true allergy to iodine is a medical myth

All those potassium iodide tabs people bought for radiation exposure carry an allergy warning. So this is a good time to point out that a true allergy to iodine is a medical myth.

Many people are labeled as having an iodine allergy if they have a reaction to iodine-containing foods or drugs...seafood, Betadine, etc.

These people are then sometimes denied radiocontrast dyes or other products that contain iodine.

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