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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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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Hives (Definition)

A condition characterized by an outbreak of red bumps that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, or other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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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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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of angioedema?

How to get rid of angioedema?

See an allergist: No all angioedema is allergic and some forms do not response to epinephrine, steroids or antihistamines. I would recommend evaluation by an allergist to help pinpoint the cause of angioedema. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my heat rash?

How to get rid of my heat rash?

Cool down : Cool down. Loose clothing to allow skin to breathe. Barrier to keep skin from rubbing ...Read more

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How to get rid of chronic hives!?

How to get rid of chronic hives!?

See a specialist: either a dermatologist or an allergist/immunologist, chronic hives warrant professional evaluation ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No real cure: Although there is no real cure, proper moisturizing, topical steroids (triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, etc) and avoiding offending chemicals (alcohol-containing products, drying soaps, etc) can all help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No cure yet: Eczema is considered a chronic skin condition which is not curable, but treatable. It tends to get worse during dry/colder weath and better with warmer and more humid temperature. Keep skin moist, avoid excessive cleansing/scrubbing/hot bath/showers etc...Generous use of skin lotion helps. At times, topical meds/steroids, or oral medications may be needed. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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How to get rid of poison ivy rash?

How to get rid of poison ivy rash?

Poison Ivy: There are specific products that you can buy that will wash the Urushiol off. Some options of treating poison ivy include calamine lotion, oatmeal soaks, Hydrocortisone cream and antihistamines. Anything which has touched urushiol from the poison ivy needs to be cleaned (clothes, shoes, gear etc.) Oral steroids are sometimes indicated. ...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 body rash?

How to get rid of a body rash?

Many different Rx's: Depends on what is causing the rash: allergy, fungal vs bacterial infection? See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fever blisters?

How to get rid of fever blisters?

Valtrex, (valacyclovir) famvir: If you have sever or frequently recurrent fever blisters it is vest to treat with oral antiviral for a week to lower the viral count. If recurrences are frequent a preventive dies of medication one to two pills a day will prevent recurrences. Document severity and length of episodes to determine if treatment of this episode or longer term is better gor you, . ...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 the genital rash ?

How to get rid of the genital rash ?

See your doc: It is hard to know without an exam. Diagnosis can be difficult even when looking at rashes so you need to see your doc, PA or nurse practitioner. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on stomach quickly?

How to get rid of rashes on stomach quickly?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of hives usually?

How can you get rid of hives usually?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines are the most commonly used remedy for hives. ...Read more

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Trying to get rid off a rash and hives lasting 2 weeks. I am concerned that it is corn or sugar related. What to do in mean time besides elimination?

Trying to get rid off a rash and hives lasting 2 weeks.  I am concerned that it is corn or sugar related.  What to do in mean time besides elimination?

Antihistamines: Eliminate the possible cause but I do not think it is sugar related. Corn allergy is possible and can be diagnosed with a skin test by an allergist. Treatment with Allegra 180 mg once daily may help. Zantac (ranitidine) 150 twice a day is also helpful in hives. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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