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Getting allergy testing done next week. Since coming off antihistamines I've noticed how extreeeemely itchy my scalp/body is. Using Aveeno (oatmeal) is helping.

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Dry skin

If the allergy skin testing is solely for itching without any nasal , eye.
or respiratory symptoms, I believe that the yield is quite low. Your response to Aveeno suggests that dry skin is likely the cause and would recommend that you apply the lotion <3 minutes after bathing (avoid scented soap as well) to see if this helps.

In brief: Dry skin

If the allergy skin testing is solely for itching without any nasal , eye.
or respiratory symptoms, I believe that the yield is quite low. Your response to Aveeno suggests that dry skin is likely the cause and would recommend that you apply the lotion <3 minutes after bathing (avoid scented soap as well) to see if this helps.
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