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Antihistamine For Rash
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
It's been about 9 days since shingles began? Thought they were a bug bite. Can I fly now, dr gave me keflex& otc antihistamine. Not big rash!
As a passenger, yes: not as a pilot though, enjoy your flight ...Read more
Itch all over no rash. Antihistamines and creams no effect. Bloods clear for kid, lib, thyroid. Soap free shower. Scratching. Gbs '09 i had this too ?
Many possibilities: To help you some additional questions to answer: 1) any travel to outside of us or snorkeling/scuba activity? Some parasites, infections can manifest this way. 2) understand no soap being used - but chemicals are everywhere. Anything new that you are being exposed to? 3) sexually active? Pregnancy, std can cause these symptoms as well 4) psychological factors? Anxiety, depression, ocd, etc. ...Read more
Suddenly itching without rashes, after wearing new shirt. Took antihistamine but still feel the same. Severe at night cannot sleep. 2 days already.
I develop rashes yesterday till now it covers half of my body& just recently found out i had lump on my nape?I took antihistamine thought it's allergy
Since 10 days, I am itching all over without any rashes. But when I scratch my skin gets damaged and red. Antihistamines only short term help no cure.
I have red raised rashes all over my body since my c-section and it has been over 6 months. I took several antihistamines, but it is still there. ?
Time to be seen: Need to see a dermatologist or allergist. I doubt this is due to your c-section. ...Read more
My 1 year-old was diagnosed w chicken pox.Its been >1mth now n new rashes r growing.Y?Shudnt it resolve in 3 wks?Can antihistamine b given for itch?
I'm concerned.: There are three possibilities. (1) it's not chicken pox. (2) it's chicken pox but your child's immune system isn't working correctly due to a congenital immune defect. (3) it was chicken pox (aka varicella) but there is a secondary infection. The most severe of these are caused by the same streptococcus ("strep") that causes sore throats. See your doctor. ...Read more