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How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

Newly HIV positive?: Hiv seroconversion can appear in a variety of ways. A common way is a rash that can even be as severe as one causing hives. If you have any concerns that you got infected from HIV please find an expert to help you through this time. You can look here: http://www.Glma.Org. There are some great doctors in chicago that can walk you through this scare. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I was taking lamosil for 35 days when i started breaking out in a rash and hives. How long will that last? I've been off for 3 wks?

I was taking lamosil for 35 days when i started breaking out in a rash and hives.  How long will that last?  I've been off for 3 wks?

Up to about 3months: Lamisil (terbinafine) can last in the system for a long time because it distributes to skin, nail, central nervous system and even adipose (fat) tissue. It may remain in the system for up to 3 months after therapy is discontinued. Increase water intake to help its elimination. The rash/hives should be improving with time .If its not improving or getting worse please see your physician for care. ...Read more

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Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

Days: It may last several days. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine up to 4x daily to see if this helps. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are natural remedies for hives/papular eruption ? And how long do they last ?

What are natural remedies for hives/papular eruption ? And how long do they last ?

Hives: It is important to look for cause as well as treatment. Cool compresses generally help and heat aggravates. Good hydration in general may help prevent. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rashes for years, hives in last year.?

What to do if I have rashes for years, hives in last year.?

See an allergist: chronic hives, or urticaria needs evaluation, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

See allergist: The hives are not related to your Rheumatic fever. Consult an allergist to find out the reason. Wow, I have not seen a case of rheumatic heart disease since my internship year decades ago. ...Read more

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How long should I expect my post viral rash to keep breaking me out into random hives?

How long should I expect my post viral rash to keep breaking me out into random hives?

No way to know.: My standard answer to that question is, "my crystal ball is in the shop." urticarial eruptions can persist for days to weeks after the virus is gone; how long is totally unpredictable. A long-acting antihistamine such as fexofenadine (now available otc) can be very helpful until the reaction subsides. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because the rash/symptoms usually last - the itching/stinging/hives, etc?

I'm concerned because the rash/symptoms usually last - the itching/stinging/hives, etc?

? Chronic urticaria: better check with a dermatologist / allergist, check aaaai.irg or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more

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I had lobster last night and got a rash and hives. It went away for a while but now it's coming back. What should I do?

I had lobster last night and got a rash and hives. It went away for a while but now it's coming back. What should I do?

Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It sounds like you might have a lobster/shellfish allergy. It is best to try otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if that will help the hives to resolve. It is wise to contact your doctor, as he/she may recommend allergy testing to evaluate if that may be a new allergy you may have developed. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Hives (Definition)

Also known as urticaria, hives are an outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). Hives vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more