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Itchiness all over the body in the nights - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi how can i help you
User :   Looking for a nurse to look after my monther-in-law for 6 hours a day
User :   Pl read monther as Mother
Doctor :   i cant help you
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with AAAAAAA
User :   I have a small problem of itching during night
User :   I took Allegra
Doctor :   where
Doctor :   on the body
User :   all over the body
User :   Scratching sensation all over the body especially during night
User :   As long as i take allegra it subsides but once i stop the medicine it starts all over again
Doctor :   do you have dry skin
Doctor :   general
User :   no
Doctor :   does that occur only at nights
User :   yes
User :   Mornings i am fine
Doctor :   do you have to scratch or if you rub
Doctor :   the itch disappears
User :   when you rub it disappears
User :   I suspect dermatis??
Doctor :   any lesions specific
User :   no
Doctor :   dermatitis has itching which doesnt go off with rubbing
Doctor :   and intesne lesions appear to naked eye
Doctor :   so i suggest yu to get phsically examined
User :   I checked with my family doctor and he suggested that it is due to dry skin as you diagonised
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   anyway you can go for second opinion with a dermatologist
User :   what is the cure for dry skin
User :   Could you suggest some good soap
User :   moisturiser
Doctor :   go for a mild sopa
Doctor :   with good TFM
Doctor :   i would suggest DOVE
Doctor :   though it is bit costly
User :   thanks a lot i will try dove
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i take cetizen?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
Doctor :   no need
Doctor :   a bit of oil is good
User :   ok
Doctor :   but seems sticky though
Doctor :   point is avoid dry skin conditions
Doctor :   dont go for hot water batha
Doctor :   saunas
User :   Very kind of you and thanks for the help
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