A member asked:

I took benadryl (diphenhydramine) because my arms and back are itchy but there is no rash or welts or redness. i took clindamyin over 48 hours ago. random allergy?

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Dr. Corey Clay answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Unlikely: The scenario described is inconsistent with clindamycin allergy. In fact, rash-less itching is due to dry skin more often than not (which Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might worsen).

Answered 4/4/2016



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