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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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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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All over body itchyness. Some bumps but not redish?

All over body itchyness. Some bumps but not redish?

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

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Lil bumps that burn and itch all over body.

Lil bumps that burn and itch all over body.

See a doctor: It could be a contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction, an infection...... Doctor would need to examine diagnosise you to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 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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Itchy all over body but no rashes what's going on?

Itchy all over body but no rashes what's going on?

Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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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

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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?

See a dermatologist: There are several potential causes of these symptoms. Medication reaction, contact allergy, scabies, infection just to name a few. I recommend being evaluated by a dermatologist to help identify the cause and get it treated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not clear : there are many causes of itching. The most common is some type of allergic reaction. You need a full evaluation. I would see your physician see if you get this clarified and maybe have you see a dermatologist. You may need a full systemic evaluation ...Read more

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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?

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?

Broad Differential: Based on the limited info. The problem can either come from the cervical spinal cord or peripheral nerve. A good history and physical examination can sort that out. Thus, you should see a neurologist to get further answers. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hives started in back of scalp and back now all over except face and legs. antihistamines are not working. shampoo? detergent? something else?

Hives started in back of scalp and back now all over except face and legs.  antihistamines are not working.  shampoo? detergent?  something else?

Something else: Consider seeing an allergist or dermatologist. There are many causes for hives and often no cause can be established. However treatment is usually effective. Not all hives are controlled by antihistamine. ...Read more

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Spreading all over rash but not on face, what is it?

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

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I have some rash all over the body and they are itch. No fever. Any ointment I can apply?

I have some rash all over the body and they are itch.  No fever. Any ointment I can apply?

Allergic rash: Try OTC Hydrocortisone ointment 1%. Also take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) twice daily for a couple of days. See doctor if no relief in ~ 1 wk. or rash changes. Feel better! ...Read more

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Getting red bites all over my body. Back, hips, legs, chest.They are itchy and happen at random times throughout the day. Not outdoors...

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

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Small bumps all over my body and they itch, what is wrong?

Small bumps all over my body and they itch, what is wrong?

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

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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!! :(?

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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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


Itchy Skin (Definition)

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