Redness of skin and itch
Skin rashes and are not subsiding for a long time had got treated by mr Gotham reddy but there is no improvement, if I am taking cetrizen I don't feel the itch but the redness is not going. How to diagnose this disease
Doctor Answers (1) on Redness of skin and itch
Repeated episodes of skin rashes that last only for short time for few hrs and reappear again is very typical in urticaria. There are many allergens including certain food items , dust etc. that trigger rashes. Getting eosinophil count done helps to guide treatment duration and tests like ELISA are available to identify allergens. Treatment should be on long term basis to improve resistance in addition to avoiding the trigger rather than taking cetrizine on day to day basis. Take care. Dr. Kavya C, Leelavathi Advanced Skin and Laser Centre, Guntur.
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