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A 19-year-old female asked:

Sometimes when i have anxiety i get this itching sensation on my four arm and it just start itching ?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Anxiety rash: There are many people who experience itchy skin when anxious. Red blotchy spots can appear anywhere on your body and the areas can burn when touched. Unfortunately, antihistamines, corticosteroid creams and most pain meds do not help. You can try a local anesthetic cream, but the key is dealing with your anxiety. Focus on stress relieving habits such as meditation or consult DR for prescription

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Last updated Apr 19, 2020

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