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Rash on chest, penis, scrotum after taking Doxycycline. Swollen penis skin, patches on glans. Taking Diphenhydramine

I took doxycycline for 3 weeks, 200 mg per day and developed a rash on my chest and now on my penis and scrotum . The skin on the penis is swollen and I have small patches on the glans . I was using diphenhydramine (benedril generic) for the itch but it hasn`t helped the swelling of the skin on the penis. Could I have developed a yeast infection?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Good day!

You might have developed an allergy to doxycycline. I suggest to stop doxycycline and why are you taking doxycycline? In a few days to weeks after stopping doxycycline the swelling and itchiness will go away. If it gets worse you might need to see an allergologist or a dermatologist cause there are fatal cases of allergies.

I hope I have succeeded in providing the information you were looking for. Please feel free to write back to me for any further clarifications at: I would gladly help you. Best wishes.
Answered: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
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