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What can be done to help stop severe itching and breaking out in welts

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Allergies: this is an allergic response. are you on other medications for example thiazide diuretics have sulfa in them. very set of things can cause allergies a... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It sounds like an: allergic reaction - but to what?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
Pediatric Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Could be scabies: You are describing either scabies or eczema (allergy). If you are also itching in hands and feet it is very likely that it is scabies. In that case al... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Scabies: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can b... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Antihistamine: Looks like you have dermatographism meaning that your skin has become over sensitive. Try taking antihistamine up to 4 doses a day if necessary. If ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neha Kumar
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Hydrocortisone cream: Hydrocortisone cream 1%. See your primary care doctor to identify the underline cause.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: There are various possible causes. You need a dr with special knowledge to get it right.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Vasoactive Amines: Your body is more reactive to the heat and releases chemicals that cause urticaria. This answer in part depends on the rest of your health. Your body ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Cause?: It will depend on cause - allergy, drug reaction, infection. Cold compresses and Hydrocortisone will give you temporary relief. If it persists see md ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Not enough info: IgE level of 1500 is high, but this usually occurs as a marker of some other disease process and not the causative feature. Please rephrase question a... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Get evaluated: This may be an infection of the skin, an allergic reaction or a nerve problem caused by the surgery. Without further information it is hard to determ... Read More

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