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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest remedy for skin allergy

hi, am Swapna. for the past five months I am having skin allergy on my body, mainly on legs ,hands and hip. i ve taken treatment but nothing worked 27 years old..this started the day after i travelled in train..doctors say may be due to train appears sa small red bumps, sometimes joins together and starts itching badly at nights.gets severe when it sweats.please suggest a remedy.Regards, Swapna.
Mon, 4 Aug 2014
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Hello Swapna.

Thank you for asking at HCM.

I went through your history and would like to make following suggestions to you:

1. Were I treating you, I would prescribe you an antihistamine like fexofenadine/hydroxyzine/cetirizine for 1-2 weeks (depending upon response).
I would also add monteulkast to your treatment.

2. I would also suggest you a course of anti-parasitic drugs as you have a history of travel. Sometimes intestinal worms can cause itching & hives.

3. Personally, I would suggest you to avoid wearing tight-fitting or woolen clothes. Loose-fitting, cotton clothes will be the best option in my opinion.

4. Please avoid activities causing excessive sweating and hot,spicy foods for a few days. It may help.

Hope above suggestions will be helpful to you.

Should you have any other query, please feel free to ask at HCM.

Wish you a fast recovery and the best of the health.

Thank you & Regards.
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