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How Long Does A Rash From An Allergic
Anyone know how long after taking a new medicine that an allergic reaction (rashes, itching etc.) would occur?
See below: Most reactions start from the 1st to 4th dose of a medicine. ...Read more
Hours to days: If the rash you have is from a recent and brief exposure, if you have some topical benedryl cream, it should resolve relatively quickly. If you have had prolonged exposure, you might need to add a topical steroid for relief. This might take a couple of days. Finally, if the rash is infected, see your doctor as that might not heal on its own. ...Read more
Variable: Hives or urticaria may wax and wane then resolve within a day or 2 after ingestion or contact with a food allergen. However, poison ivy or nickel allergic contact dermatitis may take 4-6 weeks to eventually resolve. The time to resolution is also impacted by what medications are taken such as oral corticosteroids such as prednisone, which can decrease the time significantly. ...Read more
A few days: Rashes from something you ingest typically last for just a few days or less. The bigger question is what really caused the rash. People break out in rashes from time to time, and it's just human nature to blame the rash on something we ate in the last few hours. If the rash is continuing for more than a week, it probably has nothing to do with the echinacea; you should see your pcp to check it out. ...Read more
Help please? How long does it take for a rash to go away thats an allergic reaction to penicillin?
Had an allergic reaction to Sulfa. With the shot and meds the dr gave me, the rash is looking better. How long will it take it to go away completely?
How long will an allergic reaction rash from keflex last? I was on the pills for 13 days before the dr finally said it was an allergic reaction
I was allergic to antiperspirant deodorant, it gave me a rash and caused my lymph nodes to swell switched to non how long for it to be ok and un swell?
We found I am allergic to Prilosec but now my hot flashes have turned rash into hives how long normally take to go away ? Been 2 weeks.
Take an antihistamin: See your doctor if a trial of otc antihistamines do not work. He then should refer you to an allergist for further workup. I presume that you have stopped the medication and all similar meds. ...Read more
I've been taking 2 amoxicillin pills everyday for 5 days and had an allergic reaction. I have a rash all over my body, how long will this last?
Days: Typically drug allergic skin reactions such as hives or pinpoint rashes will begin to improve within 2 days of stopping the drug. The rash will then gradually improve over the next several days. With treatment, the course may be shortened and symptoms milder. Be sure to let your doctor know what is happening! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've got a rash from allergic reaction to antibiotics and just had a cortisone injection and have cortisone tablets, after how long will the rash go away?
7-14 days: Usually one week or less after stopping med, but can take as long as 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
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