Pruritis or itching is a continuous unpleasant urge to scratch the skin. Conditions like psoriasis, eczema, allergic dermatitis, dry skin, pregnancy, worm infestation, irritation to cosmetic products, shingles, drug allergies, etc., cause pruritis. Anti-allergic medications like antihistamines, Chlorphenaramines, cold compress, and avoiding scratching are its treatment methods.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have an anal itch which is more predominant at night. I am not diabetic. What treatment should I take? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Anal itching can be due to infections like fungal or bacterial, improper hygiene, or allergy. You can apply Hydrocortisone 1 percent cream at night time for five days. Follow up after five days. Keep the area clean and dry. I hope this helped. Thanks. Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 5 months pregnant, and I am suffering from cholestasis. I have done LFT in which the enzymes are high in ratio then I consulted a doctor, and he had given me Udiliv 300 twice a day and Laveta for ten days. Then again, I have done LFT in which the numbers have not changed, and itc... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Liver enzyme variation are common in pregnancy. Let me start by reassuring you that it is not going to affect the baby. Enzymes are associated with such generalized pruritis or itching. Unfortunately, you have this a bit early on in pregnancy. Usually, it appears around... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am having itchiness in my hands every night for two weeks. When I am going to sleep, I started to have this itchiness. I do not know whether it occurs due to insect bites or red spots or rashes on my skin. I cannot sleep due to this issue. I think that this itchiness is coming from the i... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nighttime pruritus is a common issue. The notable causes are insects, temperature changes, hormonal, internal diseases, and psychological. You need to rule out the cause. I suggest you spray insecticide in your room. The temperature change can present as a cold alle... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old female, and I have itching in my private parts for three days. I took the FAS kit on the advice of my physician but was not resolved. I am also a diabetic. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out. I am happy to help you with your query. First of all, we need to rule out any infection if present there. 1. Is there any discharge from your vagina like white or any other kind? Because, discharge sometimes causes itching due to associated... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I would like to consult for my disturbing allergic flares. I am a 33-year-old female. I am not known hypertensive, diabetic, or asthmatic. Within these three months I have history of morning colds, nasal congestion, pruritic rashes, and eye itchiness. I have no fever, no cough, shortn... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding the treatment, I suggest you continue the medicines as they are. I would like to know how much of Prednisolone did you start with? Nextly, you must start on intranasal steroids to help relieve the nasal symptoms. Use Fluticasone furoate twice daily two puf... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from itchy skin since early this year. My doctor does not know the reason for this itching. I had a blood test a few weeks ago, which came back fine. It is mostly itchy on my scalp, upper arms and back. I have been on Telfast to help with the itching and Daktacort ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My wife (age 33 years) has been suffering from piles related issues since last 10 years. It occurred after her delivery (in 2003) and was harmless at that time. We are having an eleven year old daughter. Recently she started experiencing pain and itching while going to toilet. Also sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It seems like your wife has second degree hemorrhoids which has also led to her fissure. The good news is that it can be managed medically. The first line of management is medical management. Itching is a very common manifestation, which is a... Read Full »