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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics
Question: Rash around lips
|precious828 - Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:17 pm||
I went out into the ocean in a kayak and when I came back that night, I started getting this rash. I went to the Dr on friday and he prescribed me prednisone, Im wondering how long it takes for it to start showing results. I have been on it for 2 days.
|Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:33 am||
A short course should be good enough, but if has been prescribed for longer duration should be withdrawn by tapering the dose as advised by the physician.
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