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Medication for allergic itching all over the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi doctor, i have a quick ? to ask u... i have been having this problem of itching for the past 1 month
User :   and it does not go away- itching all over the body
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status
Doctor :   Are you have history of allergy
User :   i went to the doc and he gave me hydroxyzine, which helps for a week or so and then it comes back again.. 22,m, student, US, single
User :   i dont think so
Doctor :   Are you taking any medications
User :   yea hydroxyzine
User :   i dint take it regurarly
Doctor :   DId you use any new products in your body
User :   i take it for a day, then it goes away and i stop taking it
User :   not really just shower gel
Doctor :   Do you any redness
User :   no
Doctor :   You can apply calamine lotion
User :   is it OTC?
User :   shud i keep on taking hydroxyzine regurarly too?
Doctor :   Did you see a doctor
User :   yea
Doctor :   Are you are taking on your own
User :   he said nothing seems 2 be wrong
User :   n prescribed me 10 tablets
Doctor :   Change the shower gel if possible
User :   i take em for a nite n then im fine for a week- so i stop taking them
User :   could it be something serious?
User :   ok....
Doctor :   You should have some blood tests done
User :   ok... could it be anything serious
User :   coz i had my blood tests taken in july
User :   for some other prob, and everythin was fine
Doctor :   No just to know whether you have allergy
User :   oh ok

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