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Suggest treatment for severe whole body itching

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Dr. Muhammad Ahmad

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Practicing since :2012

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Posted on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
There are other options but steroid is very effective.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing to Health Care Magic, I am Dr Muhammd Ahmad, I have closely read your question and I understand your concerns, I will hereby guide you regarding your health related problem.

Other than steroid we can use:

1) Anti histamins.
2) Mast cell stabilizers.
3) Other type of steroids.
4) Allergy vaccination

Steroids are very very effective in suppresing the allergy but if you have side effects there is always an option to change the kind of steroid you are using may be other steroid wont have that side effect.

You can try using antihistamin alon and you can alos visit an allergy center to try out different novel methods tk control allergy like allergy vaccine or gradual exposure of allergen.

I hope this answered your question, if you have more feel free to ask,otherwise close the discussion and rate it.


Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.
General and Family Physician..
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