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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Jain
Pediatrics 23 years experience
It depends: It depends on the antihistamine and when you are exposed to the cause for your allergies. Antihistamine pills generally take at least 30 minutes to t... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Allergy: Remember the best treatment is avoidance and we have the same problem. I'd sacrifice to be with my dogs too, hehehe. If you can tolerate Benadryl (dip... Read More
Dr. James Lin
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Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Congratulate for finding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to relieve the symptoms dog-related allergy. Following Dr. Delrosario's view-avoidance is really d... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
Steroid inhaler: Talk to your doctor about steroid inhalers. You should also talk to him or her about getting allergy shots on a regular basis.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Steroid nasal spray: By prescription of nasocort is now otc. Also Astepro is an antihistamine nasal spray by prescription which usually does not affect the prostate, check... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Need to be seen: Either allergies or recurrent problems with sinus drainage may still be problems. You need to see your ENT doctor. If he/she cannot resolve the issu... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Not usually: in some instances, antihistamines and inhibit bladder emptying with back up of urine and kidney dysfunction. This can be serious, but it is rare and g... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Anti histamines: You can take either an antihistamine or H2 blocker (or both immediately following using an epipen (epinephrine). It may help stop a worsening alle... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Skin issues usually require a direct visual evaluation for diagnosis and treatment. This site does not let us see uploaded photographs & you have ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Probably not: This appears to be a contact allergy or irritant reaction and as such an antihistamine would not likely do anything. Avoidance of the contact agent an... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Day or so: Medications that last for 4 hours or so are probably completely gone with a day or so.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Sosometimes: Sometimes they will help with itch.
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