Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
164 Doctors are Online

What is the treatment for dermatitis,dry skin and itching?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2010
Answered : 5783 Questions
I took two doses of hydrocortisone also ointment to heal dermatitis condition , dry skin , itching and stress . I have very itchy arms starting from my elbows also very itchy legs starting from my knees . The skin is clear . This itching keeps awake at night . I have seen my GP also dermatologist but still suffer . XXXX
Posted Tue, 24 Dec 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 23 minutes later
Brief Answer: details below Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. itch due to dry skin cannot be treated with steroids. Please apply calasoft lotion in day and white petroleum jelly in night. Also take anti histamine capsule like capsule doxepin 75 mg daily in night. This combination may give you relief. Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Dermatologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor