A 28-year-old female asked:
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so eveytime i scratch myself i break out in really bad hives. and than i can't stop itching until i take calamine lotion. it actually leaves purple?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermographism: This is a subtype of the chronic physical urticarias. Treatment is generally non sedating histamine blockers in addition to avoiding scratching and triggers of skin scratching.
Answered on Jul 29, 2018
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