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Skin Rash After Surgery
Had hernia repair I developed a severe rash, blisters, sunburned looking skin. 2 dys after surgery. Still have rash. Could I be allergic to mesh.?
Check it out: This is most likely an allergic reaction, possibly to the soap/prep solution used to clean your abdomen prior to surgery. An over the counter dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will usually do the trick within a few hours. If not, it is worth checking with your surgeon to be sure that this "rash" is not a wound infection. ...Read more
My dad is suffering from a rash all over his body since December 2016 with occasional angioedema, he has diabetes and a history of cardiac surgery. So?
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
My son started getting a viral rash yesterday he's happy iin himself. He's due surgery Tuesday how long do viral rashes last?
It varies: Depends on the underlying cause of the rash. If it's viral then typically 2-4 weeks. ...Read more
Its been 1 yr & 5 months since l had a hysterectomy. Is it normal to get hashes in the vaginal area since my surgery been getting a lot of rashes. Why?
What should I do to avoid rashes arouond my anus nd recently I had recovered from fistula in ano thread surgery please tell me ointment?
I had ingrown toenail surgery today and my doc prescribed cephalexin cause I'm allergic to amoxicillin. I feel itchy, no rashes yet. Do I stop taking?
My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?
Yes: And in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 minutes after bathing. A rash can also be induced by scratching as well. Some skin rashes are caused by allergies (often contact, drug etc) while many are not. ...Read more
I have allergy, probably to Ponstan 500. The skin rash is nearly gone after 5 days, but now I start to have really bad rashes. What should I do?
Something else?: If the rash improved without treatment only to return a few days after (your dates were not defined), then the problem may be from something other than the drug implicated. If the rash was treated and returned after the treatment was stopped, then the rash (if due to the drug) may last for 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
Usually not: "hay fever" refers to the sneezing, itching and nasal congestion of allergic reactions to pollens, most commonly to the weed pollens and molds that are common during the time of year that hay is being harvested. Only in the most exquisitely allergic do these reactions cause rashes. Allergic rashes are very difficult to diagnose; see an allergist or dermatologist for help with this. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? Its at hairline neck face
surgery at the end of January. Near one of the incision sites is round red rash. It seems to get worse after I've showered or while working out?
Who Knows..: The site rash may or may not be directly due to the surgery. There is just no way of knowing for sure. Having said that, it would be prudent to keep a watchful eye on the condition. Certain activities can increase the blood flow to the area and cause a temporary redness. To remove all doubt, give your surgeon a call. It may be as easy as using a topical cream to address the condition. ...Read more
Yes: Vey common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Allergy most Common.: Always best to inform your surgeon with these types of problems after surgery. Often rashes are allergic reactions secondary to medications used around the time of surgery. Sometimes, solutions used to prep the abdomen may also be responsible for the hypersensitivity reaction. If an allergic reaction becomes systemic (swelling around the airway or difficulty breathing etc.) call 911. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without looking at the rash, and taking a full history of what you have taken or eaten or used on your skin recently, it is hard to tell what it could be. See a doctor for proper work up and diagnosis. ...Read more
My sister had internal surgery via her vigina. Afterwards she have now got a rash on the lips. Highly iterating. What can she do.
Had rash from surgery prep, the rash is gone now but scratched area has darkened and is now peeling (going on for 3 weeks) like sunburn. Help?
Wait: Give it time. If persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
I've got this rash on my face makes this small white little cysts that open up and new ones forming. But my face is on fire have tried everything but nothing is working. What can I use to get some relieve. Have surgery on thursday want it better befor?
Here are some. ..: Hi! StephM, How long has been after InterStim implant? Is the rash right on the battery and warm? If the InterStim has been in for weeks / months /?, and the rash is warm and right on the battery, go to see the implanting surgeon now / ASAP to make sure of no infection. If just freshly after implanted, it may be tape-related rash. But, if in doubt, still go to see the implanting urologist soon. ...Read more
Skin rash: The skin rash could be a sign of underlying infection from the stimulator lead. See the surgeon who implanted the stimulator to evaluate the rash as soon as possible. ...Read more
Rash: Some of the surgical "soaps" that are used to disinfect the skin before surgery can be irritating to the skin. If it is a contact dermatitis then benedryl cream will help with the itch and cortisone cream will help with the rash. You should probably at least contact your surgeon to see if he/she wants to evaluate it before treatment. ...Read more
Itch without Rash:
May be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes.
Any PETS in the house....
In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more
How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help?
Only hours: Clindamycin is only around for a few hours. It should be completely gone by 24 to 36 hours. Reactions are commonly caused by histamine. Any antihistamine such as tagamet or Zantac (ranitidine) may provide some relief as well. You should make sure your doctor knows about your issues in case you need something stronger like steroids. ...Read more
Rash: Consider any new medicines you may be taking as the most likely source. ...Read more
I have a rash all over if you rub on it you can feel a bumps under the skin. It itches what can this be?
Allergic to morphine face swells with rash and feeling of shaking inside was given dilaudid after surgery having the same symptoms could I be allergic?
Narcotic allergy: Narcotics are non-specific histamine releasers from mast cells. Histamine release can lead to itching, rash, hives or swelling. Some persons are more sensitive to these medications than others. Some narcotics are better tolerated than others as well. True allergy to these medicines is rare but you should still identify these medications as part of your 'allergies' is asked by a medical care person. ...Read more
My son is 3 years old about a week ago his skin broke out he broke out with a rash all over his body from his head all the way to his feet I took him?
?: Viral vs allergy are my best guesses, you leave me no clues to narrow this down... ...Read more
Husband ill for 3 weeks with fatigue, rash at recent surgical site (surgery was on 5/10/17). Sunday awoke with itchy rash over most of body. Labs from?
I had an anal fistula surgery and have a rash there now. Is it better to put Vaseline/linecaine on it at night or let it breath?
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