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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
Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.
Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hope you have been followed by your GYN doctor re. the period as well since it is by no means normal. At the minimum, get a CBC to check for anemia. . ...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
Itchy dry patches on scalp. oily hair so not a dry scalp problem. Itch when bumped etc. itches until bleeding. no stress. Help?
More info: It is difficult to answer this without more information and examination. Your question is confusing - itchy dry patches on scalp but you don't think it is dry scalp problem.In general itchy scalp can be due to fungal infection, inflammation related disorders, skin diseases just to mention few. Please discuss it in detail with a physician. ...Read more
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