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Medication for itching on the scalp - 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
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi doctor, i have a real big problem.. my head has been itching a lot lately, what could be the reason?
User :   22, m, single, US, student
Doctor :   since when you have do you have dandruff
User :   no dandruff
User :   i hve had itching all over body for a long time
User :   but head itching has started recently
Doctor :   any medications you are taking
User :   well the doc gave me
Doctor :   any allergy
User :   hydroxyzine
User :   i dont think there is any allergy.. i took hydroxyzine but the itch comes back after a week or so
Doctor :   Take CPM tablet 25 mf 2 times a day
User :   what is CPM and is it otc?
Doctor :   apply calamine lotion for body
User :   what is CPM?
User :   and where can i get calamine lotion from
Doctor :   from medical stores
User :   ok is CPM otc?
User :   over the counter i mean
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok ill check it out
User :   is it for head itching?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Body itching
Doctor :   CPM for itching
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