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Allergic itching on the leg, antihistamine medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Ok,From when is this problem.
User :   i have kind itching sensation.. senation like ant moves in my legs
User :   i consulted dermatologist and they gave me some medicines
Doctor :   What medicines did he give you and what has he diagnosed it as.
User :   its more than 3 weeks
User :   doctor asked me to apply clonate lotion twoice a day for two weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   he gave me clonate lotion to apply twice a day.. and allegra tablet i think ..he asked to apply lotion twice a week
Doctor :   So allegra has not worked for you, has he changed the soap.
User :   its one week that i am applying it now.. but still that itching sensation is not reduced
User :   :-(
User :   pls tell me what i need to do.. do i apply for one more week?
Doctor :   ok,Can you just describe how does the rash look like
User :   and that allegra tablet i am taking one tablet every day
User :   he has not given any soap
User :   no
Doctor :   Other than itching is there redness , pus, watery discharge
Doctor :   What does it look like exactly?
User :   i dont have rashes as such
Doctor :   Is it just sensation.
User :   no
User :   there are no marks or redness..
Doctor :   ok, Try applying calamine lotion,
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you changed the bath water or visited any swimming pool before this.
User :   but its very uncomfortable
Doctor :   Yes a with aloe vera and take any tablet containing cetrizine.
User :   lactocalamine?
Doctor :   ok, not gone to swimming pool also?
User :   no i havent changed the soap or water
User :   ok
Doctor :   HAve you eating anything allergic to you or had any outside food during that time.
User :   what soap do i need to use
User :   no i dont go to swimming pool
Doctor :   You can try himalaya company neem based soap
User :   i might have had outside.. but i am not allergic to any food
User :   ok will try that soap
User :   but how long will this sensation be there.. when it will be cured
Doctor :   Ok,meanwhile dont take any allergic food, like brinjal, and dont eat artificially coloured food
Doctor :   And non veg outside till it subsides.
Doctor :   If it doesnt you will have to take antibiotics to clear any infection inside.
Doctor :   Normally this happens due to the food you have eaten.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So apply calamine and take the tablet mentioned,
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   No doubtful not stress .Mostly you touched some plants like parhtenium
User :   is it some thing related to stress?
Doctor :   Or ate something outside which you dont remember
User :   which tablet do i take?
Doctor :   TAke tablets which contain cetrizine in it. twice aday.
User :   ok
User :   how long wil this take to get cured
User :   ok
Doctor :   It will take a 2 days to 1 week,if it itches considerably go and take a antiallergic injection(antihistaminic)
Doctor :   Have i answered tour queries.
User :   yes you have anwered ..thank u
Doctor :   Your welcome
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
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