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Suggest treatment for itchiness in hands and feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Sep-2014
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User:I am feeling intense itching in my hands and feet
User:its gets worst at night
User:and i cannot sleep
User:this is happening for the last two days
Doctor:is there any visible lesion on the hands and feet?
Doctor:is it something like scabies
User:it was just hands and feet day before but yesterday i felt it all over
User:I donot see any rash on teh skin
User:skin is failry neat
User:i feel as if something is moving under teh skin
User:especially in fingers of hand and feet
Doctor:I am sorry
User:daytime its a bit better but night it increases
Doctor:can you post a picture of your hands and fingers to see if there is any infection
Doctor:it could be initial stages of scabies
User:hands and feet ae absolutely normal no change in color or rash
User:but i feel intense itching
Doctor:in such case, you can use topical Micogel ointment twice daily for next 2 weeks
Doctor:your symptoms should improve by then
User:i feel good when i touch something cool
User:otherise it feels intense itching especially in hands and feet mainly
Doctor:You need a direct physical examination to confirm the cause of your itching
Doctor:I suggest that you consult a Dermatologist in person
User:is ist some sign of infection
Doctor:mostly a fungal infection
User:any major thing or it shud be easily treatable
User:i just took avil 25 today just incase of any allergy
Doctor:it could be a serious fungal infection that need to be treated
Doctor:I am sorry I cannot comment further as physical examination is MUST in your case
User:main itching in hands and feet, no rashes, feeling better when touhing cold things, increased intensity at night
Doctor:without having a chance to examine you, i cannot conclude on the problem
Doctor:It mostly suggests fungal infection
Doctor:Micogel ointment might help you
User:okay i ll consult a dermatologist
User:thanks for the help
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:yeah i ll try micogel and avil today
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