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Creams and tablets used to treat itchy skin, problem reoccurs, best medication for prevention

hi doctor! what is the best medicine( tablet ) for ITCHING SKIN?because after i took and applied other(Cream) medicine then it will be Vanished and eventually it will come back again after a month!
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.

Itchy skin can happen due to many causes like eczema, allergic dermatitis, scabies, etc. An examination from your dermatologist will confirm the diagnosis and will prescribe the drugs best for you. Many a times it has got a seasonal association also.

Meanwhile you can apply calamine lotion and a steroid(cortisone) based antiseptic cream on the area for symptomatic relief.

You can also take Benadryl or Actifed orally for the itching.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.


Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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