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Doctor insights on: Itching Under The Skin

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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


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What causes itching under the skin?

What causes itching under the skin?

Itching: Itching can have many causes. Go to the following web page for possible causes of itching. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/itchy-skin/basics/causes/con-20028460. ...Read more

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What does it means when your itching under your skin?

What does it means when your itching under your skin?

Itching Under Skin: Paresthesia is a sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, burning or itching of a person's skin with no abnormalities seen on the skin. The manifestation of a paresthesia may be transient or chronic. Chronic paresthesia may be due to nerve or vascular problems. ...Read more

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Can an ivp dye test cause extreme itching under your skin?

Yes: If you are allergic to the dye, this is possible. Tell your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel like i got an itch under my skin top right shoulder, like when i move it or walk it feels itchy under it, workout injury? Something else?

I feel like i got an itch under my skin top right shoulder, like when i move it or walk it feels itchy under it, workout injury? Something else?

Possible nerve : If it is an isolated itch with no associated rash it may be related to a nerve irritation. A peripheral nerve which normally performs a sensory function to a specific area of the skin can sometimes malfunction and create an area of intense itching in that area. It is benign but annoying and usually resistant to antihistamines. Other compounded topicals or pressure with taping may help. ...Read more

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Have a tingling itching sensation under the skin on my left outer leg above my knee. This started a several years ago, went away now its back.

Have a tingling itching sensation under the skin on my left outer leg above my knee.  This started a several years ago, went away now its back.

Parenthesis: Chronic paresthesia or intermittent paresthesia over a long period of time is generally a sign of a neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. Paresthesia usually arises from nerve damage due to infection, inflammation, trauma, or other abnormal process. ...Read more