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Betadine Allergic Reaction
Not really answering g question if had a reaction to betadine years ago will iodine used in CT scan be a problem I am not allergic to shellfish?
Unlikely: A contrast reaction is unlikely, However, please tell the technologists of the previous reaction. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos
Go see a doctor: You need to have this cultured to rule out fungus/bacteria. Try soaking in black tea for 10 minutes. Make a strong batch of tea and let cool, then soak. The tannic acid can help. Go get this checked out because 5 months - too long for tinea. Make sure you wear DRY shoes and socks. ...Read more
Are 2 best options for betadine reaction hydrocortizone & prednisone? Am 5 days post op for knee arthroscope and have ankle to mid thigh itchy rash
Avoid and meds: First it was important to identify betadine as the trigger of the rash, such that it can be avoided in the future. After a thorough skin cleaning to remove the betadine, typically oral antihistamines can reduce itching and topical cortisone medications may also help. The healing will be gradual. ...Read more
Wash-off first, then: Like most other cause of contact-allergies, avoidance is best treatment. If +contact, best is to wash-off as well as you can with warm water and soap. Then depending how severe, topicals such as calamide/cortisone can be used if skin is intact/or only minor abrasion. Oral benadryl/zyrtec help with itching. If more severe, you may need eval and prescriptions from your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Gram smear result yeast cell + and fungal hypea +,now im taking betadine supposetory,duracan,cefix 400mg.is this something i could afraid of..
Candida vaginitis: Candida (yeast & fungal hyphea) inside the vagina is common. The duracan (fluconazol) is very effective for treating this. The cefixime is treatment for a bacterial infection of some kind, but this antibiotic often leads to yeast vaginitis. Unfamiliar with betadine supposetories -- not prescribed commonly in the U.S. ...Read more
I had an IUD placed yesterday and my gyn used betadine to sterilize first which I am allergic to. I have hives. Are there long term consequences?
No: As long as you avoid betadine be sure to inform your doctor next time to use an alternative antiseptic. ...Read more
If you have an allergy to Chloroprep would you also be allergic to Betadine? After every surgery I break out in poison ivy type rash around site.
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