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Treatment Of Pruritus Gravidarum
Find cause: Immediate treatment can consist of topical steroids swell as supposotories. For more resistant case intralesional or systemic steroids can be helpful. An examination of the sigmoid colon for any underlying problems as well as an evaluation for food sensitivities or external factors my be ne eeesary to alleviate the problem long term. ...Read more
Did treatment for scabies last night. Today spent time with backpackers they're all itchy and i'm extremely itchy. Can't be treated if everyone has it?
Itchy & burning skin: Your doc or a dermatologist will determine if your skin need medical treatment. Beyond that, low vitamin B 12 can produce itching as can dry winter heat in homes. Sesame oil directly on the skin can help. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies or bedbugs?: Be vigilant for rash around pant line, nipples and in between finger webs. Scabies can be the great masquerader- often missed and spread around easily by caregivers. If there is an animal like a dog around, check for mange- it is communicable to humans as well. Treatment is easy and safe. If there is a chance of bed bugs(look at mattresses, sheets blood spots); look for the bugs closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son, 4yrs old is having recurrent cough and his skin is itchy dry and patchy. What could be the reason and available treatment options?
Likely unrelated: Itchy dry skin can improve using any moisturizing agent like Gold Bond lotion or whatever similar product you have in your country. Recurrent cough can be related to too many issues to cover in a simple answer.The first issue I would address is any exposure to fumes/smoke/fragrances/dust and similar irritants that can trigger cough in anyone.Reducing such exposures is a good first step. ...Read more