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    Suggest treatment for itching on the feet and palms

Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi,
I am facing itching on my feet and palm since 3 weeks. Doctor suggested me to use "Fexo fenadine - 180 mg) tablet twice a day. However, I did not get the same tablet but I used "Allegra" twice a day for 2 weeks. When I was using this medicine there was no itching. However, once I stopped the medicine, it started itching again. Currently, I have severe itching problem on my feet and at times on palms. Please suggest me.
I am applying CLOBETA GM CREAM on the areas where it is itching.
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Answer few questions, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
Moreover is itching associated with any bumps or rash?
Do you have to history of dry skin, eczema, allergic rhinitis or asthma?
What is the duration of itching?
Have you used or applied anything new on the palms and soles?
Kindly revert with the answers and pictures.
Dr Asmeet
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Area where it is itching it is just plane I don't see any rashes. Duration of the itching is 1min to 6mins. In a day, it itches number of times including mid nights and early mornings.
I changed soap from dove to Lux.
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Continue allegra, clobetasol propionate cream

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your complaints and would recommend you continue with tablet allegra 180 mg twice daily for another 2 weeks and once the itching improves taper it to once daily and then stop.
Also apply plain clobetasol propionate cream ( tenovate ) on the itchy areas twice daily along with frequent and liberal application of a moisturising cream containing white soft paraffin 2-3 times in a day.
Besides this keep your hands and feet moisturised, avoid soaps and detergents, wear gloves while washing clothes and utensils.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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