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Having rash on body with itching. What could be the disease? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Hello XXXXXXX here.
Doctor:how can I help u today
User:I have one problem
User:Suddenly from last few days i got itching on my body.
User:if i touch the body,i do get more ithcing.
Doctor:is there any rashes over the body ?
User:not much...but if i get rub it then there i find some rashes
Doctor:first and fore most, do not try to scratch more as it will increase the sensation
User:even i lost some hairs on the part where i have rubed
Doctor:apply some ice packs or heat pads
User:but it disturbs the attention.
Doctor:in addition, you can apply some Calamine lotion
Doctor:to the affected area and this will reduce the itching sensation
User:what do you think..what are the causes for same?
User:i feel i have given clothes for washing and later i was feeling this...
Doctor:the causes can be due to urticaria, or contact dermatitis it could be due to detergent allergy rinse the cloths again in plain water, and then dry it
Doctor:this should remove any trace of detergents and reduce the occurance
User:ohhh Any medicines?
Doctor:you can also appy any OTC anti itch cream, containing betametasone cream
Doctor:but, in your case, just apply calamine lotion that will be more than enough
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