Skin patches on itching
Everyday once i come back from office, after 7pm i starts to get itching mostly on forearms, neck, chest and after itching gets red patches. They vary in size sometime last for as long as more than 2 hr. Some time they stay till morning i could see and feels itching in morning. In morning i felt only twice or thrice usually disappears in morning Some nights i feel suddendly attacked , too much itching at the same time on multiple body parts. ****************** This condition is for more than a mnth, consulted with dermatologist. His pres. Is attached. Untill i kept taking the dose(only 1 tab Teczine), for 15 days every night, i didn't get them now for last 1 week again feeling the same. NOTE: i didn't take continuous, completed 2 weeks dose almost in 3 weeks :( As per doc prescription, i took blood report, attached, too which is normal too. *************** I am very much disturbed, plz suggest some help, not able to focus. Please help.
Doctor Answers (1) on Skin patches on itching
Thanks for the query. Your symptoms are typical of urticaria, if more than 6 weeks and still persisting it's chronic urticaria. It's not life threatening but very disturbing. The key factor in treatment is to find the reason for such symptomatology. If it's detectable, treatment is simple. The key is to suppress the triggers by use of anti-allergic medications for long term, like atleast 3 months and gradually taper and stop. Don't pop one after the attack, but take the anti-allergic medications daily at a fixed time. They are quite safe even for long term usage. Chronic urticaria treatment requires a lot of understanding. Test yourself for any possible vitamin deficiencies like Vitamin D and B12. Rule out any thyroid disease as well. Hope it helps. Dr MK Agarwala Dermatologist New Delhi
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