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Suggest remedy for body itching

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Dr. Prasanna Heijebu

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Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi Doc, I am having a lot of itching all over the body. When on medication its fine. Once I stop medication it appears again.
Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu 44 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Further investigations are recommended.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir.

I understand your concern.

Since you have not responded to standard medication like antihistaminics and anti scabies agents, I advise you to get an ultrasound of the liver and complete liver function tests.

Additionally I also recommend blood tests for Uric acids and Bile acids.

Further management is based on the test results.

Get the tests and update me with test results.

Post your further queries if any.

Thank you.

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