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In September last year I developed a very sudden urticaria/angioedema. It happened very quickly and for half a year I'd wake up covered in a rash, my face would swell occasionally, and there seemed to be no reason for it. I went to an allergist, no allergies to anything. Then in half a year it disappeared suddenly. I no more get such rashes randomly, but I discovered that I'm developing allergies to painkiller medication (tylenol/advil). Those also happened suddenly. I got sick with a fever and took a tylenol and within 20 minutes I was covered in a rash/swollen lip. I went to an allergist again, tested me, allergic to tylenol but not to advil. However, I discovered the same thing happening with advil, but when I take more than 1 pill in a small period of time (I took one yesterday, I was fine; I took another one today, but today my lip got swollen within 15 minutes).
Also, I'm getting a rash when eating food that's been in the fridge for a while. Not spoiled, but sitting there for a while. This happened with a meat that I cooked, and also with a chocolate cake. There is no way in hell I'm allergic to meat/chocolate in general, I eat them all the time, and I'm completely fine (as long as they're fresh, I suppose).
I haven't gone on any new medication, I don't know what is going on. The allergist wasn't able to give me any answers, only confirmed what I already knew from experience. I went in for x-ray/blood testing and I am completely healthy.
I don't know what to do or to make of this. Does this mean I'm allergic to all painkillers now? What if I need a painkiller for something, or if something urgent happens, what do I tell doctors/etc? I THINK I'm allergic to MAYBE ALL over-the-counter painkillers?
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