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Rash drug reaction

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Licker
Urology 49 years experience
It may take more than 1 day fro the itch to subside. Give it a few more days before you look for other treatment.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: At suspecting drug allergy, stop the offending drug and seek evaluation / counseling for possible use of antihistamine and a short 3-5 day course of s... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Depends on the: type of reaction. Generally hives will resolve faster than some of the other allergic rashes. Fixed drug eruptions can take days to weeks as can ery... Read More
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
SJS: SJS gets bad, not better. If rash is not getting worse and improving and you have no troubles breathing, then it should get better. You can take antih... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Unlikely: Most drug reactions occur within the first few days of starting
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Difficult to answer: It's sooooo hard to say anything about rashes without seeing them. If it looks like mosquito bites and they come and go rapidly, then likely hives an... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Yes, it looks redder: Any activities that increase the blood going to the skin will make rashes look red. Exercise, hot showers and even fevers can also make the redness m... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
See a specialist: A dermatologist or an allergist, the doctor who performed the biopsy would be able to direct your care, or get a second opinion on your own by checkin... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Start: Surely the doctor has advised you about a change in medicines. If not have a family or friend refer you to a doctor who pays better attention to your ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several: An anaphylactic reaction will result in difficulty in breathing, swelling of the throat and other mucous membranes and a rash. Other symptoms include ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Same thing: It's the same thing - just two different terms. Some side effects could be beneficial and so not an "adverse" reaction but the terms refer to the same... Read More

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