A 43-year-old member asked:
can you give me suggestions for annoying and constant itching all over body, no rash, help?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Itching: find the cause of your itching, you body is trying to tell you something. you could have dry skin, so use a moisturizer daily but if you have an internal problem it needs to be checked , see your doctor for a check up, Drinking alcohol does not help
A 38-year-old member asked:
I have an irritating and constant itching all over body, no rash, help?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch.
Last updated Aug 17, 2014
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