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Anti Itching Tablets
Red rashes, pmle and itching is what I have been diagnosed am using anti itch tablet but I need a permanent solution. I have now pigmentation due2it?
Dermatolo gist: A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat you for these symptoms. If you have already seen one and are not satisfied, I recommend that you get a second opinion from another dermatologist. ...Read more
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I have bumps on my arm, hands and legs it's very itchy and I've had this for months and it's driving me crazy the anti itching cream doesn't work?
Correct diagnosis: Rashes such as poison ivy/oak, fungal (ringworm), bacterial infections (impetigo) etc. Can be cured. Rashes such as eczema, psoriasis, ichthyosis etc...Are not curable, only treatable. Viral rashes such as chicken pox, measle, roseola etc. Will heal on their own with or without treatment. Without knowing what type of rash you have, I can't advise how to treat it. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Although I am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.
Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more
All anti-histamines now available are over-the-counter (otc). Allegra (or generic fexofenadine) is a good choice for allergy, itch, hives, hay fever. Other otc meds are: zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) benedryl etc.
Also you may want to get seen to get tested for liver disease which is a possible cause of pruritis (itch) without rash. ...Read more
Hi sir, I am having green discharge plus itching vagina from past 20 days. Doctor prescribed one can tablet and try cream. Still it itches at night?
Exam?: Did you see your doctor in person and have swabs taken for diagnosis of the discharge? This could be about 5 different infections, that require different treatments. However, if you did receive the correct treatment, and it was only a day or 2 ago, it can take a few days for the symptoms to totally resolve. Get seen again if you are not improved by day 3-4 of treatment. ...Read more
My doctor said it was a yeast infection and I took a pill 4 days ago to make it go away and the symptoms haven't improved has only gotten worse and it burn itches and hurts and is very swollen and red
You: You must go in and have a complete evaluation including cultures. This is very important. There are other possible infections that could cause this and since your symptoms have not improved and are worse with swelling and redness, then you must be seen immediately to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?
Within the period of 2 months by doctor prescription I've used 3 cures: 1-ciprinol 10 tablets, polyginax 10ovules, 2-cefuroxime 14 tablets+colposeptine 18 ovules 3-meclon 14ovules I'm still having itches, pain during intercourse and a little di
Incomplete question: Your question is incomplete and cannot be answered. ...Read more
I hav a rash on both arms and knees it itches like crazy! Had it for a very long time was told cardboard mites but cnt find them I have tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray cream and pill and nothing helps!
I have oral thrush and yeast infection. On nystatin for oral and 1 pill dose of fluconazole for other. Can I also get yeast in nose...it itches?
My body itches everywhere like something is crawling on me but there there is nothing. What is this?
Creepy crawlers: Itching all over can be caused by many things. Without a rash it's unlikely to be bug bites or poison oak or scabies or an allergic reaction. It could be your liver or kidney are having and it could just be from dry skin. You need an exam and most likely blood tests. If you have a rash it will most likely be easy for your provider to tell on exam. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: Itches like crazy sounds pretty darn serious. You might have someone check for hair lice or other offending agents. Less intense itching might be related to your shampoo, hair products, including reaction to dyes, etc. Less intense itching could also be related to a fungus infection of the scalp, which would need some anti-fungal treatments. ...Read more
Depends: Many things could be going on ranging from a healing tear to a hemorrhoid to poor hygiene. As with so many things if it is persistent and bothering you get in and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Pearl piercing?: Some people are very allergic to the metals and materials in tongue piercing. Also, the hole around the piercing can get infected. Allergy and infection can cause the area to itch. Wound induced neuropathy can cause your tongue to itch. In general, tongue piercings put you at risk for many serious and annoying side effects. ...Read more
Stye/Hordeolum: Which are infections of either an apocrine or sebaceous gland are usually easily treated. However, if you have persistent swelling and have followed the course of treatment prescribed, an incision and drainage may be indicated if resolution does not begin in the next 48-72 hours after warm compresses are started. ...Read more
Itch: If your private area itches, see your Family Doc, as there are many causes and we need to make diagnosis before discussing treatment options. If you're female, have white cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge & just recently finished course of antibiotics (often for urinary tract infection), perhaps you have yeast infection which can be treated w/OTC options. Or could be jock itch or bug bites. .. ...Read more
Moisturize: This depends of what is the cause of itching. In general, itching is a sign of inflammation. This could be a result of medications, allergic exposure, or infection. Moisturizer and Hydrocortisone creams over-the-counter generally helps relieve some itch. However, if the cause of the problem is still present, you will continue to itch. If your itch persists, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Mostly from drying: There is that histamine release in people who exercise for the first time after prolonged time of not doing it. This opens up the blood vessels to allow evaporation and get rid of the heat. The histamine is an allergy component that allows other same chemicals to be released and cause itching but the drying and evaporation also causes the itching effect. ...Read more