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I am sorry to hear she is having this problem. It has been quite a bad month for allergies.
What flea and tick medication is she on right now?
What has been done so far besides benadryl: steroids, apoquel, allergy testing, food trials, etc?
I see. She likely needs something a bit stronger if she truly has allergies. Allergies are a diagnosis of exclusion, so you have to rule out all the other reasons to be itchy.
A trip to the vet is in order here as if she is that itchy, she most likely has secondary bacterial infections on the skin from all the scratching. The itchiness won't improve without treating those.
What I would recommend is picking up shampoo with hydrocortisone in it and bathe 3 times a week for the next 2 weeks: allow it to sit 10 minutes before rinsing off. You can increase the benadryl to 2.5 of the 25mg tabs every 8 hours (that is the appropriate dose for a dog this size). That may help in the short term until she is seen by the vet. This may be a long term problem that will need repeat visits, or this may just be a one time time.
Avoid steroids like prednisone as they can cause GI ulcers and bleeding issues when given with NSAIDs like rimadyl. she would need to be off the rimadyl for at least a few days to be completely safe.
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