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Can i take Lecop-DT daily for itching all over the body ?

hi doctor i have a problem in my skin .. like itching in all the places legs, hands and head even under my stomach. i took some tablet (Lecop-DT) its works good.but i have to take the table daily.. if i forget to take the table, i will get itching again like any thing. the skin is initially appear reddish and then turn brown and its itching also, if i touch that please its hot .. for that i have some ointment(solution) but there is no use . whether any permanent solution is there??.. please suggest. i caused by this allergy Eczema
Sat, 30 Apr 2011
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Hi, I couldn't help respond after reading your post. I have eczema and had the same problems you described. Approximately two years ago, I contracted a steph infection from working in the hospital. I had this infection for a least two years. I went to several specialist and they all kept saying it was contact dermatitis and gave me anti inflammatory creams and steroids. After becoming very weak and itchy all over, I couldn't take it anymore. I finally drove to University of Michigan to see another allergist, THANK GOD I DID. I was finally diagnosed with a skin steph infection. He said it was caused from me itching from my eczema that the bacteria entered my skin and it's not uncommon for doctors to misdiagnose. I was given bacterium antibiotic cream to put on the affected areas and also bacterium antibiotics pills. I was told that the doctor should have known that there was an infection going on because my skin was warm to the touch and also my c-reactive protein level in my blood was high. It does sound like you might have an infection. Treat it with antibiotics, bacterium da for a month or so and you should find yourself feeling better. Good luck
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Again, do not suffer like I did. Ask your doctor to write you out a script for bacterium DS. You have nothing to lose. If the itching and redness start to go away within a week or so, then you know for sure.
General & Family Physician Dr. Misbha khan's  Response

I advise you to get a test done to find the allergen. if you find the cause of your allergy you might me able to avoid the causative agent. you can always consult your dermatologist for the same.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
u have urticaria
it is type of skin allergy
it takes 1 month to 20 year to cure
depend on severity u can take medicine
lecope dt is ok.take it daily first.
gradually taper the dose of drug
avoid sour food
drink more water
better to consult dermatologist
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