Itching, Redness And Swelling?
I have been taking ctm medicine, I have given medicine lotion and I have given anti septic also on my skin but itchy redness on my skin does not heal
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Itching is the body's reaction to the process of inflammation, infection or allergies that manifest on the skin. Itching complaints are a common complaint experienced by patients so it is necessary to know the history of itching complaints started, accompanying complaints, the shape of the skin rash so that the cause can be identified and appropriate treatment can be taken. To identify complaints of itching, a direct examination is needed by a family doctor or dermatologist. In addition to complaints of itching, often accompanied by comorbid complaints, such as swelling, irritation, injury to the redness of the skin and secondary infection in the itchy area.
Some of the conditions below can cause itching complaints, such as:
Dermatitis or inflammation of the skin due to contact or exposure to allergens
Insect or flea bites
Bacterial, viral or fungal infections
Immune system disease
In connection with your question, any complaints of itching, redness and swelling that you experience, may be caused by allergic reactions, especially if you have a history of allergies, either drug allergies or food allergies. When complaints of itching appear, you should not scratch directly with your fingers or nails to prevent irritation and injury to your skin. So use soft materials such as tissue or small towels, so that scratching does not cause unexpected side effects.
If you have been doing care and treatment independently, but this complaint has not improved, then you should consider consulting directly with your family doctor or your skin specialist, this is necessary to ascertain the cause and get the right treatment. The doctor's examination results will determine whether the complaint of itching is caused by allergies or other conditions of the disease as above, because although itching is the main complaint, different causes require different treatments.
For now, you can give warm water or compresses to the itchy area of your skin, use warm compresses with hot temperatures according to the ability of your skin, or you can use a ratio of half-dipped hot water mixed with half-dipped plain water, so that the obtained temperature right. Do it about 3-4 times per day for 15 minutes.
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