|Sustiva Rash help please
Feb 21, 2005
I began taking Truvada/Sustiva and in my second week today I woke up with a minor skin rash on my upper chest/elbow/arms and forehead and back of my neck, its just a little itchy have a call into my doctor to see what this can be treated with but I am awaiting that call back, is benadryl cream ok to use?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Generally we try to treat through mild rashes on Sustiva. Benadryl and topical corticosteroids can help. Your HIV specialist needs to monitor the severity. Benadryl cream is usually OK for the itching. KH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.