General Satisfaction score :
Treato analyzes billions of patient discussions to understand what patients are saying about their experience with regard to their treatments, diseases and side effects. Treato algorithmically identifies patients' positive experiences about medications within their Web posts, for example acne that cleared up, high blood pressure that was reduced, a certain drug that "worked", and so forth. Treato aggregates all of these discussions to calculate how many positive patient posts each medication received, relative to other drugs. Note that positive patient posts about medications are always aggregated in relation to a specific condition, since the same medication may be used for more than one condition.
See what millions of patients are saying
Can we help?
Join now!


Ask a question
Ask a question
Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
Read on Wikipedia
Common Itching treatments discussed around the web
Benadryl 43,168 Hydrocortisone 12,311 Prednisone 8,623
1,694,216 conversations around the web about Itching to help you make a decision
1,694,216 conversations around the web about Itching to help you make a decision
Ask a question
Best hospitals for treating Itching

Itching & Shingles

5.34% of the posts that mention Shingles also mention Itching (8,123 posts)
Read more about :
We found 8,127 discussions
" ...grandfather used to put rubbing alcohol on the shingles to get rid of the itch! Ugh,... "

" ...ok hun. I had shingles when I was pregnant with my DS. My Dr prescribed me aciclovir to help me get rid of it... hope the itchy bits go soon...... "

" ...much better. I just wish I could get my hunger under control. They put me on steroids for the shingles and they... "

" ...I had shingles on my forehead and eyes. My doctor put me on valtrex and ...listerine on my rash. It seemed to lessen the itch... "

" ...and at night.I was till recently taking Gabapentin and Atarax - i am not on any medicine for last 10 days.What can be done to relieve the itching and cure the tingling sensation?How long... "

" ...I have had shingles now for 8 days and I'm happy with the treatment prescribed by my doctor. My questions are about itchiness. The itchiest parts of ...scratch these non-rash itches? Also ca... "

" ...last April. I now take 1800 mg of gabapentin per day to control the itching and burning. The main side effect is unsteadiness on my feet for me, but it is not too bad. You can type gabapentin... "

" ...justabloak I had shingles on my neck ...sure as hell didn't! It stayed for weeks and itches like crazy, redness like burned out of control..They gave me meds to help with relaxation and of cours... "

" ...It started with shingles over five years ago, for which I was treated with anti-virals and neurontin at that time. My dermatologist has since told me that he cannot get rid of it, but can only... "

" ...Take Aveeno Oatmeal baths in cool water to keep the itch down and the sweating under control. Staying cool is the key to the itch ...Ask your doctor about valtrex to prevent the return of the sh... "

Your Saved Posts ()

Back to Signup