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Have itching on whole body except face. Had fever, taken Avil and betasol. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jul-2013
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User:since yesterday i had itchying my whoe body expect face
User:whole body
User:i had fever and after that it started suddenly do not know the cause it's due to medicine or something else
User:i had Allreid, Avil 25 and betasol 1 mg till now but no relif
User:i need Immediate help
Doctor:Do you have difficulty breathing?
Doctor:How long has it been?
User:since yesterday only
Doctor:It should go down
Doctor:in a day or two
Doctor:Which medicines you were taking for fever?
User:yestreday whole morning , actually a day before yesterday night i went outside and had KFC chiken so don;t know after that it started or when but from that night it started
Doctor:It means that you are having an allergic reaction t a food component
User:that i do not know , this was the first time
Doctor:Does avil help?
Doctor:for sometime
User:no ..
Doctor:How about the other medicines?
User:no help
Doctor:We need to figure out the cause of allergy
Doctor:Since it is not causing breathing difficulty or cough, it is still at initial and mild stages
User:that will take time ??
Doctor:It is possible that you are still being exposed to the cause
Doctor:Stay away from common allergens like nuts
User:i had almonds on a day when it started but that i am having from years
Tree nuts
User:can you tell me what needs to be done ??? if you can help me or suggest some expert docter so that i can go and XXXXXXX one .. i am not able to sleep and work
Doctor:Those are the main allergens
Doctor:Usually avoid the triggers
Doctor:Anti-histamines are the main-stay
Doctor:This allergy will subside soon
User:how can i get relif now ? some medicine or injection
Doctor:But we need to be careful in the future
User:future will come only once this present will move on DR.
Doctor:You may try benadryl or cetrizine
User:i told you that i had allreid, avil and betasol
Doctor:These are different types of anti-histamines
Doctor:We have to try different types till one works
Doctor:But there are the mainstay of treatment
Doctor:In case you experience breathing difficulty, you will need epinephrine shot
Doctor:Also avoid dust and pollens
Doctor:Since there may cross-allergies
Doctor:Keep your room clean
Doctor:Clean your mattress and bedsheets
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Do not take too much of medication
Doctor:It will come down spontaneously when you avoid trigger
Doctor:Bye for now
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