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Can Benedryl be taken for rashes on the hands and feet due to Bactrim?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I am getting skin rash after taking Bactrim. Hands, feet. Should I take Benadryl?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can take benedryl

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have reviewed the attached photograph and it could be an allergic reaction to bactrim.
Yes you can take benedryl.
Besides this avoid bactrim and apply cortisone cream on the affected areas.
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Dr Asmeet
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