Itching

Itching or pruritus is the irritating sensation that you have, which relieves on scratching. Some common conditions that cause itching are dry skin, food allergy, end-stage kidney disease, candidiasis, cirrhosis, contact dermatitis, hives, skin rashes, impetigo, body or head lice.

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What causes hives in the evening?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting rashes on my skin regularly that keeps itching too much. It gets cured after every 6-8 hours. Again the rashes appear in the evening. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are having hives and this is acute urticaria.Take tablet Dazit M (Desloratadine) once at bedtime for 10 days in a row. In the daytime take tablet Allegra 180 mg (Fexofenadine) once after ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some medicine to get rid of ringworm infection.

Query: Hello doctor, My problem started four years back. It started up as a small ringworm infection and now it has taken a terrible position. I am facing lot of trouble on my hips. I feel lot of itching and when I itch hard some watery kind of thing comes out. When I take medicine it is fine. When I sto...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. From my professional opinion, it looks like tinea with secondary eczematization or in simple words fungal infection with skin damage due to rubbing. One advice is please do not rub. I understand it can be difficult but try. Take capsu...  Read Full »

There is itching and accumulated dirt in my foreskin. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having itching and some accumulated dirt in my penis foreskin. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be smegma (buildup of dead skin cell between foreskin and penis). Send me clear pictures to help you out with the problem. Follow up with the pictures to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

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