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    Old 04-06-2006, 06:03 PM   #1
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    Minocycline...Pain vs Humiliation

    Hi,

    I have been on minocycline on and off for the past 2 weeks. It works wonders for me! It has really cleared up my face but after a week on it, it started to make me itch BADLY. My neck, chest, legs, underarms, were extremely itchy to the point that I was just really suffering. I'm not sure if there is a medical term for it but I did notice a skin line -- Basically a line that is a little raised and it's itchy. Maybe that's part of the rash.

    Here's the thing..When I come off of it, I break out more than ever.. Seeing as how I'm in school, this breakouts are just horrible...I have to hide my face.

    Is there anything I can do to help the itchiness? An antihistamine helps but can I really take 2 benadryl each day?

    Anyone else notice this affect...

     
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    Old 04-06-2006, 07:27 PM   #2
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    Re: Minocycline...Pain vs Humiliation

    Doh...I took a pill like 3 hours ago and now I have completely broken out in hives...I took 2 anthistamines...Should I not go to school? Could this be dangerous? Can I take two more in the morning?

    ahh....Please someone help me, I'll check this post in the morning.

     
    Old 04-06-2006, 08:25 PM   #3
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    Re: Minocycline...Pain vs Humiliation

    You should definetely see your dermatologist asap.

     
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