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A 72-year-old female asked:

I have been on kessar 20mg for breast cancer since 2012. my scalp is itching like crazy as well as the skin around my waist, my armpits and lower legs. i was wondering if the tamoxifen could be the cause and what can i use to soothe the itching. ?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Unlikely: that tamoxifen is the cause, can be a separate issue, fungal infection can be a cause, see a dermatologist, best wishes
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