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Allergic Reaction To Amoxicillin Rash
Son had allergic reaction to amoxicillin, full body rash, stopped meds, rash cleared up 6days ago, but now it looks like its coming back what, to do?
Seek wisdom: Rashes are a large part of pediatric care. Common dilemma is that viruses often cause harmless rashes (exanthums), but drugs used to treat secondary ear infections, sinusitis, etc. can be serious. Appearance, timing of rash is important. Recognition by a seasoned provider can be enormously reassuring. Allergists are called upon for diffucult rashes and can test for certain drug allergies. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Was on prednisone for a supposed allergic reaction to amoxicillin (took only 3) now on bactrim (4th day) and rash is coming back. Any ideas?
Allergy to medicine: Amoxicillin commonly causes a rash, called a drug eruption. The drug should be stopped and never used again. If the rash is severe, than Prednisone can be given, which suppresses the allergy until it goes away by itself. If you stopped the Prednisone too soon, the rash can come back, or you may now be allergic to bactrim, a sulfa drug that also causes many allergies. You should avoid bactrim. ...Read more
My 6month old is having serious allergic reaction to amoxicillin&clavulanate(augmentin prescribed by doc.Rash all over his body&face.What can I use?
Call your doctor: call the doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. Not all rashes are the same. They look different and can be caused by different things depending on if your child has had the antibiotic before and how many dishes the child has taken. Rashes in a child may be due to a virus and not antibiotics. Call your doctor. ...Read more
Bad itching and rash from amoxicillin. Is this an allergic reaction? Is there anything else that would be effective?
I've been taking 2 amoxicillin pills everyday for 5 days and had an allergic reaction. I have a rash all over my body, how long will this last?
Days: Typically drug allergic skin reactions such as hives or pinpoint rashes will begin to improve within 2 days of stopping the drug. The rash will then gradually improve over the next several days. With treatment, the course may be shortened and symptoms milder. Be sure to let your doctor know what is happening! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Missed 2 days of my liquid amoxicillin for strep. Just took a dose. Would an allergic reaction such as rash or anaphylaxis happen? I did 5 days of it.
My 9 month old was prescribed amoxicillian for an ear infection. After three days, little red rashes are on his body. Is it an allergic reaction?
My 11 month old son was diagnosed with an ear infection 2 days ago and was prescribed amoxicilin today I notice a rash on his face is this an allergic reaction?
Possibly: Most rashes while on antibiotics are more likely due to the body fighting off the infection than a reaction to the antibiotic. Having said this, i recommend discussing this with the prescribing physician and having the rash examined. Do not discontinue any medication without advise from his physician. Consult an allergist for possible testing if the rash is believed to be allergic in nature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby on amoxicillan for double ear infection broke out in rash on day 7.. Is this allergic reaction? Older daughter had hives on day 10..Worried.
Drug allergy: Penicillin and Amoxicillin allergy are common and the most common symptom is rash including hives. The rash can start while taking the medication or even within days after stopping it. Other reasons for hive like rashes are possible including infectious rash from strep or virus. There is a skin test for penicillin allergy that an allergist can perform if necessary to sort it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
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