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Swollen legs with severe itching. What is causing this ?

My mother legs are swallon and skin on the legs are dead and she is getting very bad itching she cant bear when she puts her legs in water? what causse?
Asked On : Wed, 11 May 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
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Your mother might be suffering from an autoimmune disorder.She needs a good dermatologist and might need a life long treatment for this disorder. Just be sure to continue the treatment for long as the response is usually slow and relapse is common.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
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The swelling part in your mother might be separate from the itching she is getting.You should consult a dermatologist for her itching ,but for swelling she should consult a physician.
Before that she can use a good moisturizing cream 3-4 time a day over both legs to relieve itching .She can also take cetrizine tablets for the same.The best time to apply a moisturizer is just after bath on wet skin.

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