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Posted by: | 01/04/2020

Rash on foot

My granny has a rash that itches. Just on the one foot. What can I use for the extreme itch? My Granny is 93 and have no Diabetics, high or low blood pressure. No smoking or drinking


Posted 03/04/2020

Older people tend to have very dry skin and they itch far more than younger people because of this. It makes sense to use plenty of simple ointment-based emollients such as Vaseline on the itchy skin and a non-sedating antihistamine such as loratadine may help at night to suppress the itching.
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