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I itch all over my body. Seems to occur after I eat. I am fine in the morning then I take my thyroid meds and wait one hour and the the itching begins?

I itch all over my body. Seems to occur after I eat. I am fine in the morning then I take my thyroid meds and wait one hour and the the itching begins?

Med Formulation: A lot of literature is emerging suggesting a link with the thyroid and skin symptoms such as itch/hives. Some formulations of thyroid medications can be more associated with symptoms vs. others. Consider trying a different formulation. Also, hypothyroid can be associated with dry skin, thereby increasing the risk for itch. ...Read more

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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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Why am I itching all over my body, and what can I do about it?

Why am I itching all over my body, and what can I do about it?

ITCHING ALL OVER: How long have you been itching all over? Do you take any medications? Is the itch all below the waist, or does it also itch on your face and scalp. Anybody else in your family or your friends itch? Do you have a cat or dog? Have you changed your soap or laundry detergent? If it persists, see a doctor, preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I take Lexapro (escitalopram) iron levothyroid and humira. I itch all over my body and have hot flashes. What couldbe the pproblem? Also have charly horses.

I take Lexapro (escitalopram) iron levothyroid and humira.  I itch all over my body and have hot flashes. What couldbe the pproblem? Also have charly horses.

Humira (adalimumab) has: Many potential side effects - check w/your rheumatologist. You could also be allergic to something else or anything in your environment, or it can by psychological. Further, don't take your iron and thyroid within two hours of each other, and take only brand name thyroid. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I have itching all over my body?

I have itching all over my body?

?systemic problem: Itching all over the body without rash could be a sign of any one of many systemic diseases.Please see a good primary care doctor or internist for evaluation.Trying to list all possible causes to you would just be guessing and get you more worried.Good luck:) ...Read more

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Why do I have itching all over my body?

Why do I have itching all over my body?

Itchy: Itching may sometime be a sign of a more serious illness. Check with your internist, or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I get itching all over my body when I get anxious. Is that weird?

No: Every person handles stress/anxiety differently and your symptoms are not weird. Others vomit, get abdominal pain or even pass out. ...Read more

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After 10 days of taking an antibiotic I began itching all over my body. How long till it stops after I stop taking the antibiotic?

After 10 days of taking an antibiotic I began itching all over my body. How long till it stops after I stop taking the antibiotic?

See your doctor: Delayed allergic reactions to drugs are usually self-limiting and only last for a few days after the drug is discontinued. An antihistamine may be recommended by your doctor to decrease itching. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm itching all over my body but not in my pubic area at all I have had sex with a couple guys and now they are itching all over too ?

I'm itching all over my body but not in my pubic area at all  I have had sex with a couple guys and now they are itching all over too ?

Sounds catching, yet: few specifics offered for very risky behavior choices which can transfer all sort of problems, both ideas&disease promoting molecules&organisms. The list of possibilities is huge! When we act impulsively, taking changes, many of the bad things which can happen, Do happen. Best seek sophisticated help WorthyOfYourTrust & consider LifeChoices; else unlikely to emulate Ben Carson's bad to good life. ...Read more

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I'm taking metronidazole and i'm itching all over my body is this normal while on this pill?

I'm taking metronidazole and i'm itching all over my body is this normal while on this pill?

Not normal: You are probably allergic to this and should stop taking it immediately and call your doctor. ...Read more

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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