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Fever And Itching All Over
Itching and Sweating: The causes of itching and sweating are many. Go to the following web site: http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=excessive-sweating%7citching-or-burning&symptomids=228%7c129&locations=66%7c68. ...Read more
I am itching all over my hands and legs and sometimes all over no irritation or rash on the skin ?
It is irritation: Irritation is usually the reason we itch. Were you doing something when this started, does it happen after you start something, it could be caused by your detergent and many other reasons. There is not enough information in your question to reach a proper conclusion. Please consult your primary care physician or dermatologist to make sure there are no pertinent underlying causes. ...Read more
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. ...Read more
Widespread itching all over my body with no rash or lesions. Comes and goes...responds well to Allegra (fexofenadine). Anxiety?
Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?
Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more
Started having itching all over body on monday, no itching yesterday then woke up this morning with severe upper stomach pain and itching all over!
Hives: Are you taking any medications? Do you have any signs of infection-sore throat, urinary problems, cough? Do you eat foods such as strawberries, peanuts, chocolate or other foods that cause you to itch? Were you exposed to any envoronmental allergies- mold, dust, trees etc? You can take antihistamine. If it perssits see md for history, blood tests, and treatment. ...Read more
I have goosebumps like rash all over the body and swollen eyes for 3 days. Rash occur suddenly and They are itchy.Taking antihistamines with no result?
See your doctor ASAP: Sounds like you need urgent medical care and attention before your symptoms worsen. Don't delay. ...Read more
Related?: These may or may not be related but if the itching is always associated with the stomach pain after having eaten a food, then food allergy may be the problem. This may also be from a viral infection but if the problem persists for more than 10 days or is getting worse, you need to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Rash: Time to see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See you Dr: This sounds like either part of a viral syndrome, or possible allergic type reaction. It all depends on what the rash looks like and whether or not you have fever, swelling, itching etc. A doctor will be able to help distinguish between possible causes after examining you and taking a detailed history. ...Read more
Unlikely: I am sure that it can but your symptoms sound much more similar to a viral infection. Have you been to an allergist for testing to molds? If not, this would be a logical alternative. But i still think a viral infection matches your symptoms much more closely. ...Read more
Time to see a doctor: Normal, healthy people are not "tired all the time" and do not have "pain all over", without a good reason. A primary care doctor can look for reasons for fatigue, such as anemia, infection, auto-immune disease, thyroid problems, cancer, insomnia, etc... Various tests may be needed, depending on one's whole story, and sequence or symptoms. ...Read more