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A 65-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to treat an itchy rash? does not seem to be poison ivy and is not like hives and not a bite

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Itchy skin: The most important thing is to make sure your skin is moisturized. You can also try an antihistamine to reduce itching and if the rash is bad or persitstant, see a dermatologist.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Make sure you don't use Benadryl cream as it can sometimes make rashes worse instead of better.
Jul 31, 2012

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Last updated Jun 11, 2013

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