If you're itching, there could be a variety of reasons, including allergies, or other skin conditions.
Your dermatologist can examine you to determine what it is and what type of ointment you may need.
Not all itches are treated with the same medication, and there is a condition that presents as a rash that needs immediate attention, and that's shingles. You can get a vaccine for shingles, which is highly recommended.
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