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2nd Degree Sunburn Itch
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eddiekingol posted:
I was sunburnt pretty bad over 3 weeks ago and the peeling stopped about 2 weeks ago but now I have had a bad itch ever sense. It comes and it goes but it is very annoying and has no signs of stopping. I put aloe and hyrocortizone on it and it barely helps. Should I go to the doctor or is this itch normal?
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Susan Evans, MD responded:
Itching may be apart of the normal healing process ,However if
it is severe consider adding Benadryl to your routine.You may need to visit your physician for suggestions for a stronger anti-inflammatory cream (if your itching persists)such as betamethasone (diprolene).
Best regards
Dr Evans
www.drsusanevansdermatology.com
 
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eddiekingol replied to Susan Evans, MD's response:
Thank you for the response! I wouldn't call it severe, I am just more worried about the length of time it has been itching. It's been almost two weeks now of just itching, and four weeks since I was burnt.
 
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valeriedchilds replied to Susan Evans, MD's response:
I know this is unrelated but I cant see how to post a new question. I have a head fungus or ringworm. My Dr. is not sure but she has prescribed some pills that I have to take for 90 days but in the mean time my hair is falling out all over the place. Before the RX, my hair was not coming out that bad. it itches really bad and it is just comeing out from the sclap. I dont know what to do! I am begining to panic. Please help me! it is dry hard scales, ringed and raised at times. its all around the edges of my head and some through out. where ever a scab comes off, there seems to be no hair there. I really need some help. MGBAKU!


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