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

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Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018
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.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Can Benedryl be taken for rashes on the hands and feet due to Bactrim?

Brief Answer: You can take benedryl Detailed Answer: Hi 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. Regards Dr Asmeet