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Winthrop, ME
A 24-year-old female asked:

Taking doxycycline and was in direct sun for 6 hours today. how long will this burning and tingling in hands, arms and face stay? how to treat?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Hours: & feel like days... Benadryl and Pepcid (famotidine) (both together, generic ok) can help reduce the skin sensation, but it will have to run its course. Unfortunately you have proven yourself to be one of the sun-reactive people to doxy.

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