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Hives vs Rash - What's the difference between them?

Can taking doxycycline for acne worsen my skin?

It has been around 4 weeks that I have been taking doxycycline 100 mg once daily. My skin has got a bit worse actually with many new pimples and cysts sprouting up and the dark red marks on cheeks are not fading. Is it normal or should I stop using it from now on?

Has anyone experienced itchy forearms, from elbow to wrist, no reason?

. I have no rash and no interactions w/medications/vitamins I take (have taken the same for approx 1 yr). This started 4 - 6 wks ago (no dry skin or sun damage). So far, I have tried Cortizone-10, Lamisil, Tinactin, Benedryl cream, Medline Skin Repair cream, Cetaphil, even Selsun Blue (known to... read more

What skin conditions can betamethasone be used for?

Is hyper-pigmentation after iron infusion normal?

i recently just had an iron infusion about two weeks ago and i immediately noticed that my skin has turned darker than it normally is. it was a 1000 mg of dark brown fluid and im afraid it has darkened my skin. my eyes have since turned brown too. is this something i shouldve expected and is it... read more

How do I neutralize capsaicin topical liquid that has been applied on the skin?

I used capsaicin liquid on my elbow about ten hours ago. When I took a shower and washed the application site it caused extreme heat and redness on my skin.

Anyone with prolonged effects from Prolia? Mine are bad?

I'm wondering if anyone else had had prolonged side effects from Prolia and if the side effects ever went away. I am super stressed because my lying in bed almost 24/7 for the past 6 days has caused throbbing bruising on parts of my head. I had to lie flat or I had terrible pain since a spinal... read more

Accutane - how long does it take to see results?

I'm 23 years old and never suffered from bad skin when I was in my teens at all, it was when I was about 21 all of a sudden out of nowhere I started getting really bad skin cystic acne on my cheeks and chin area it was really painful & embarrassing I absolutely hated it! I tried allsorts... read more

How long does it take for fluconazole to work?

I took a 150mg pill of fluconazole Tuesday morning and I got prescribed some nystatin cream and it still itches down there. And the skin is inflamed and has bumps I guess from scratching. but the inflammation it has went down some during the first day when I took the pill. I’m suppose to take... read more

How long should an allergic reaction to Macrobid last, still having effects after 7 weeks?

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?

Just diagnosed as hypothyroid...once I start meds how long till I feel better?

TSH level was 24.8 but I'm 18 lbs underweight. Had a baby 7 months ago. I feel terrible-exhausted, irritable, short term memory, swaying feeling, cold, dry skin, hair, etc. can anyone help me understand my levels TSH high but T3 and T4 were in normal range??I haven't started any meds yet.... read more

Could this be an allergic reaction to melatonin?

Its happened slowly over the course of 10 days, but ive developed very itchy skin, with tiny hives, mainly my arms and my scalp itches. It gets worse at night and when i take my melatonin , 3 or 5mg, an hour later it tends to get worse. Im taking melatonin because i just finished being tapered off... read more

Can Bactrim DS treat bacterial vaginosis?

I was prescribed bactrim ds for a skin infection and was wondering if it could also treat and cure bacterial vaginosis? I would rather not be on two antibiotics at once.

Pregnancy - Is cetirizine safe for pregnant women?

Im 5 months pregnant and I have been taking this for my skin allergies every other day. Im afraid it may have side effects for my baby.

Wife's allergic to amoxicillin,says if it touches her skin she will have an allergic reaction?T or F

Wife says that if the liquid medicine amoxicillin touches her skin,she will have an allergic reaction.She is afraid to give it to our son because if it gets on her skin she will get ill. Can this happen? I think it's all in her head.

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