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Dear Doctor,

I am suffering with itching and rashes on skin, on many places of my body mainly thighs area. I dont know what do we call these rashes, but i think they are called blain.
I tried different ointments, but none of them worked.
Please help me with this.
Fri, 2 Feb 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Kindly upload images

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

Kindly describe the rash what it looks like and how long has it been there, etc. I request you to upload a few good quality images of the affected areas in "Reports Section" so that I am able to guide you better.

Regards
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Follow-up: Dear Doctor, I am suffering with itching and rashes on 8 hours later
Hi Dr.Kakkar,

I have uploaded the images as specified by you.
Please help me with this.

Till now i have used below ointments:
Quadriderm
Clobeta GM Cream
FourDerm
Lobate - GM

None of them have help me yet.

Thanks, XXXXXXX
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Regarding widespread itchy lesions

Detailed Answer:
Thank you.
I have viewed the images.
Do you itch more at night? Does it also involve the scrotum and genitals? Is anyone else in your family affected similarly?
Perhaps you have Scabies. I suggest you to take a tab. Ivermectin 12mg, single dose. Repeat it after a week. In addition I suggest you to take a tab levocetrizine 5mg daily in evening.

Regards

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Follow-up: Dear Doctor, I am suffering with itching and rashes on 7 hours later
Dear Dr.Kakkar,

Thanks a lot for your reply.
Yes, I do itch more at night and it involves scrotum and genitals. On scrotum i do have more bigger lesions. I have been suffering due to this since more than a month.
My wife used to have it and now it spread to me too.

As adviced by you, i will take one table of tablet Ivermectin 12mg and will take it next week.
Also i will take one tablet levocetrizine 5mg daily in evening.

Thanks a lot doctor.

Thanks, XXXXXXX XXXXXXX S Sivvam
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Scabies. Also use permethrin cream 5% - single, whole body application

Detailed Answer:
Ok. That confirms that you have scabies.
In that case the same treatment should also be taken by your wife. In addition to what I have suggested I also advice a single application of 5% permethrin cream, whole body, neck downwards. Keep it overnight for 8 hours.. Bath next day.

Regards
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