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Medications for Itching all over body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hello XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   How can I help ?
User :   i m having itching in full body
User :   i consulted a Dr he told me its bcoz of viral infection
Doctor :   Since when are you having this and Do you have any rashes along with them too..
Doctor :   ok.
User :   and gave me Sebifin
And one ointment: Mocovac-f..
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
Doctor :   ok..
User :   ya some rashes r there
User :   i have done blod test also
Doctor :   ok.
User :   i m 27 yrs old
User :   59 kgs
User :   i have all other conditions normal
User :   night time only my itching problem is more
Doctor :   When you get to your bed or even before that are you having this ?
User :   in blood report some increase in ESR is observed
User :   ya evening after 6pm only its start increasing
Doctor :   that is only a prognostic indicator not to bother it shall settle down once your infection settles
Doctor :   ok.
User :   ya lymphocytes also bit more
Doctor :   Any Fever along with it that you are having
User :   no
Doctor :   that is also anticipated
User :   only itching
Doctor :   ok.
User :   can u tell me some other medicines to reduce this itching
Doctor :   the once that yur are taking are initself suffecient
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i had same itching problems one month back also
Doctor :   Ok
User :   that time some other Dr gave me Cetrizine Dihydrochloride tablets
User :   it was reduced
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any rash or redness present?
User :   but now same tables i took along with that tablets current Dr has suggested
User :   not much
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there skin dryness?
Doctor :   Was a diagnosis made?
User :   if i start itching then blood is coming
User :   no
User :   my all other conditions are normal
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of allergies?
User :   s blood report is done
User :   i saw some skin specialist and a physician also
User :   no
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your Absolute Eosinophil count and serum IgE levels tested.
Doctor :   It appears to be an allergic reaction.
User :   ithching is more in legs and hands is more
User :   s its done sir
Doctor :   Is the itching present always?
User :   day time its bit less
User :   but night time it aggrevates
Doctor :   Since when are you having this?
User :   i will tell u the count of various blood tets
User :   almost a month
Doctor :   What were the AEC and IgE levels ?
User :   aec is 270 /cmm
User :   what u mean by igE sir
User :   i have done 2 blood tests
User :   i will type the o/p on eby one
Doctor :   Immunoglobulin E which is elevated in Allergies.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   HB count 11.4
User :   Total count 8900
User :   neutrophills 41
User :   lymphocytes 50
User :   eosinophils 6
User :   monocytes 3
User :   basophils 0
User :   ESR 30
User :   TSH 5.00
Doctor :   The AEC levels are high. It could be an allergy.
Doctor :   But a mild one
Doctor :   The other blood tests are normal
Doctor :   except for the ESR
User :   s sir
User :   ya i m not getting the proper reason
Doctor :   The ESR is due to the infection or allergy in the bosy
Doctor :   body
User :   ok sir
User :   i took the tablets given by Dr from last 1 week
User :   but there is no improvement in my medical condition
Doctor :   For how long did you take the ointment?
User :   from last 1 week
Doctor :   Are any flakes present ?
User :   i had some water allerfy in ear also
Doctor :   The medicines take time to effect.
User :   s
User :   Dr told me every nigh
User :   i took like that only
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue the ointments
Doctor :   For 2 more weeks
User :   can u tel me any other tablets
User :   to reduce itching
User :   can allergy b bcoz of food ?
User :   my digestion is normal
Doctor :   I suggest that you apply Caladryl lotion on the itchy areas for relief.
Doctor :   I also advice you to make a diary and just write down all the things that you do in a day along with the foods
Doctor :   Also write down anything that increases the itching.
User :   ! month back Dr gave me calamin lotion
User :   that time it was working
User :   now for me no chnage if i apply that aslo
Doctor :   Moisturize your skin regularly with an Aloevera based moisturizer twice a day.
Doctor :   Elovera cream is good
User :   i m using Dove soap
Doctor :   It has to be applied on all the itchy areas
User :   its a good moistureriser
Doctor :   Avoid wearing artificial fabrics and wear only natural ones like cotton
Doctor :   Rather than the soap the moisturizer will give more effect
User :   s i m wearing cotton most of times usually
Doctor :   Avoid dust, dander and exotic food stuffs
User :   what u mean by exotic food stuff?
Doctor :   Like any fish, green leafy vegetables or sweet potato, things that you have recently startes eating
User :   i was eating fish and fruits more sir
User :   now i reduced eating some kind of fish thinking that i m ahving allergy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try avoiding them and enter in your diary if there is any positive effect.
User :   i will eat red meat very less
User :   for me no change as i wll eat different things in a weeek
User :   but itching is same all 7 days from last 1 week
Doctor :   Better maintain a Diary and observe
Doctor :   Try to take a bland diet
User :   k
User :   can i chat with u 2moro 12pm
Doctor :   Yes, as this is valid for 24 hrs.
User :   about the changes i observerd after applying
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with as of now?
User :   and tell u the status
Doctor :   That will be known in a week or 10 days time rather than anything else
Doctor :   I suggest that you be patient
User :   is ear infection will have any relationship with this problem?
User :   Dr told me to take medicines 15 days
Doctor :   Unlikely but what was the infection that you had?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i can't sleep during night so bit scared
Doctor :   There is nothing to be worried about as stress is also a factor
User :   s
User :   but i will not take much tress
Doctor :   I suggest that you also try stress relaxation techniques like yoga and meditation.
User :   k
Doctor :   Anything else as of now?
User :   i will try with those medicines
User :   and get back tomorroe
Doctor :   Sure
User :   can u tell me where is u r current location
User :   ?
User :   k
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   see to 2moro
Doctor :   Sure,
User :   hi
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   s
User :   which hospital u r doing service if u can tell
Doctor :   We are not a hospital, we are a group of doctors who provide online consultation.
User :   k thank you sir
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Healthcaremagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   see u tomorrow
Doctor :   Sure, bye for now
User :   ok bye

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