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I just got my iron transfusion Friday and I've noticed a

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Hi, I just got my iron transfusion Friday and I've noticed a little itching in the areas of my hands where I've gotten the iron transfusion. Today I have to look at my arms and it's like I have hives all over my arms , can this be from the iron transfusion? This isn't my first rash I've noticed after the transfusions but it's never been this bad
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Itching & rash can occur from iron transfusion.
You can take antihistamine like benadryl or zyrtec for it.
However, I would suggest to inform your doctor too as the hives are all over your arms.

He can prescribe prescription grade medicines, cream.
I hope this information helps.
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