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My 6 year old had blood work done and her neut% was low and her lymp% was high. She also had high ast and high alkaline phosphates. Her wbc # are normal. She also itches without rash and has pea sized nodes in neck?

My 6 year old had blood work done and her neut% was low and her lymp% was high. She also had high ast and high alkaline phosphates. Her wbc # are normal. She also itches without rash and has pea sized nodes in neck?

Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. Good health to you and your child. ...Read more

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Suddenly itching without rashes, after wearing new shirt. Took antihistamine but still feel the same. Severe at night cannot sleep. 2 days already.

Suddenly itching without rashes, after wearing new shirt. Took antihistamine but still feel the same. Severe at night cannot sleep. 2 days already.

Get checked: if you have already tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) your doctor can prescribe stronger medicines depending on what you have. Good luck and avoid the new shirt as you may have developed an allergy to it. ...Read more

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All my body itching without rash for 3 days. Wat could be the cause.Do I have to worry? Took claritine but still itching

All my body itching without rash for 3 days. Wat could be the cause.Do I have to worry? Took claritine but still itching

Hard to tell...: It should prompt a workup by your doctor after an exam and possibly after treatment (prescription). There are many causes of non-rash itch, (pruritis) and many of them are systemic. Time to see your doctor... ...Read more

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Itching without rash all over my body, no reddness of my skin.pls what can I do.

Itching without rash all over my body, no reddness of my skin.pls what can I do.

Itch without Rash: may be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes. Any PETS in the house.... In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more

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Can bloating cause abdominal itching without rash? Intermittent pressure along right side. Occasional hot iron feeling prodding me when coughing.

Can bloating cause abdominal itching without rash? Intermittent pressure along right side. Occasional hot iron feeling prodding me when coughing.

Itching without rash: Certainly swelling can cause a sensation of itching. The fact that you are experiencing a hot prodding sensation with a cough might indicate a possible hernia. Please seek consultation with your doctor ...Read more

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I've been seen some new brown points in my body, chest, arms & legs, also i'm experiencing itching without rash in my body too, could this be hiv?

I've been seen some new brown points in my body, chest, arms & legs, also i'm experiencing itching without rash in my body too, could this be hiv?

Not likely: But anything is possible. If you think that you may have been exposed to HIV please go and get tested for this and other stds. It is a manageable condition if diagnosed and treated early and will limit your capacity to expose others. Good luck and have a great holiday. ...Read more

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Why am I itching without any rash?

Why am I itching without any rash?

Could be allergy: Eczema has been called "the itch that rashes". People sometimes have an itch, then when they scratch it it becomes a rash and starts a vicious cycle. Try taking some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if that helps. Sometimes a nutritional deficiency can cause itching. If you don't get better, better get checked. ...Read more

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What are the causes of uncontollable itching without any rash?

What are the causes of uncontollable itching without any rash?

Many causes: There are many systemic diseases that may cause skin itch without rashes. The common ones are renal / liver failure, thyroid diseases, blood cell / solid organ tumors, hiv, parasites, hepatitis c infections, drug side effects, vitamin deficiencies, neuropathy, psychogenic, senile pruritis... The list is long as well as the treatment. Please consult with your local doctor to better evaluate & treat. ...Read more

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What causing itching without a rash on stomach?

What causing itching without a rash on stomach?

Dry skin: Dry skin would be the most likely cause. Stretching of the skin can also cause itching without a rash. Other causes are rare. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing itching without a rash followed by a burning sensation, crawling feeling underneath skin and small red bumps. Help please!

I have been experiencing itching without a rash followed by a burning sensation, crawling feeling underneath skin and small red bumps. Help please!

Red bumps: If the red bumps clear within a day, they may be hives caused by an allergic reaction to something internal(example=food) or external by something coming in contact with your body. If the bumps persist for a few days,insect bites could be the culprit. Taking antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) helps. See a dermatologist or allergist as needed. ...Read more

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What is causing my all over itching without a rash? no known allergies. Antihistamines and lotions do not help. Mild soaps, detergents, etc do but hel

What is causing my all over itching without a rash? no known allergies. Antihistamines and lotions do not help. Mild soaps, detergents, etc do but hel

Dry skin: In the winter months, the first thing I consider would be dry skin. Try using unscented soap and apply a skin moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing to see it this helps . It may take a few days for the skin to calm down. If problem persists, then need to consult a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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Can whole body itching (without a rash) be caused by hashimoto's/adrenal insufficiency? and would this indicate under-treatment?

Can whole body itching (without a rash) be caused by hashimoto's/adrenal insufficiency? and would this indicate under-treatment?

Depends: When you thyroid is underactive, your metabolism is operating at an abnormally slow rate. Your skin is unable to grow and replace itself as it should. Additionally, your sweat and oil-producing glands are unable to function as efficiently as they could otherwise. Dry itchy skin is most often associated with hypothyroidism, but your lab values are better indicators of disease control. ...Read more

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Why does my whole body itch, without any rash?

Why does my whole body itch, without any rash?

How long??: Body itch or " prurigo" can be part if allergic reaction ( not necessarily with rash), also common with dry skin . Other common condition is se section of itch with anxiety disorder! if any further concern , see your doc. Otherwise may give a try no allergenic body moisturizer as aveno etc. And antihistamine pill as zyrtec (cetirizine) daily ...Read more

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What can make your skin itch without a rash or a bug bite?

What can make your skin itch without a rash or a bug bite?

Xerosis: Your skin may be dry...Dry skin is itchy skin. You can use dove unscented soap and lukewarm (never hot) water for bathing, and apply cerave cream upon exiting the shower. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause your skin to itch without a rash?

Is there anything that can cause your skin to itch without a rash?

Multiple: Dry skin, sub-clinical allergic dermatitis, yeast infections, and internal organ disease (esp. Kidney disease) can all make the skin itch without a rash. An evaluation of your skin would be helpful and sometimes a blood test to rule out organ damage. ...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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Since 10 days, I am itching all over without any rashes. But when I scratch my skin gets damaged and red. Antihistamines only short term help no cure.

Since 10 days, I am itching all over without any rashes. But when I scratch my skin gets damaged and red. Antihistamines only short term help no cure.

Itching: Try Amlactin lotion and aveeno oatmeal bath in case dry skinbut follow up with doctor/urgent care this weekend.May be allergy to latex or other environmental/food issue. May need allergy referral ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itch without odor, discharge, or rash?

What causes vaginal itch without odor, discharge, or rash?

Yeast infection?: Yeast infection is the most likely explanation. Contrary to popular opinion, yeast infections usually cause little discharge and do not cause abnormal odor. See a doctor. Or you could try an over the counter yeast medication, active ingredient ending with "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). But for sure get professional care if it doesn't help within a week. ...Read more

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Why do I have rashes whenever any part of my body itches?

Why do I have rashes whenever any part of my body itches?

Histamine: Your body makes histamine and this causes the rash after you are itching. It is released as a signal to the body. You see red. The body is increasing blood flow to mount a response to help. It usually quickly fades. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more