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How to get rid of an allergy rash?

How to get rid of an allergy rash?

Out damn rash: Best way is identify and then avoid the cause. If itchy oral antihistamines can help. Topical medications esp. Steroids can help but should only be used briefly. If persistent check with pcp. May need to see dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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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


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How to get rid of an allergic reaction rash?

How to get rid of an allergic reaction rash?

Allergic rash: Usually it takes prescription medications, such as topical and sometimes oral steroids. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a allergic rash fast?

How to get rid of a allergic rash fast?

Define it: Most rashes that people think are allergic, aren't. Contact dermatitis is treated by avoiding the allergen and using steroid creams; hives are treated with antihistamines. But the first thing to do is figure out what it is. See your primary care doctor; if you think it's allergic, you can see an allergist, or a dermatologist will be able to help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an allergic reaction quickly?

How can I get rid of an allergic reaction quickly?

Epinephrine: Epinephrine or Adrenalin is the most effective treatment for severe allergies and it works in just minutes. Antihistamines can take up to a couple of hours and work for mild allergies. Steroid medication can take a couple to several days to become effective. Most importantly, avoid the allergies in the first place if possible. ...Read more

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How to get rid of allergic reaction to condoms?

How to get rid of allergic reaction to condoms?

Hydrocortisone : Topical steroid creams such as Hydrocortisone 1% cream can be tried for at most 1 week to treat minor contact dermatitis to latex from condoms. Non-latex condoms can be used to prevent future reactions. Consult a dermatologist if rash is not improving. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an alcohol allergy?

How to get rid of an alcohol allergy?

Avoidance: The best approach to any allergy (food or beverage) is avoidance (eliminating it from the diet). Typically the allergic is trigger is not the alcohol itself, but some other ingredient--liqueur, hops, wheat, brewer's yeast, etc. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of an allergic cough?

How can you get rid of an allergic cough?

Depends on source: Cough from "allergies " often has an asthma mechanism and/or is related to post nasal drip from allergic rhinitis. Eliminating/minimizing the allergic exposure, when possible is best done. Treating the allergic rhinitis (nasal cs, antihistamines, etc.) and/ the asthma/"asthma like" syndrome (inhaled cs, bronchodilators,etc.) should work. Desensitization, when indicated, is another option. ...Read more

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How to get rid of allergic rhinitis?

How to get rid of allergic rhinitis?

Allergy treatments: Typical treatment for allergic rhinitis include avoidance of allergic triggers, oral antihistamines, leukotriene modifying drugs, nasal steroids, nasal antihistamines and allergy shots. ...Read more

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How do you rid of an allergic reaction?

How do you rid of an allergic reaction?

Get rid of allergen: The only definitive way to cure an allergic reaction is to remove whatever is causing it. It may take some detective work between you and your doctor to find out what that is. We also use antihistamine tablets and other medications to lessen the symptoms. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of a food allergy rash?

What can you do to get rid of a food allergy rash?

Antihistamines: Rash due to allergic reaction will generally improve with antihistamines, occasionally topical steroids. Avoidance of the suspect food helps. Special case: "dermatitis herpetiformis" recurrent skin eruption mostly in some patients with celiac sprue. Rx involves treatment for sprue, i.e. No gluten in diet. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an allergic reaction on my face quickly?

Cream: A steroid cream and an oral antihistamine may help a bit but it is likely to persist for a couple of days.. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of allergic conjunctivitis?

How can I get rid of allergic conjunctivitis?

Desensitization: The only treatment shown to reduce al allergic reaction to an allergan is to be desensitized through shots over a prolonged period of time. Otherwise the treatment is block the histamine reaction with an antihistamine ...Read more

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How to get rid of skin reaction?

How to get rid of skin reaction?

See your doctor: Unfortunately, this is going to be nearly impossible to answer without knowing what kind of skin reaction you are having. If it's bumps,itching, or redness, or other discoloration, or scaling,burning, pain, dryness/flaking, swelling, or having any kind of discharge or warmth- any of these things could fall into a ton of different diagnoses that can only be determined with an exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash due to bismuth?

How to get rid of a rash due to bismuth?

Stop any bismuth: Pepto-bisnol contains bismuth, do not use it and go over any meds or otc you are using to check to ingredients. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an itchy throat due to allergies?

How can I get rid of an itchy throat due to allergies?

Antihistamines: There are several newer antihistamines that are now over the counter. Allegra, zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) to name a few. Try these at suggested dosage. If they don't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a red rash?

How to get rid of a red rash?

Rash: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to make a diagnosis and treatment plan. The rash could be due to medication, a contact dermatitis as in poison ivy, or a virus as in seen in pityriasis rosacea. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots caused by allergic reaction?

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How to get rid of spots caused by allergic reaction?

Cortisone creams: Most allergic skin rashes (eczema, allergic contact dermatitis such as poison ivy, insect bites) respond to topical corticosteroid creams. Hydrocortisone 1% is effective for mild conditions, and there are stronger products which are available with a prescription. If the rash is from hives, oral antihistamines, such as allegra, zyrtec, and Claritin (loratadine) should work. If it does no respond, see an M.D. ...Read more

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What can be used to get rid of a poison ivy rash?

Steroids : You should see your dermatologist for treatment. Your dermatologist can give you the correct steroids. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a allergic rash fast?

Define it: Most rashes that people think are allergic, aren't. Contact dermatitis is treated by avoiding the allergen and using steroid creams; hives are treated with antihistamines. But the first thing to do is figure out what it is. See your primary care doctor; if you think it's allergic, you can see an allergist, or a dermatologist will be able to help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of allergic rash on forehead and above eyes?

How can I get rid of allergic rash on forehead and above eyes?

Identify trigger 1st: While treatment with topical steroid creams is helpful for most allergic rashes, one must be careful with prolonged use especially on the face/eyelids. With the help of a dermatologist or allergist, find the trigger, so that it can be avoided. Consider products that touch this part of the face such as eye glasses, hat bands, etc. A patch test may be helpful in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an allergic reaction rash?

Allergic rash: Usually it takes prescription medications, such as topical and sometimes oral steroids. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of an allergic reaction rash that's on my face and neck? Help?

How can you get rid of an allergic reaction rash that's on my face and neck?  Help?

Allergic reaction: If it is true allergic reaction, then avoidance of the allergen will curb the reaction hopefully. Using an anti-allergy preparation such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night might help. Hydrocortisone cream once to twice daily on the affected areas excluding eyes may be tried for no longer than 2 weeks at a time. If those fail, definitely see a doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of liquid-filled bubbles on my hand from my allergic rash?

Allergic Rash: Leave them alone! cool compresses, gentle cleansing and pat dry, topical anti-itch if none of the blisters are ruptured. If ruptured, use non-sedating oral antihistamines. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this allergic reaction rash from a pill?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this allergic reaction rash from a pill?

Time and meds: Most medication reactions will begin to improve within 48 hours after stopping the medication. To ease the symptoms of a drug allergic reaction, antihistamines such as zyrtec, Claritin (loratadine) or Allegra can help. On occasion oral steroids like Prednisone are needed. If the rash is blisters or progressing, then a doctor's visit is important for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reaction to food and there is a rash on my face how do I get rid of it?

I had an allergic reaction to food and there is a rash on my face how do I get rid of it?

Urticaria: The fancy name for what you have is called "urticaria". If you didn't do anything the rash will clear on it's own. However, to speed up the process take 1 Claritin (loratadine) every morning. In addition, rub in 1%hydrocortisone cream 2 times each day for 20 seconds. Avoid caffeine and alcohol as these tend to increase the appearance of the redness. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the rash on my chest from my allergic reaction to icy hot? It burns and itches

How do I get rid of the rash on my chest from my allergic reaction to icy hot? It burns and itches

Irritant Dermatitis: Otc Hydrocortisone and/or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream can help unless you have any open sores. I would also recommend using an otc oral antihistamine to decrease the itch associated with this. If it spreads or worsens, then it could also be infected. Be vigilant and keep a diary if it persists so you can tell your doctor about this. Also, a picture is worth a 1, 000 words to a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a rash type of alergic reaction on my face it burns and itches and is really red what can i do to get rid of it?

I have a rash type of alergic reaction on my face it burns and itches and is really red what can i do to get rid of it?

See dermatologist: You need to give more details on the distribution of the rash such as whether it crosses the bridge of your nose. I suspect what you may have is rosacea which is aggravated by any increase in core body temperature. But on skin rash, one really needs to look at the lesions themselves to venture a guess. ...Read more

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Got a rash after using the intuition razor (the one with the soap already on there) could this be an allergic reaction or razor bumps. What can I do to get rid of them ?

Got a rash after using the intuition razor (the one with the soap already on there) could this be an allergic reaction or razor bumps. What can I do to get rid of them ?

Keep area clean: The reaction is most likely an irritant reaction from the razor. Depending on the area of the bumps, i would just try keeping the area clean with soap and water first. If it was bad and would not go away, you could try an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. I would not use this treatment on the face or private areas. ...Read more

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Getting rid of an allergic rash - is hydrocortisone the best cream?

Getting rid of an allergic rash - is hydrocortisone the best cream?

If it works for you: Otc cortisone is a good cream for allergic rash, but often too weak for adult skin (quite good/adequate for kids and mild rash). There are many other creams/cortisone-variations will require prescriptions and thus must consult doc. So if rash is mild and otc works well, then it is good for you. Calamide may help as well. If not better, consult dor for a different treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do callimine lotion get rid of rashes?

No: Sometimes it can be soothing. There are many different rashes and many different remedies. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chikungunya rashes?

How can I get rid of chikungunya rashes?

Chikungunya: Rash is common w red patches w raised dots. Some potential skin issues that can occur w Chikyngunya include Erythema multiforme, Erythema nodosum, swelling & tenderness of hands & feet & bullous skin lesions. Some males have developed aphthous-like ulcers in the groin & some women have presented w vulvar ulcerations. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated with topical corticosteroids > ...Read more

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I have strong rashes in my anus, how do I get rid of it?

I have strong rashes in my anus, how do I get rid of it?

Have it medically: evaluated for correct diagnosis. Diagnosis will determine treatment plan. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old male .There are few round rashes in my body .How can I get rid of it?

I am 18  years old male .There are few round rashes in my body .How can I get rid of it?

Depends: It's hard to say what type of rash you have without further information and looking at your rash itself. If you are worried about your rash, then go to your doctor to be evaluated so you can get treatment for your skin rash. There is a lot of things that can cause a round, red rash. The cause of your rash could be anything from a contact dermatitis to a yeast infection or something else. ...Read more

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I get really bad stress rashes and i need to know how to get rid of it asap please i need a remedy?

I get really bad stress rashes and i need to know  how to get rid of it asap please i need a remedy?

Can't make diagnosis: Unfortunately, with the limited descriptioin you have given, it is impossible to make a diagnosis or recommend a therapy. Many skin conditions, while not caused by stress, are aggravated by it. You need to see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis and prescribe a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my arm.?

That would: Depend on the cause of your rash. Dermatologic eval would help to establish cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my face?

Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. If it persists it is best to see physician for evaluation , tests if necessary and treatment. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more