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can you get a blister rash 2 weeks after taking zyrtec (cetirizine)?

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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Unlikely: It's unlikey that a blistering rash occur that far after taking zyrtec (cetirizine). I would look at other causes including infections, contact reactions due to plants or chemicals, or other new medications.

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How can I tell if my childs skin rash is from exposure to poison oak?

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Contact dermatitis: Poison ivy, oak and sumac all contain the same substance which causes a severe contact skin reaction in most people. The rash will appear from about 24-48 hours after the exposure to the plant oil. It is red, raised, very itchy and often has a seepy discharge or blisters. It will often appear in "streaky" lines on the areas which were exposed. Rash on the face can cause a lot of swelling.
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My sister is pregnant and has an unsightly rash all over her body. Her doctor says its normal, but ive never heard of it. What causes this?

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My newborn has a rash that looks like little pimples or freckles; will it go away?

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Yes: These rashes are common in newborns. The most common one peaks at 5 weeks of age and is gone by 2 months of age. These rashes tend not to itch. For a pimply rash that itches or is present after 2 months of age, contact your child's healthcare provider.
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Will the red, blotchy rash on my newborns face go away on its own?

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Yes: Many babies have rashes in the first few weeks after birth. One common rash is called erythema toxicum neonatorum. It's a scary sounding name for a completely harmless rash that looks like "flea bites". The spots come and go, are usually are present in the first few weeks of life and then resolve on their own. Of course, if your infant doesn't appear well, you should contact your doctor.
A female asked:

My daughter is 14. She has double session tryouts for soccer. That equals 4 1/2 hours of soccer a day. She has horrible blisters on her feet. Her second toe has a blister under her tonail. Her tonail is off colored now. What should we do. She has two more

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 41 years experience
Blisters under: Toenails are quite common in sports participants. If you're able to drain it, apply a topical antibiotic and wrap it in a band aid, that's about the best you can do short term. You might want to check on the size of the soccer boots. If too small, they can be making things worse. Also, i hope the coach/trainer has them wearing running shoes for the pure running workouts.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
She might try wearing two pair of socks on each foot and see if that helps. This was something I was taught back in high school by my coach and it worked for me. ( to prevent the blisters, not treat them.)
Aug 16, 2012

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