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A 35-year-old female asked:

Is allegra cream better for a rash or benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

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Dr. Danica Schulte
A Verified Doctoranswered
23 years experience
Depends on the rash: If it is an allergic rash or itchy, consider Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (but might make you tired). A steroid cream may work if it looks like eczema. A fungal rash can look very similar to eczema in certain cases and steroid cream would make it worse. I would consult your physician to try to figure out the cause of this rash. I avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.
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