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My husband has a rash or hives all over his face, back and chest. He is a diabetic and has had ramsey hunt syndrome. He is not in pain but is really red and itches. Should be go to ER because the dr's office is closed or will benedryl help if it doesn'

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably

If antihistamine up to 4 times the usual daily dose does not help, see a doctor because itching is more miserable than pain and cannot be ignored.

In brief: Probably

If antihistamine up to 4 times the usual daily dose does not help, see a doctor because itching is more miserable than pain and cannot be ignored.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Have

Have you spoken to your doctor or the person covering him? One needs to look at the rash and have more info, to give you the best answer.

In brief: Have

Have you spoken to your doctor or the person covering him? One needs to look at the rash and have more info, to give you the best answer.
Dr. Marvin Den
Dr. Marvin Den
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many things that could cause a skin rash.
Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many things that could cause a skin rash.
Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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