Skin rash after surgery - Doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Needs to be seen: The possibilities are too numerous to to be able to give you an answer. The biggest concern however is that you could have a complication from surgery including an infection. The best person to call to give you an answer would be the person who did the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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