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A 33-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have extreme itching and no relief even with prescription from doctor?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Pruritis/Itching: I would encourage you to go to your physician for an exam. The first thing to do is to examine your skin to find a cause like dry skin, skin conditions, or reactions. If none can be found, a systemic cause could be causing the itching. Several lab studies to look for drugs, diabetes, liver disease, kidney or liver disease, lymphoma when a patient has weight loss and night sweats with itching, etc.

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