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How come my skin breaks out when I take penicillin?

How come my skin breaks out when I take penicillin?

Penicillin Allergy: Penicillin antibiotics are the most common cause of drug allergies. Some people who are allergic to penicillin are also allergic to other closely related antibiotics, including cephalosporins, such as cephalexin, cefprozil, and cefuroxime. Ask your pharmacist or doctor about these antibiotics. ...Read more

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I’m 28, mastitis, got a fever of 38.7℃, penicillin skin test +, and my baby is 40 days old. What treatment should I take? can I breastfeeding?

I’m 28, mastitis, got a fever of 38.7℃, penicillin skin test +, and my baby is 40 days old. What treatment should I take? can I breastfeeding?

Need chk: your mastitis should be treated with non penicillin antibiotics since you are allergic to penicillin specially since you have a fever if itinfection is one sided you can pump from that side and feed or for 2-3 days give formula ...Read more

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Anything that rubs my skin breaks into a hive fest . I itch it, my scratches turn into a hive fest. Never ending cycle of tourcher . Please help?

Anything that rubs my skin breaks into a hive fest . I itch it, my scratches turn into a hive fest. Never ending cycle of tourcher . Please help?

Pathergy: What you are describing sounds like a other guy reaction. Treatment will depend on the specific appearance to confirm this diagnosis and any other symptoms you may have. I would recommend you see your doctor to start an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin breaks out every time I shave?

What can I do if my skin breaks out every time I shave?

Change cream and/or: Simply change the shaving cream and/or use an electric razor may help. Also, add some skin moisturizer immediately after shaving can help. Minimize/avoid aftershave. If persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son's skin breaks out after he shaves. What could help this from occuring?

Skin care: Make sure he is using a good shaving gel or cream to protect the skin, and moisturize after shaving. ...Read more

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My skin breaks out because I work at a dusty place. How can I protect my skin?

My skin breaks out because I work at a dusty place. How can I protect my skin?

Maybe something else: Dust is often blamed for skin breakouts, but there are many possible causes. Let a dermatologist examine your skin, determine the exact cause, and prescribe an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My facial skin breaks out really bad while on sun holidays, have tried antihistamine but it still breaks out, i try and keep face out of sun?

My facial skin breaks out really bad while on sun holidays, have tried antihistamine but it still breaks out, i try and keep face out of sun?

Photo dermatitis?: Many patients suffer from sensitivity to sun, a condition known as photo dermatitis. We advise them to reduce exposure to sun. Using protective hats with long extension beyond the forehead can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have very dry hands to the extend my skin breaks and bleeds?

I have very dry hands to the extend my skin breaks and bleeds?

Hand eczema: You may have hand eczema that can be extremely uncomfortable and debilitating at times. Please see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treament. Other things to rule out could be chronic allergic dermatitis and psoriasis. ...Read more

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My skin breaks out sometimes and i'm just wondering how do I keep it clear from acne?

My skin breaks out sometimes and i'm just wondering how do I keep it clear from acne?

Manage it: Acne is a chronic disease and will recur from time to time until it remits as you get older. You'd do well to use topical benzoyl peroxide or a salicylic acid wash daily even if you are clear. If it's more severe, your physician may maintain you on a low dose of a systemic antibiotic, perhaps tetracycline 250 daily. ...Read more

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After being in the sun for a while my skin breaks out into a rash that looks like goosebumps. Why?

After being in the sun for a while my skin breaks out into a rash that looks like goosebumps. Why?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are many different things that cause this. ...Read more