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Itchy Rash On Shoulder After Laparoscopic Surgery
I had laparoscopic surgery two days ago and now have a very itchy rash all over my trunk. Would loratidine, atarax, (hydroxyzine) benedryl, or a topical work best?
See your surgeon: you need to find out why,your pain medication is the first suspect,antibiotic,or any other medicine prescribed to you that you took could be a suspect,rarely medication you were exposed to while you were under anesthesia. stop taking any medicine that you start after surgery,notified your surgeon immediately,and take loratidine,and benadryl (diphenhydramine) until the reaction is gone. not better go to ER. ...Read more
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
Had a laparoscopic surgery 4 weeks ago and the 5 surgical insicions are leaking fluid, itchy and the side harden, is it normal? what can i do about it
Not nirmal: Consult you surgeon for follow-upGet a more detailed answer ›
Had laparoscopic surgery few weeks back incision is starting to heal form crust but one of them is very itchy what should I do? I am afraid to scratch
Likely normal : Patients frequently complain of itching of incision sites during the healing process. This is normal as long as you don't have redness or drainage from the wound. It should go away over time. You're right not to scratch it as during the early healing process scratching and abrasion to the wound could lead to infection by introducing bacteria into a fresh wound ...Read more
4 mths post OB/GYN laparoscopic surgery. Incisions(pelvic bone) super itchy. Tried lotion, ice, heat. Is this normal? What else can be done?
I had surgery on my foot a week ago.Today i woke up with a painful, itchy rash that started on palms but has spread all over. What could it be?
Ck your post op meds: If you have palmer rash from post-op, and were placed on antibiotics, or other meds, you must consider if this could be a possibility or not. In either case, contact your foot doctor, or surgeon, and let her/him know about it, so they can advise you further. This is best done in person. You don't want this getting out of hand, and compromising your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?
? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more
i have a non itchy rash only on my hands...First it started on shoulder and extending till elbows...It is not itchy or burn...?
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