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463595 tn?1334000822

red skin inflamation with rash

Hi does anybody know hot to treat it
it started 2 weaks ago after i visited house of my friend that has a dog,started on a neck bt know is oeverywhere and its ichy. i am taking benadryl no help
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179530 tn?1368940203
Hey girl, it looks like an allergy, but it couldn't be to your friend's dog since you have your own pup. Have you switched laundry soaps or lotions?  Try products for sensitive skin. You poor baby! I feel for you sister. I hope this helps.
Oh, and make sure you didn't have contact with a poisonous plant like poison sumac, poison ivy, or poison oak. Go to poisonivy.aesir.com to identify any dangerous plants you may have had contact with. Use Caladryl Clear lotion to soothe the itching and pain. You'll be in my prayers.
463595 tn?1334000822
thanks , its the dogs we have to gave our away b/c even he had hairs he was causing my alergies
463595 tn?1334000822
also i forgot to mention that the red spot are warm almodst hot like you would have fever
563773 tn?1374250139
The symptoms are suggestive of hives or urticaria. Hives (medically known as urticaria) are red, itchy, raised areas of skin that appear in varying shapes and sizes.

The mainstay of treatment of hives is antihistamine which may be necessary for prolonged periods. You can give non-sedating antihistamines such as Cetirizine. Sedating antihistamines such as Benadryl is used at night to get urticaria control. Short courses of oral cortisone or steroids are taken for short periods (one to three days) to settle more severe symptoms but they are available under prescription.
You may take Vitamin C along with the prescribed treatment. Vitamin C is a general anti-allergy supplement. It helps stabilize mast cells so they are less likely to release histamine.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

463595 tn?1334000822
thanks it lasted alrewady for 2 weeks the skin is ligly peeling of , i dont want to take steroids since they are the one that couse it in first place couple months ago, never got diagnosed:( i was in and out of hospital till I end up there withb skin and blood infection caused by bacteria simillar to herpies
also what might be imported iss that the spots i touch are geting white when pushed in. if you look at nmy profile there is coup,e more pictures. can it be to some hormonal changes since it all started about 2 mnth aafter i had my sonb
463595 tn?1334000822
ok so i just home back from hospital were i end up pn friday. they said it was alergic reaction follow by infection i am still on antibiotic (keflex)and prednozone for 1 month + u;ltram for pain, atarax for itching, kenalog cream (another steroid) , claritin and some ear drops + vitamin c and next wek i can start benadryl again
1102211 tn?1430690401
Can anyone help - I have a raised, sore, itchy rash around the front of my neck. Dr said it is a skin infection and so on antibiotics, but each night my eyes swell, my lips are sore and my neck drives me mad with being so itchy.
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