this. Would I be allergic too?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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