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A female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
May not be allergyl: Hives are not necessarily due to allergy. In many cases we find no cause for hives. One out of five people may have one episode of hives. At his point ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chronic Hives: Chronic idiopathic or spontaneous urticaria (hives) is the persistence of hives on most days of the week for a period of 6 weeks or longer. It is not ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: See a dermatologist and have the rash evaluated and treated. Soap will not help.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Red, raised and intensely itchy lesions that look like a mosquito bite are usually hives. Try an anti-itch topical cream two to three times daily and ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
By mouth, possibly: Rash to a cream usually is due to contact dermatitis. The best treatment is avoidance, namely stopping the offending cream. If the rash continues afte ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Tetmosol is a parasiticide, which works by acting against the burrowing mite Sarcoptes scabiei, the infective cause of scabies. Unless you have been d ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Itchy Neck: Your neck can itch as a result of an allergic reaction to perfume, soaps, food, medication, cosmetics or jewelry, as well as insect bites, lice, sunbu ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
INSECT BITE ALLERGY: It depends on the allergic reaction. If it is only itchy bumps, hc cream or other steroids plus Benadryl (diphenhydramine) intake will suffice. If th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunit Jariwala
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Meds side effects: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Allegra can occasionally cause diarrhea. These medications can be taken for symptomatic relief (if no symptoms, you migh ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Water, from the tap: When very irritate i recommend using no soap at all.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Zyrtec (cetirizine) will help with hives caused by food, drug or environmental allergies. If there are other symptoms beyond just hives be sure to ha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is a better: choice then the other soaps you brought up earlier.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Homemade: shea butter (whipped), rosehipseed oil, and vit Emixed together make an awesome chemical free moisturizer that is great for acne rone skin.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get a real Rx: This is unlikely to touch the deep-living bacteria that are part of the cause of acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, p ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: Antihistamines work by blocking histamines. Histamine is a chemical that can cause itchiness and hives. So it is possible that antihistamines can help ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
diaper rash: Sudocreme contains zinc oxide which is the same white cream lifeguards used to put on their noses to prevent sunburn. It is a water repellent to prot ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: Best treatment for eczema would be avoidance of ALL irritants, regular moisturizing with a bland agent and application of topical steroids (strength d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: They are meant to be antiseptics and not for controlling skin rash. Occasionally they are used for pustular skin rash.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aparna Shah
32 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You can take claritin, Allegra or zyrtec , they all last for 24 hours, the first two are considered non sedating, so they will not make you drowsy lik ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Safe: Those are nice choices, safe in most areas or most all ages.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sulfa rash: Although Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg up to 4 times daily can be taken to control the itching, the rash is unlikely to be controlled by an anti ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: on the reaction, if just hives and itching, yes benadryl (diphenhydramine) can control it in the right dosage, after discontinuing the offending drug, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need more info: It is difficult to know what it is with limited information you provide. A more history as how it occurs, how long you have it together with associate ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Prednisone will likely control most skin inflammation but may cause serious side effects if taken for a long time. It is also unusual for atopic eczem ... Read More

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