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Natural antihistamines. About seven days ago I walked

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Natural antihistamines. About seven days ago I walked through a field with tall grass and weeds. The skin on my face, arms, lower legs, and feet started to burn the next day. My doctor prescribed over the counter drugs a couple of days ago but I can't stand side affects. I take anxiety, thyroid, and acid reflux medications. Online research suggest using garlic, basil, and thyme. Can I use these in replacement of Benadryl and how?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

Yes heat makes it worse. when I get hot the skin turns a little red.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I'm currently dealing with bad acid reflux so stomach is not healthy

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Although anecdotal evidence exists that these things might help but i would recommend you to use either benadryl or cetirizine and apply topical hydrocortisone. Its better to avoid something new when you are already dealing with an allergic reaction. I hope that makes sense to you.

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ok thank you
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No just wanted to know if I could substitute

No i would not recommend that actually.

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