Posts Tagged ‘démangeaisons’

Iron Deficiency Anemia (Anaemia) And The Skin (For Professionals)

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Iron Deficiency Anemia (Anaemia) And The Skin (For Professionals) Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Anemia is one of the most common health problems in the world today. This condition, where the blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells, is due to a variety of causes, among which is the […]

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Pruritus (Itch) (For professionals)

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Pruritus It may appear up to 2 years before the onset of cirrhosis 40% of alcohol abusers with liver disease are estimated to have severe pruritus generalized but with predilection to extensor extremities, upper trunk, palms and soles chemical mediators (Bile acids) are thought to directly depolarize nerve […]


Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Your doctor has just prescribed an antihistamine for you. It may be one of the following (list not complete): Sedative antihistamines Buclizine Chlorpheniramine Cyproheptadine Hydroxyzine Mebhydrolin Promethazine Oxatomide Less-Sedative Antihistamines Acrivastine Astemizole Cetirizine Loratadine Terfenadine Levocetirizine Desloratadine What are antihistamines used for? Antihistamines are used to relieve itch, redness and swelling in some skin conditions […]

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