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Contact Dermatitis with redness, itching, swelling of lips. Prescribed Benadryl, prednisone and zantac. Recommend?

I have been diagnosed with Contact Dermatitis with redness , itching, burning around my neck extending up to my ears, swelling of my lips and under my nose. Prescriptions rec'd are benadryl, prednisone, & zantac. After 5 days I have dermatitis on my abdomen with itching plus some itching around my neck still. What would you recommend?
Is Zantac suitable? Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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Hi,
From history it appears that there might be having secondary bacterial infection due to itching.
Along with medicine you are taking go for one antibiotic medicine course.
Apply triple acting cream on local parts.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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