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A 18-year-old female asked:

i have very itchy skin literally all over my body. my thighs & buttocks area especially i scratch & bumps appear but then go away. what could it be?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Itching: itching is actually a form of pain perception. It can be due to localized reaction with allergy causing substances, dry skin and eczema or it can be due to systemic illness such as liver disease. There are many causes to itching and further investigation with laboratory studies and examination by your doctor are in order.

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Last updated Aug 8, 2015

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