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Have got itching sensation all over body, have taken tablet but no help. Suggest treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:Gud moring
Doctor:good morning
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i have got itching sensation all over my body i have taken some tab
User:which is not of any help
User:wt might be the reason
Doctor:allergy is one cause
Doctor:what tablet did you take?
Doctor:Please name it
User:i think avil and some one from medical shop
User:name i do not remeber
Doctor:Since when is this itching?
Doctor:is there rashes
Doctor:do you have fever along with it?
User:i had rashes but now it is not there only itching
User:no fever
User:it is there since 2weeks
Doctor:apply calamine lotion all over your body every 3 hours
Doctor:Take Cetrizine 10 mg in the night
Doctor:for 5 days
Doctor:Wait and watch for 5 days
Doctor:If it does not subside then you have to do blood eosinophil count
User:but it is very difficult from my private parts
User:since it is very itching there also
User:and i have itched lot and it has become horibel
User:it is there since 2weeks
Doctor:in your private parts apply candid ointment twice daily
Doctor:apply this for one week
Doctor:You can also take a single tablet of Flucanazole 400mg
User:ok one tablet is enough rite
User:for all r do i need to take cream also ?
Doctor:I treat my patients this way
Doctor:cream also and the tablet too
User:Ok thank you final one tablet flucanazole 400mg after food and calamine lotion, candid ointment.
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:for how many days do i need to check and should i avoid any food ?
Doctor:Wait for 5 days and check
User:is it a fungal infection?
User:r so
Doctor:avoid unusual food that you normally do not eat
Doctor:Yes, it is mostly fungal infection
User:Ok and other mostires can i apply
Doctor:Nothing else
User:Ok thank you so much.
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Get well soon
User:Thank you.
User:want to ask can i take that tablet now
User:i have had my brkfast
User:forgot to ask that only
Doctor:you can take the tablet now
Doctor:thank you
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