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I wanted to enquire for a friend about something, basically

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Customer: i wanted to enquire for a friend about something
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: basically my friend hes 19, and since March hes been having really itchy skin, so he will sleep at night and within his sleep he will itch and he will wake up with itch marks. He has been to the doctors and first they thought maybe he ithches due to the dandruff in his hair, but after that cleared up he was still itching. He changes his sheets regular and ensures his nails are short as well but nothing seems to be working. He used an Aveeno moisturiser for hydrating skin, but hes been using that before March, but his itching has been worse. It does not happen during the day it is only at night and because of his skin issues hes feeling quite down. Is there any other solutions he could do?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: He has tried so many things, but the itching is the same, it goes down for a little bit but it flares up again and he isnt concious of when he itches at night
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: there is nothing to be honest
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It sounds like he is suffering from scabies which is a mite infestation causing severe itching, especially at night. I would suggest using permethrin 5% cream or lotion available OTC and follow the directions. After applying the cream and taking a bath change all the bed linen, clothes and wash and dry them properly.

If he has already been through this treatment then he should get his blood tested for liver and kidney functions as well as issues with these organs can also cause itchy skin.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I will speak to him now about it, is this cream avialable to be purchased from the pharmacy
and is it a good cream and ensures good results, hes been suffering for a while now and he wants a treatment which will help

Yes, he can purchase it from the pharmacy. Tell him to ask for scabies treatment and pharmacist would help him.

It has good results.

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
is it suitable for the face, as he only has itching only on the face
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
thank you for all the help, i will give you good ratings

Yes, it can be applied on face but avoid eyes.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Thats fine, i will go get it from the chemist now, and I will updates yourselves, how long is it before results can be seen

It should be seen after first application.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
thats fine hopefuly i can message tomorrow and let yourselves know of the result

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
i just hope it works
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
thank you and i will do now

My pleasure.