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Itching All Over Body But Not On Legs
Itching is a problem: The most common reason for general itching is dry skin, especially in the winter. If the non-red bumps are on the upper outer arms, this could be keratosis pilaris. If generalized itching is persistent or worsening without dry skin, then see your physician for a thorough evaluation as some liver and kidney issues are possibilities. ...Read more
I've been breaking out with hives all over my body neck chest arms legs and thighs mainly on thighs the most but all over my body why is that ?
Allergic reaction: You are having a generalized allergic reaction. Hives can occur anywhere on the body. Many things can trigger an allergic reaction, certain foods, medication, insect bites are the most common causes. I suggest you seek immediate medical treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have very itchy skin all over my body. Mainly legs and stomach areas. There are no bumps or rashes anywhere. Mainly happens when showering/sleeping ?
Itching: Generalized itching without associated rash is often due to very dry skin. After showering, rub in a moisturizing substance like keri lotion to restore oils to your skin. Other causes could be diabetes,prickly heat, thyroid disorder or certain malignancies like lymphoma. A dermatologist could advise you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red ?
Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more
Itchy bumps popping up all over body randomly they say it scabies but no one has it..I called the exterminator and its not bed bugs....Please help?
Itching almost all over:Jaw/cheek,chin,neck,shoulders,back, breasts,stomach, genital area but not legs. Not all the time but quite often. What is this?
I have been experiencing tingling sensation all over my body but mostly on legs and arms. Like needles all over my body. What's this?
Hives started in back of scalp and back now all over except face and legs. antihistamines are not working. shampoo? detergent? something else?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I Have this severe itching all over the legs and private parts. Mostly its occurs on night. This causes bruises over my legs. Please help?
Getting red bites all over my body. Back, hips, legs, chest.They are itchy and happen at random times throughout the day. Not outdoors...
Red bites all over.: 25 F states getting red bites all over my body. Itch and happen at random times. Not outdoors. Need a lot more information such as where do you live? You will soon be able to send pictures which will be a big help. I note the giraffe as your image. Are you in Africa or have pets other than giraffes? If so I would suspect fleas brought in by pet. ...Read more
Uncertain: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Itching all over the body. No rash nothing at all. It just itches a lot all over. I put baby oil after i bath still its not okay!! :(?
See dermatologist: If the itching is so bothersome, you should consult a dermatologist since dry skin is apparently not the issue. The itch pathway is far more complex than we had thought and no longer just a matter of histaminic action. (I assume you have tried antihistamine already. If not, you may give it a try). ...Read more
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