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itchy rash after taking prednisone

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Rash not due to prednisone.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
It is possible.: Any medication can cause a rash if you are allergic to it. Consult with your doctor.

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Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See below: Rash on the side of the operation that appears after 3-5 days, does not expand in regard to affected area and is primarily itchy is consistent with co ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Need more details: Probably best will be a potent prescription cortisone such as clobetasol rubbed in twice a day. See a dermatologist.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Revisit your doctor: meanwhile, OTC antihistamines, read the labels carefully, if difficulty in breathing is really bothersome, go to urgent care or ER, best wishes
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adham Hegazy
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes , it is possible: Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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A common rash in : the skin folds of the inner thigh is jock itch.This can be treated with over the counter anti-fungal medicine.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: If this happens when you are in the countryside , you are likely allergic to something outdoors or even to the sun. I would suggest that you consult ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor for eval: The rash needs to be evaluated. Need to see your primary care physician or a dermatologist who will need to do careful history and Physical exam.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rashes: Most allergic rashes are itchy however, not all itchy rashes are allergic. A good example is scabies that is cause by an arthroppod (insect) that tunn ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: start with your doctor, who may refer you to a dermatologist, it could very well be a fungal infection. Kindly don't use a strong steroid, prescriptio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities: Your question is too vague to answer in detail. An itchy rash can be due to many things most likely allergic but could be from any number of medical c ... Read More
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