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Why do I feel itchy all over when I'm sleepy or hungry? Could being anxious cause itching all over body? Thank you very much

Why do I feel itchy all over when I'm sleepy or hungry? Could being anxious cause itching all over body? Thank you very much

Anxiety: Can cause multiple strange unrelated symptoms, itching when hungry or sleepy might be related, both induce parasympathetic / sympathetic stimulation to a certain degree, with the resultant symptom mix, complex physiology and pathophysiology (mechanism of disease). At any rate, you may want to check your thyroid gland status and your blood sugar, just to make sure your metabolic status is fine ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Josa
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Itching All Over (Definition)

Itching all over is a skin symptom that suggests a generalized, whole body process that may or may not be ...Read more


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What causes unbearable itching all over my body?

What causes unbearable itching all over my body?

Many causes : Need to see a dermatologist to help diagnosis your diffuse itch it could be from either internal or external causes. ...Read more

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What could cause uncontrollable itching all over your body?

What could cause uncontrollable itching all over your body?

Numerous: There are numerous diseases that could be causing this. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause itching all over the body ?

Can anxiety cause itching all over the body ?

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 more

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What causes itching all over my body with no rash just finished icsi?

What causes itching all over my body with no rash just finished icsi?

Medications: This is a potential medication side effect. Are you taking Progesterone injections at this time? See your doctor as they can go through your medication list as well as look for other causes if not a medication problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does mirtazapine cause itching all over the body?

Does mirtazapine cause itching all over the body?

Occasionally: Interestingly, Mirtazapine is sometimes given to treat itching, but itching is also a possible (though uncommon) side effect. Occasionally this could be a sign of a serious allergic reaction. The only way to see if the itching is caused by it would be to stop it and restart it if the itching goes away, but i advise you discuss this with the doctor who prescribed it as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Help! can anemia cause itching all over the body?

Unlikely: The symptoms of anemia are fatigue, pale skin, fast or irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, cold hands and feet and headache. Itching is more likely to be related to dry skin, allergies or internal problems such as liver or kidney failure (uremia). ...Read more

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Does hepatitis C during pregnancy cause itching all over the body ?

It can: This is quite possible. Elevated levels of bilirubin (which may occur with hepatitis), are often accompanied by itching. ...Read more

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Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Hyperthyroidism: Can cause increased sweating due to hypermetabolic state of the whole body, a rather complex mechanism, also the generalized itching is due to several mechanisms, some antibodies are responsible for it, ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more