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Intermittent Itching All Over
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
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
Lots: Generalized itch could be from a multitude of conditions , be it internal or external. ...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
Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?
Widespread itching all over my body with no rash or lesions. Comes and goes...responds well to Allegra (fexofenadine). Anxiety?
Multiple causes: Generalized itching all over body may be due to multiple causes- liver or gallbladder disease, a medication side effect, an allergy, or a bug/ mite infestation just to name a few. Try an oral antihistamine to relieve itch but see a doctor for evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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!
Go see your doc: Itching all over the body with upper belly pain may be a sign of bile obstruction from gallbladder disease or from occlusion of the bile ducts by some other process such as a growing mass or cancer. You should have your doctor check liver enzymes and get some imaging of you belly like an ultrasound or CT scan. ...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
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
Severe debilitating pain all over body, sudden onset, gradually spread all over body, tired all the time, bad circulation, i've cold feet all the time?
See a doctor: The condition is severe and debilitating. Any condition or symptom of such extent needs a good medical evaluation especially with all the accompanying symptoms. See your md and discuss all your symptoms well, good luck. ...Read more
Viral?: Could be a viral illness. Drink plenty of fluids, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain, Benadryl for itching. If not better in 2-3 days, see a doctor. By the way, do not take both Ibuprofen and naproxen, they are similar meds and taking both increases risk of stomach ulcer or kidney damage. Good luck! ...Read more