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What causes red rashes all over body? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Apr-2014
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Doctor:How can I help?
User:my name is XXXXXXX
User:from yesterday i am having rashes all over the body
User:its too itching
User:i had allegra 120 but nor relief
User:yesterday i had Dependel M as i was having loose motion
User:after that itching on my body..please help
Doctor:What was the reason for taking dependal m
User:had loose motion yesterday becuase ate outside food
Doctor:For loose motions antibiotics are not effective
Doctor:Does allegra give any relief?
User:it helped but only for an hour...
User:i just had atarex
User:but no relief
Doctor:You may take loratadine (claridin)
Doctor:its dose is needed once a day
Doctor:it has lonmg lasting effect
Doctor:But take it after 4 hours of atarax
Doctor:Is the itching really bad?
User:yes not tolerable some times
User:red rahes on my whole leg
Doctor:You may also try calming lotions like calamine lotion
Doctor:itching due to medicine allergy usually goes away soon
Do you have any difficulty br
Doctor:do you have difficulty breathing?
Doctor:Take plenty of fluids
Doctor:clean water to drink
Doctor:It will wash out the chemicals released
Doctor:in the body
Doctor:Loratadine to be taken 10 mg daily
Doctor:Its effect should last longer than other two
User:do i need to go to the dermatologist?
User:as i am having this issue regulary
Doctor:Well they may give you motelukast
Doctor:So you can go to them
User:whats motelukast?
Doctor:montelukast may bring the allergy down
User:it may be because of my liver
User:cause having fatty issue
Doctor:It is mast cell inhibitor
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:It happens as a hypersensitivity
Doctor:Mast cells get activated due to an allergen and release histamines
User:thanks i will take claridine first
User:i hope it gives relief dast
Doctor:Hope so
Doctor:If it does not then allegra is better than the rest
User:120 or 180?
Doctor:start with the lower dose
Doctor:120 mg
Doctor:make a note of medicines that give you allergy
Doctor:avoid taking them in future
Doctor:as it may cause an even worse reaction if repeated
Doctor:Hope it helps
User:okk thanks
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:no thanks
Doctor:ok then
Doctor:Take care
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