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What is the cause of severe itching during evening hours ?

i m suffering from etching problem for the past two years. Its onset is usually in the evening. I had to take livocetrizine at the interval of every two three days. My esionophils are 10. I m a chronic patient of anxiety neurosis an on the following medications D Veniz 100 mg 1 OD etilaam 0.5 mg 1 BD regards Dr. hemant kumar prof. of physics Delhi University
Asked On : Mon, 2 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello Dr. Hemant,
Thanks for writing in.
Your symptoms are suggestive of a chronic allergic process. Unfortunately, in a lot of cases, the allergen cannot be identified and all that we can do is control the symptoms for you.
However, in order to identify an allergen, I would suggest you get a patch test done. This is done at Apollo hospitals, Delhi.
I would also suggest the following:
a. Dont have long showers. Restrict bathing time to
b. Use a heavy base moisturizer after bathing. Use when skin is still damp.
c. Use a sunblock while going out.
d. Keep your house very clean
e. Change your pillow covers every night and wash your bed linen in hot water.
f. Vacuum clean your house once a week
g. Avoid seafood

The anxiety itself can increase the itching. But I would rather have you tested first and then look at other causes. See if these measures help and we can take it ahead from there.
Answered: Mon, 2 Apr 2012
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HIV AIDS Specialist Dr. S. Murugan's  Response
You haven't mention where in your body you feel your itching much. If it is more on your exposed parts it may be due to Mosquito bite allergy or sun light allergy.
If it is more on your flexural area, it may be due to sweating. Generalized itching may be due to dryness of the skin. Diabetes mallitus should have ruled out. If you are working in a dusty atmosphere you may have itching due to dust allergy. Lastly, stress in your work place or at your home also may lead to itching. So try to find out the cause and treat, you'll get rid of your itching. Get well soon. Dr S.M
Answered: Wed, 4 Apr 2012
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Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist Dr. Premlal Patel's  Response
Hello Welcome to HCM,
1st try to clean your digestive system properly with Naturopathy and yoga,
Take enema with Neem Water twice a week and mud bath is very cooling and cleansing for entire the skin.
Do the fasting atleast once a week iits helps to ody detoxification process.

Yoga treatment: Go for the Vaman kriya(Kunjal) thats clean the upper digestive system
and along with this Practice regularly Kapalbhati(Active Exhaltion through Nose and Abdomen should be shrink without shoulder and clavicle bone movement when you exhale), and
Bhramri Pranayam(Honey bee Sound atleast 5 time before going to bed this is helpful for Anxiety and stress)
Wish you Good health...
Answered: Mon, 2 Apr 2012
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