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Benadryl Anti Itch Cream
No it does not: No there is not enough absorption to make you drowsy unless used in very large body surface area. ...Read more
I have a 13 wk old baby & she has some rashes on her legs & she is starting to scratch herself. Is it okay to put on some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) anti-itch cream?
My 3.5 yr old got small bumps on her arms & legs she's not complaining or scratching i gave her Benadryl (diphenhydramine) anti itch cream its been 2 days what is it?
Try moisturizer: The bumps may be from dry skin and i would suggest that you apply moisturizer on her skin immediately after bathing on a regular basis. If the bumps are not bothersome and go away after a couple of weeks, just let it be. If they get worse or lasting more than a few weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have had extreme itching all over my body with no rash at all just scratch marks. I have been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and anti itch cream and doesn't help ?
Pruritis: See your primary care physician for labwork and exam. There are conditions such as liver problems that can cause itching without a rash. Try claritin and zantac (ranitidine) together, if not allergic and no contraindications. See your doctor soon. It must be miserable. Try and stop the itch-scatch cycle by trimming fingernails and wearing socks or gloves at night. ...Read more
I have had extremely itch skin for 2 days with no rash just scratch marks. Taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and anti itch cream not helping
There are many cause: of pruritus or itchy skin. Antihistamines need to be taken around the clock so try adding claritin D or allegra in am in addition to your benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical steroid. If not improving see doctor for work up. Only 50% of time do we find the actual cause of pruritus. Keep a diary of food and topical skin care (including any new detergents or cleansers). most common cause of itchy skin is dry skin ...Read more
Can I take Gold Bond Rapid Relief Anti-Itch Cream & Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Liqui-Gels without reaction to both? I'm allergic to a plant in my yard and I touched it
I have a yeast infection and took the medicine I was given... They said to use an anti itch cream to stop the itching but now it itches and burns more?
Have a really bad razor burn all over my legs that itches like crazy bc i used an old razor. Anti-itch cream doesn't help. Help please!
Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more
I have a rash on my stomach near my belt line i put anti itch cream and it won't go away. It itches? Do i need anti fungal cream ?
impossible to say: It is impossible to say without being able to see the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more
You can, but...: ...Whether it works will depend on the cause. If it's due to a yeast infection, for example, the effect will be temporary at best. Still, it won't hurt to try, and if it doesn't work, see your doctor and find out the cause. And by the way, "maximum strength" is a marketing slogan; 1% hc cream is actually not very strong at all - it's just the maximum you can buy without a prescription. ...Read more
Experiencing vaginal itching.
along with clear/ white discharge like on&off
Mild case no smell no pain
Can I use feminine anti-itch cream for itch?
What can I do to stop a rash from itching due to gorilla glue getting on my skin. I have tried an anti itch cream, a&d cream, and also just plain white lotion. Nothing seems to be helping. The rash looks like small bumps on my skin. But is very itchy and
Vinegar compresses: Try using cool compresses with vinegar. Add one two tablespoons to a basin of water, leave the compress on for twenty to thirty minutes. Vinegar acts as an astringent and is very soothing. ...Read more
Allergic reaction to a deodorant ( arrid xx ) I have clear leakage from under my arm. I also have itching and when i touch other parts of my body small bumps are now appearing. I'ved tried baking soda, anti fungal cream, anti itch cream.
How to heal rash from wool sweater I wore over 2 weeks ago. Very itchy red dots. Using hydrocortisone anti-itch cream not enough. Constantly itching.
Have a bruise on the back of my thigh for 2 wks it itches like crazy for 2 wks been taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and itch cream not working I need suggestions plz?
See a dermatologist: Could be several things, mainly infection needs to be ruled out, cannot suuggest online, history and physical examination by a dermatologist or your doctor first is needed, good luck ...Read more
I had an allergic reaction to some vaginal anti-itch cream and I have no clue what to do! my skin is peeling off down there around the area, my clitoris is swollen, it itches, and it hurts so much during sex. I've had a yeast infection before and this doe
Dermatologist: Stop having intercourse until this heals and get in to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Prescription: Scabies is not treatable with over the counter products as opposed to head lice. Elimite (permethrin) is the most often used scabicide .It is effective and safe. Even after adequate treatment itching can persist for several days and may need a topical or internal sterojd to resolve the post scabies itching. ...Read more
Yes: 1% c cream otc , caladryl lotion, pure aloe. ...Read more
Time for an exam: If you are itching and burning, then there is something wrong with the vagina. If the vaginal mucosa has become inflamed, then using over the counter anti itching medicine will probably not help and may cause burning. Call your doctor! ...Read more
I have rashes on both side of my grion area it don't itch or burn do I have something I use anti itch cream
Maybe: Tough to say. Since you have tried over the counter meds to no avail, i would see a dr. For a clinical exam to get a proper diagnosis and see if you need a rx medication to treat the area. Good luck. ...Read more
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