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as you are a medical student you may be aware that using of steroid
and allopathic drugs will acts as a paliative n temporary measure..
homeoapthic medicines will help him to get permanant relief .
using of calamine
lotion will dry the skin more and it will lead to more itching.
you can apply olive oil to the parts affected he will get releif from the itching ..
you can alos use anti- allergic if the itching it to severe..
avoid use of hard soaps use a a glycerine or herbal oil soap..
make him wear clean cotton clothes..
wishing him good health..