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Skin itchy/ scratchy

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: May 13, 2020 5:01 AM
Anonymous 7 months

Hi since yesterday evening, I am having skin itchiness, the more I scratch the area becomes red.
It’s better this morning.
Since I am breastfeeding wanted to consult which anti allergic I should take.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 13 months
General Practitioner

Greetings. Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms. However, to receive treatment to your problem, the plausible cause needs to be recognized before treatment can be given. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Fungal infections

  • Eczema: usually due to allergies

  • Ringworm

  • Dermatitis: An inflammation of the skin that can be caused by allergies to chemicals usually in cleansing products

  • Psoriasis

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor.

You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online or (DoctorOnCallEPharma) to get connected to our pharmacy. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Wed May 13 2020 05:01:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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