Q. I am suffering from itching all over my body. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai
and medically reviewed by Dr. Nithila A
Published on Jul 27, 2019 and last reviewed on: Sep 26, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am suffering from itching all over the body wherever there is hair in the body like in private parts hands, leg, thighs, stomach, back and in scalp and hair quickly falls out when I scratch wherever it itches, and skin flakes fall like rain when I comb my hair. Suffering from 12 years from this problem. Allopathy is not helping much.

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Sweat glands help to regulate body temperature and moisturize skip. At hairs areas, due to sweat, there is a possibility to develop a fungal or bacterial infection. So keep clean and dry that areas and apply Mahamarichyadi oil to affected areas and during bath you should use Tetmosol soap (Sulfiram). At scalp apply Kerala Neelibhringadi oil at hairs root and do gentle massage with a fingertip for 10 minutes daily at night and wash it with shikakai powder in the morning.


Investigations to be done:

Thyroid profile, lipid profile, DHT (Dihydrotestosterone).

Preventive measures:

Avoid spicy and fried junk foods. Quit smoking and drinking if you have these habits.

Regarding follow up:

Do these things and provide your valuable feedback after fifteen days.

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