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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

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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I have an irritating and constant itching all over body, no rash, help?

I have an irritating and constant itching all over body, no rash, help?

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

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Itching all over body and sweating.?

Itching all over body and sweating.?

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

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Itching all over for months NO rash or bumps?

Itching all over for months NO rash or bumps?

See a dermatologist: Might never find a cause. Need to look for lymphomas, kidney failure, liver disease, meds, many other things. ...Read more

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Hand itching all over without rash?

Hand itching all over without rash?

Nerve: Most likely a mild degree of neuralgia(nerve pain). Nerve controls sensation-from mild "itching" to severe "pain". ...Read more

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Feeling itching all over the body--what could cause this?

Lots: Generalized itch could be from a multitude of conditions , be it internal or external. ...Read more

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I am itching all over my hands and legs and sometimes all over no irritation or rash on the skin ?

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

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Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?

Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived  totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?

Raise the dose: You may try taking fexofenadine up to 4 x the recommended dose and see if this helps. Wool sweaters tend to intensify the itching. If the problem lasts for more than 6 wks, try to get to an allergist. ...Read more

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Widespread itching all over my body with no rash or lesions. Comes and goes...responds well to Allegra (fexofenadine). Anxiety?

Widespread itching all over my body with no rash or lesions.  Comes and goes...responds well to Allegra (fexofenadine).  Anxiety?

Needs evaluation: This needs to be evalauted. THe best way is to see an allergist. Yiu have no hives but there can be an underlying process causing this. ...Read more

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Generalise itching all over the body ?

Generalise itching all over the body ?

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 more

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Severe itching all over body that comes and goes. Also upper stomach pain and nausea?

Severe itching all over body that comes and goes. Also  upper stomach pain and nausea?

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

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I'm having bad stomach pain and itching all over body for the past week?

I'm having bad stomach pain and itching all over body for the past week?

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

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Having pain all over and tired all the time?

Having pain all over and tired all the time?

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

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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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Itch all over body but no rash?

Itch all over body but no rash?

See your doctor: This can be a manifestation of liver disease in some settings, so see your doctor and be checked out; ...Read more

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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

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What would cause slight pain all over the body with nausea itching fever?

What would cause slight pain all over the body with nausea itching fever?

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more