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I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

Itchy Back: Too bad i cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more

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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


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My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

Back itch: You have a condition known as notalgia parasthetica. It usually involves the back under the scapula. The cause is not known but is thought to be caused by irritation of the nerve endings. Of late, Botox has been proposed for treatment. ...Read more

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14 year old brother keep saying his back itches after shower?

14 year old brother keep saying his back itches after shower?

Likely allergic: many people are sensitive to anti-bacterial soap, which has no benefit over regular soap. Another possibility is being sensitive to the detergent that the towels are washed in--you may switch to one which is perfume and additive-free. Eliminate possible causes one at a time. ...Read more

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I got stitches in my back about a week ago and today it is itches like crazy?

One solution--: Acupuncture can be very helpful for pain, itching ; expedited healing. Take care. ...Read more

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My lower back itches in spasms. There is no mark and it seems better when I stand.

Likely dry skin: Itching can be caused by many different things. Depending on how long and how often this happens you can try treating it with several different options. If it appears to be related a reaction to your clothers, a new laundry detergent or to a fabric softener try discontinuing those offending agents. Often itching can be caused by dry skin or even eczema. Try using lotion oranti itch topical cream. ...Read more

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Aspecific back area itches: upper left 1/4 area. Often severe. Sporadic. What does this mean?

Aspecific back area itches: upper left 1/4 area.  Often severe. Sporadic.  What does this mean?

Nostalgia parastheti: This is a localized itching or even burning sensation on the upper back which will become disclosed from scratching and rubbing. There is damage to a small nerve fiber .Treatmentvcan include topical steroids and anesthetic, for resistant cases an injection of dilute steroids and anesthetic can improve the condition. ...Read more

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Whenever i get warm my back itches like crazy. It feels like pins sticking in. How can I treat this.

Whenever i get warm  my back itches like crazy. It feels like pins sticking in. How can I treat this.

Dry skin?: You may have dry skin. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and applying a moisturizer over your back if not the entire body immediately after bathing and see this helps (may take a few days). See dermatologist if problem persists. ...Read more

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My back itches a lot everyday only in the winter. I tried a lot of lotions but nothing is helping me. What do you recommend?

Moisturizing soaps: Winter can cause dry skin and itching, try changing to a moisturizing soap, and if severe, check with a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more