Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
167 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment for severe whole body itching

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Muhammad Ahmad

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2012

Answered : 1308 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 in General Health
Question: STEROIDS MAKE ME MANIC. HAT OTHER MEDS CAN STOP ENORMOUS ITCHING WHEREVER I TOUCH?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
There are other options but steroid is very effective.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

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.

Regards.

Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.
General and Family Physician..
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Drug/Medication
Medical Topics ,  

Recent questions on  Mast cell

doctor1 MD

I have very white thick mucous in my mouth all the time ..it accumulates during the night. I am well and have no nasal discharge or cough but I...

doctor1 MD

I only feel good after taking strong antibiotics. I feel good for 1 or 2 months and start to feel bad again: run down, lots of head pressure , get...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I got an email from you this morning asking how I was doing. I emailed you a few weeks ago about my symptoms and unfortunately they are no...

doctor1 MD

This weekend, I had a fire in the fireplace, since then me and my daughter have had allergy symptoms (congestion watery eyes, clogged sinuses, how...

doctor1 MD

I was wondering if I could have mast cell activation syndrome -mastocytosis came back negative. I have had severe allergies all my life, but I was...

doctor1 MD

For thr last 2 weeks ive been getting these random rashes al over my body. Im not allgeric to anything that i know of, the rash will show up as...

doctor1 MD

I have been having intermittent bouts with the skin around my lips, and my lips feel hot and tingling. My lips feel a slight numbness to them and...