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Antihistamines Not Working
Can a certain antihistamine stop working when taking to help with insomnia or skin rash and you need to switch to another? Tolerance?
Antihistamines: Possible, with continued regular use.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have hives all over. If this is caused from shampoo allergy how long will it take for hives to go away? Antihistamines not working.
Hives started 6 weeks ago on back of scalp and back. now they are everywhere except legs and face. antihistamines not working. been to allergist. ?
Dermatologist: Not allergist. Begin with a definition. Hives (urticaria) or something else? If hives for more than 6 weeks and no cause found, you have chronic urticaria which is not an allergy but is treatable. "Antihistamines" is not specific enough. Which meds at which doses? Any other meds or aspirin or supplements? ...Read more
Dryness?: Good morning, itching after bath is a very common symptom in many especially in those with atopic dermatitis. Water from skin, when evoporates after you come out of shower, draws energy needed for conversion from water to vapor state from the cells of skin causing irritation of nerve endings, and itching results. Apply cereve moisturizing cream on whole body after bath daily. ...Read more
How is cholinergic urticaria treated? Had it for 4 years. Antihistamines aren't working. Septra was the only thing. Once i finished it, it came back.
Allergist: Cholinergic urticaria can be very hard to treat me. Typically, I start with antihistamines. Often very high doses are needed. There Are some other options if that isn't working. I recommend seeing a board site certified allergist for further evaluation. Septea is not used for cholinergic urticaria. ...Read more
I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days.Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, what can I try?
Try seeing a doctor: If over the counter medications aren't doing the job, you need to see a physician for management. I suggest an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days.Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, help?
Itchy eyes: It must be allergy season where you live. If you have severe nasal allergies too, see an allergist, as controlling one helps the other. You can also get prescription steroid eye drops if antihistamine eye drops are not helping, did you try zaditor otc? Best is to see an allergist. ...Read more
Hives started in back of scalp and back now all over except face and legs. antihistamines are not working. shampoo? detergent? something else?
What is the best antihistamine or best thing to take to reduce the amount and viscosity of mucus? Otc stuff hasn't been working. Thanks!
NONE : Antihistamines will increase mucous viscosity. Increasing fluid intake and use of guafenisen will decrease mucous viscosity. ...Read more
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