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Suggest remedies for itchy skin rashes

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Dr. Ilyas Patel

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Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hello doc,
This is XXXXXXX 25 age, Female, 4 days back i got skin rashes, now it becoming worst , itching too much, i also tried aloe vera on that rashes, but no result it is getting worse, I dont know what to do for itching & cure, pls suggest.
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Answered by Dr. Ilyas Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Prurigo simplex most probably

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I read history and saw the photos posted. After seeing the photos, I could conclude that you may be having skin condition called prurigo simplex.


You may consult the dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis.


I would suggest...

- Antihistaminics
- steroid in tappering dose
- short course of antibiotic
- avoid contact with soap and suspected allergens
- apply mild steroid cream with antibiotic

I hope this would benefit you...

Thanks.

Dr.Ilyas Patel MD

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