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my skin is being itching for days now,what could be the ca

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my skin is being itching for days now,what could be the cause?

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Welcome to Just Answer.

Dr. Saha :

Is there any rash?

Dr. Saha :

When did it start?

Dr. Saha :

Is it affecting the whole body?

Dr. Saha :

Did you take any medicine?

Customer:

it started yesterday

Customer:

all part of the body most especially my skull

Dr. Saha :

Is there any rash?

Customer:

no

Dr. Saha :

Did you take any medicine?

Customer:

no sir

Dr. Saha :

The itching can be due to a few factors.


Dr. Saha :

The common cause is allergy, dermatitis.

Dr. Saha :


Antihistamine like benadryl, zyrtec would help in this case.

Dr. Saha :

You can try it.

Dr. Saha :

Sometimes iron deficiency, liver or kidney disease can also cause itching without an apparent rash.

Customer:

is that a kind of disease or something ?

Customer:

kidney?

Customer:

oh..i am scared!

Dr. Saha :


In some cases, it can be related to disease of those organs.

Dr. Saha :

Please do not get scared.

Dr. Saha :

In most cases, it is from allergy.

Dr. Saha :

You can try zyrtec.

Dr. Saha :

This would help in allergy.

Dr. Saha :

I would advise to get an examination by doctor if the itching continues.

Customer:

ok

Customer:

how long should i wait before i see a doctor?

Dr. Saha :

You can take the medicine for 1-2 days & observe if you do not develop any other symptom.

Dr. Saha :

If the itching gets worse or if you develop any rash, shortness of breath etc. you need to see doctor without delay.

Customer:

ok Doc

Customer:

thanks for the help

Dr. Saha :
My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.
Customer:

i am grateful

Dr. Saha :

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know

Dr. Saha :

You are always welcome.

Dr. Saha :
If you are satisfied, please leave an excellent rating.

Good luck.
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