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Doxycycline Sun Rash
I have rashes/acnes with white liquid (pus?) which can be easily popped on my chest and neck which appeared a week after taking doxycycline for an UTI
Doxy can cause a: Sun sensitivity that can lead to blisters or rashes on sun exposed skin. I would not pop blisters as they are sterile and there is less risk of infection. Try using aquaphor or vaniply and see a derm to confirm or refute diagnosis ...Read more
Many: There are many different classes of antibiotics that you could take if Doxycycline causes a rash. You should avoid other drugs in this class including tetracycline, Minocycline and tigecycline. What alternative antibiotic is chosen would depend on what infection or bacteria needed treatment. ...Read more
No: This is not normal and not good. Rash and throwing up after taking any medicine mean that you have abnormal reaction on this meds. Consult this with your doctor. He need to know that you have this reaction. ...Read more
Tick on arm w/ circle rash. Dr put me on doxycycline. Did I catch it in time b4 it gets serious? How long b4 side effects occur after starting doxy?
Rash on neck area after doxycycline use. Dr says maculopapular drug eruption. How is it treated & how long for it to go away after drug discontinued?
Rash: I believe the rash should go away 7-10 days after drug discontinued. ...Read more
Took doxycycline a week and a half ago for Ureaplasma Urealyticum. Have a red lacy rash on chest and don't feel well last few days. Is this a concern?
Hello Dr. I am taking doxycycline now day 7 and my face is broke out into an itchy rash. I too 10 ml of childrens byenadryl because that is all I have?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Cream or tabs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cordran, aczone, doxycycline x30 days for small rash one side base of scalp. 2 days of topicals; seems gone. Not started doxy. Is it needed?
Just started 100mg twice daily of doxycycline for tick bite/rash. How long before side effects start? If any? Severe nausea?
Should I worry about minor back pain, fatigue, and localized rash from doxycycline? The side effects are bearable and very minor.
Rash: If you are getting rash from the doxy, despite Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) contact the prescriber immediately just so he is aware. You two can develop a plan regarding when to stop the drug. Go to ER if pain worsens, fatigue slides into exhaustion, or the rash increases over the surface area of your body or gets more severe. Given your h/o melanoma? stage/? grade & fatigue, have lower threshold for working up back. ...Read more
Clindamysin and doxycycline oral left me with red rash and raw sensitive skin and tiny white heads with weird purple rash hues under akin. Help.
Please: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I've been on doxycycline 2 weeks out of 3 for bullseye rash. The rash faded but still have a raised red bump at bite location. Is Lyme still present?
I'm onto my 6th day of taking Doxycycline, yesterday I noticed a rash on my hands and arms which still hasn't gone. Could it be the medicine?
A tick bit me 5 weeks ago. It was engorged, I removed it. 6 Six days later a bullseye rash developed. I saw a doctor and took doxycycline for 21 days. I still have a red bump where the tick was removed, should I see a doctor again?
Tick Bite: Definitely see your doctor for follow-up. CDC recommends two-step testing. First step: EIA (enzyme immunoassay). If the EIA is negative, no further testing of the specimen. If the EIA is positive or possible, then a “Western blot” test is ordered. If ill 30 days, only the IgG blot is done. A positive diagnosis requires positive for both EIA and blot ...Read more
Is it ok to take both a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack and doxycycline safely together to treat a rash on your face?
Depends on…: What the rash is. If acute acne flare, the 2 drugs may be used without interaction. (caution: do not take meds with grapefruit juice as that can cause an interaction). If you don't know what the rash is, see your pcp or a dermatologist before using the antibiotic. For ex, poison ivy rash is helped with Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak but antibiotic does no good; may create resistant bacteria. ...Read more
On doxycycline for tic bite, sharp stabbing pain then a rash developed. Painful and itching and has heat. Rash developed after abd. Pain?
Tic bite: See your doctor and have him check you for lyme's disease ...Read more