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Can Stress Cause Itching
Ruling out other health problems. Can anxiety/stress cause itching and minor stinging sensations that last a couple of seconds in the vagina/anus?
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Does stress cause vagina discharge and itche? I experience this a lot but the discharge and itches comes on and off.
Infection: No, stress does not generally cause the vagina to itch. Infections (including yeast) can cause the vagina to itch, and "stress" via increased cortisol secretion could affect your immune system so that infections show up more. Please see your physician or a gynecologist about vaginal itching and discharge. ...Read more
Have a rash that keeps reappearing in different locations such as my fore arm, back, and neck, it itches and burns could this br from stress?
My vagina itches a little bit inside but it comes and goes I had trichomoniasis last year but was treated for it. What
could it be? Is it stress?
Recheck, re-treat: Trichomoniasis, a protozoan infection, is transmitted sexually. It can recur if both partners are not treated simultaneously. Stress is more likely the result of your discomfort, but not the cause. Visit your local Planned Parenthood center for evaluation, treatment and discussion of follow through with your partner. ...Read more
I am patient of inxiety depression i was having itches i ate zysic cetirizine hci n now I am in stress , hipertension n in ilness what should I do ?
See a Dr-go to ER: Call the doctor or er as you could be having an allergic reaction. Why did you "eat" that medication? Was it your prescription? If not, and for others who might read this post; it can be dangerous and even potentially fatal to take any medication without a prescription from a provider who knows your particular history and has performed an appropriate examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Anxiety and stress are possible causes of itching in the absence of dry skin. See your doctor to rule out other potential causes such as liver problems. Use stress management techniques and consider cognitive-behavioral techniques to control anxiety. Often, professional treatment by a psychologist or psychiatrist can help if your primary care doctor is not able to provide relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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