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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: To dermatologist pls, Apparently I am now allergic to Aveeno suntan lotion, my favorite suntan block.
What do I do to calm down the redness and itch?
Anything besides Benadryl at night? I am on trimethoprim antibiotic for bladder infection 2 new week.
Thanks so much. XXXXXXX Bohne
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Cortisone cream and antihistaminic

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I am Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, a dermatologist.
If I was your treating doctor I would recommend you to apply cortisone cream on the red and itchy skin twice daily and take antihistaminic like tablet tablet Cetrizine 10 mg once or twice daily depending on the intensity of itching.
This should subside your problem.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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