Patient Comments: Itching - Treatments

Question:What treatment did you receive for your itching?

Comment from: Mary104, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 15

ATARAX-Depending on the causes when anxiety,pain, lack of sleep and itching. TRIAMCINOLONE ACCETONIDE-When spotty BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE- for spots when they are on my scalp. Keep moisturized-use lotion throughout the day for the dry skin season CALMOSETINE-The tube has calamine and zinc so it works as a misture barrier. Great to use when skin is peeling. protect areas. It is gental enough to use on areas where a diaper may be placed.

Comment from: Itching all over, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 19

Zyrtec (Cetiridine)- 10-20 mg 1-2 times a day. Benadryl Famotidine 40 mg 1-2 times a day Atarax (hydroxizine) 25-50 mg 1-4 times a day Singulair 10 mg 1 time a day Protopic 0.1% for face Tiamcinolone Acetonide ointment 0.5% for body If I still had trouble all over, the doctor or PA would prescribe oral prednisone or methylprednisolone.

Comment from: KooKoo, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 06

As someone who has had allergies all her life it seems like I always have some sort of irritant on my skin that's causing me to itch. I've found the Aveeno hydrocortisone cream to work wonders in stopping the itch while being kind to my skin. My only problem is remembering to have one everywhere I go.

Comment from: missy, 3-6 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 06

I had an allergic reaction to something I ate (tomatoes, I think) and I developed an itchy rash along with wheezing. I went to urgent care where a doctor prescribed prednisone, which relieved the itching and the rash disappeared within a few days.

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