Doctors believe I had a severe allergic reaction to macrobid 7 days after I finished medication it's been 7 weeks and still having streaking on my skin while taking Allegra... how long can this last?
I tend to agree with the answer pledge gave you. If you were truly allergic to macrobid, you should have had problems while on it with itching, hives, hard to breathe, swelling of the face, throat, tongue etc... This almost sounds like you have a allergy to something else if it's a rash type of thing & has not gone away. I would see a dermatologist also or an allergy doctor. Are you eating something new that you haven't before, or wearing something new? It could be anything from clothing to food or even a different medication or supplement. Allergies are hard to pin down at times. You may need to be tested for allergies.Sometimes dye in new clothing can be the culprit. When we change seasons, many people buy new clothes. Have you tried any cortisone cream on it at all? They have it OTC so you don't need a prescription.
I would also try that instead of allegra . Allegra is used more for seasonal allergies which include watery itching eyes, a runny nose, sneezing & so on. Don't think it will do much for skin problems at all. A topical cortisone cream would do you better. Just a thought or two...
Additional info... I spent 5 days breaking out in hives at home while being given steroid from dr... Ended up in hospital for 3 days with different steroid and other med to try and stop hives... They eventually stopped... been to
Allergist who recommended Allegra twice daily until streaking stops... Maybe I'm
That one case where this could last months? Anyone ever have hives followed by this streaking?
Hello everyone, I see this feed started back years ago but I am at my last bit of hope. I developed a delayed reaction to macrobid as well. 7 days after finishing my full dose. I was in and out of the ER. I not only broke out in hives from head to toe but also was in bed for 3 weeks with excruciating pain. My organs felt like they were on fire with pain that felt like it was inside my bones. I have seen many specialists. They have had many tests run to make sure my hives are not caused by a hidden infection.
Everything comes up negative. I now have been living with extreme itchy, streaking skin with hives and muscle/joint pain for 3 months.
I basically live off Zyrtec. I have had a full body cortisone shot after many other tries to calm down my system. Nothing works.
I am starting to feel this medication has ruined my body. If anyone has information about a similar situation please let me know. I have had to change my lifestyle completely and feel very ill.
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