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Is itching all over body symptom of tapeworms

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
TAPEWORM ITCH: Itching from tapeworms usually affect the anal (rectal) area. Sometimes the vaginal areas. Never a generalized itching.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Itching: Both of you should see a dermatologist to make dure you dont have scabies.
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
General itchiness: With limited information and not able to see of you and your boyfriend have skin rashes or how it looks like, we could not give you specific advise. I ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bonnie Offit
34 years experience Pediatrics
Itch begets itch: Your 5 year old son has sensitive skin and might be dry. There is a term called dermatographism when you turn red in the areas that you scratch. This ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Acute urticaria: Or just dry skin during winter, common. Bathe him with a cream soap before he goes to bed, pat his skin dry, apply a moisturizer right away to trap th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: There are various possible causes. You need a dr with special knowledge to get it right.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: If the itching is so bothersome, you should consult a dermatologist since dry skin is apparently not the issue. The itch pathway is far more complex t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Rarely: Itching can be associated with pregnancy in the last trimester not labor. This usually passes shortly after delivery. If still itchy after delivery yo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Flu Hodgkin lymphoma: Yes can be. Rather than be scared see your Dr.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aqeela Chohan
Specializes in General Practice
Possible ICP: Intense itching in the third trimester of pregnancy should be evaluated by your obstetrician or midwife. There are many common causes and more concern ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral?: If the problem has been present for less than 6 weeks, this is likely from a viral infection. If it lasts for more than 4-6 weeks, then the answer get ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
?Scabies,allergy?: The cause of generalized itching can be an elusive dx. It can reflect reaction to a body wash , soap or laundry detergent. There is a human mite calle ... Read More
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