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Is zyrtec used in the treatment of hives ?

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Dr. Geeta Sundar MD

I recently was diagnosed with hives , am taking prednisone and need something more for the itching. What can I use? Benefryl, Lanacane or something else? ... View answer

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

Hi ! i have got itchy bumps on my skin from past 20 days, they usually come and go, and get worse at night,they look like mosquito bites, but they are not, i have used benedryl and hydrocortisone 1% cream ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.    Jnikolla MD

I have a serious case of hives . What can I do? ... View answer

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

My nephew who is 7 had hives for 2 days, I gave him Benadryl and they have gone away. Do I need to take him to the Dr. now? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I have had two incidents where I had hives and the second time had to be taken to hospital. Don ... it with coconut oil and rubbed on my shoulder. I also took ibuprofen . An hour and half later got the hives... View answer

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Dr.  Nilesh Fichadiya MD

I was diagnosed with hives and my doctor told me to take benadryl and zyrtec every six hours ... my eyes, where the hives were... I continued taking benadryl all day as directed and the swelling ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nilesh Fichadiya ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Manu Khimani MD

I am a 40 year old woman who has been suffering with hives for over two years. I began with my ..., allergra, and zyrtec), now Thye have me on methotrexate, folic acid and just recently added prednizone. I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manu Khimani ( Homeopath)
Dr.      Svetlana Shrivastva MD

. She developed a fever on day 6 of the medicine and then started getting hives 2 or 3 days after the 10 ... taken Benadryl at night last 3 nights but had started Zyrtec prior to this at same time as started ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Svetlana Shrivastva ( Pediatrician)
Dr.   Charu Bansal MD

My son has hives on his face. Derm says sun or enviromental. On predinisone day one looked great, day hives are red again. Is this normal and is there something I can use along with the predinisone ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Charu Bansal ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

Hi, I am a 19 year old teenager. I have hives on my stomach near my waistline which comes and goes and appears only at night. Roughly once a week. I had hernia removal surgery in July this year using the mesh... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

Hello Treatment for hives sometimes may need to be continued for months or even years. Cetrizine is safe even if taken daily for months or years. Regards

Dr. S K Raghurraman MD

Greetings madam. My opinion is that since you have got the above said symptoms and using those drugs which are Non-steroidal in nature, report any weight gain of two or more pounds over 24 hours as such weight gain...