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I have been taking Sulfamethoxazole TMS DS for 7 days for an

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I have been taking Sulfamethoxazole TMS DS for 7 days for an UTI and this afternoon and evening I have had an inch over most of my body.... I need relief or do I have to go to the hospital emergency?????
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.

The symptoms sound like allergy.

Often the cause of allergy may not be apparent.

In your case, delayed drug allergy is possible.

You can take claritin or benadryl now.

If the symptoms do not improve, you need to go to urgent care or ER.

You may need prescription grade antihistamine , sometimes steroid too.

You need to discuss with your doctor about continuing your medicine.
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