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Itchy All Over Body Wherever Clothing Touch No Rash
Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more
Past three days been extremely itchy all over body, primarily arms and legs. No rashes, etc. No new changes at all. No allergies. What can be cause?
May be hard to find: About 50 % of cases of itching without rash, one is not able to figure out the cause. Of course, the common allergens are something inhaled that the histamines in the body react to; or some new perfume or scented lotion, deodorant or something else new used on skin. Suggest taking an otc antihistamine daily, take only lukewarm showers. Will likely go away in 2-3 weeks. If not, the usual: c the doc. ...Read more
What causes severe burning and itchy all over my body when my body warms up during exercise, eating hot food, or walking in the sun without rashes?
I've recently started getting really itchy all over my body but the worse spot is my stomach, back and my thighs. There are no noticable bumps or rashes but when I do end up itching them I get some pretty extreme welts. What could possibly be causing this
Your condition sounds like dermatographism. This is a type of urticaria (hives). It normally resolves in a few months, but some patients may persists with symptoms for years.
Treatment with anti-histamines like zyrtec or Allegra (fexofenadine) are usually very effective.
Be sure to consult with your dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis and evaluate you for possible triggers. ...Read more
I am itchy all over my body, but there is no visible rash or lumps anywhere. I haven't changed my diet/anything I use so I have no clue of the cause.
I don't know why but I have been really itchy all over my body for a week now! I checked for bed bugs and there is nothing, not even really a rash why?
Itchy all over my body for a week, but on and off and dosent bother me much when I sleep, really hot showers help, could it be scabies? No big rash.
Scabies is usually: On trunk only not on limbs. But you are describing itch without rash, which is peculiar. This could be medication reaction, allergy to foods or to environment. Itch could be first manifestation of diseases of the white blood cells, such as leukemia, so go get it checked out. ...Read more
I've itchy rash-foot bone (? Talus bone) 4 over a year n now have an itching all over my body, lesions on my elbow scrotum testicles n scars 4rm itch
I have oily skin but have been itchy all over since a kid. No rashes &c, just itchy. Feels like I can feel each little skin hair moving. Why?
Retinoids?: Retinoids may decrease the oiliness of your skin but you should first see a dermatologist to discuss this therapy as well as other causes for your symptoms which may not be related ...Read more
My 5 year old daughter keeps complaining all week that she is itchy all over, but no sign of rash. What could it be?
Hi:: itchy all over:: no rash or pimpley scabie looking things:: 3 days now:: getting worse and spreading?
Itching without rash: May be simply dry skin, especially in winter months and may respond to lotions, but may be a sign of internal disease or nerve disorder, including liver, kidney, thryroid, iron deficiency, diabetes, shingles or MS or blood disorder, pregnancy hormones. If itching interferes with sleep and is associated with weight loss, fatigue and persists more than a few days, be sure to see your doctor. ...Read more
Why is my skin itchy all over all the time? It started thanksgiving I have no rash its not bugs im thinking maybe allergy?
I: I agree. I recommend my patients use a hydrating cleanser like cetaphil or cerave and then apply a moisturizer cream daily. If that doesn't help, consider a trip to a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment options. On the link below, I list some of the other possible causes of dry, itchy skin. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I'm taking percocet for some post op pain. It's making me very itchy all over. How can I relieve the itch? I have no rash and the itch moves all over.
I am itchy all over from head to toe, but I don't have a rash. It feels like it is worse at night when I lie down, but it does happen most of the day?
Itching or pruritus: Can be acute or chronic. See dermatologist or allergist for work-up and treatment options ...Read more
3yr old is itchy all over but no rash what could this be? I read itchy skin could be leukemia is this true? : (
Yes and no: Certain blood cell disorders may be associated with itchy but the incidence is quite low. There are many causes for a 3-yo child to get itchy and dry skin is one of them. Consider applying a moisturizer on the skin immediately after bathing to see if this helps May also try an antihistamine. If these measures fail. See your doctor. ...Read more
I'm itchy all over. Not much to see othr than the odd hive & a rash that flares up in the inside of the elbow. Don't know if its an allergy to food??
Eczema: The involvement at the crease of the elbows (& knees) points to eczema which is an allergic condition. Aside from food allergens, airborne allergens can trigger the problem as well. If this is the case, regular use of moisturizer immediately after bathing is a must. Topical cortisone is often needed. See allergist if problem persists or worsens. ...Read more
My 5year olds skin is itchy all over with no visible rash or dryness. Bloodwork (full panel and allergy) came back perfect. The itching wakes her up.
Itching: Dry skin can cause itching, try a miosturizer such as cetaphil restroaderm or vanicream products (with minimal additives and no fragrances). Be sure the lab work included a cbc, chem 14, and TSH (thyroid screen). Change detergent to all-free and avoid fragranced fabric softeners and bath soaps. See a dermatologist if all else fails. ...Read more
Itching all over past 2 days. Won't stop. No rash welts bites nothing. Live with my 4yr old son. He is not itchy. Any idea?
I think I've had a reaction to something. I am itchy all over, even eyes, no rash, can't stop scratching. It is completely distracting & I'm drawing blood. How can I ease this? Cant see any doctors
Itching: You may be having allergies, but may be not. Allergies usually present with some skin lesions, even hives still present with a short lived break out. Anyway, the easiest to try would be Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over-the-counter, 12.5 to 25 mg at a time, 3-4 times/day. If that doesn't help, you will need to see a doc. ...Read more
Extreme rash waist and up all over, swollen and painful mastoid and occipital lymph nodes, itchy all over, mostly head. .. What could be?
Rash: You need a workup to determine your problem. Your pcp may want to refer you to a hematologist for further workup. ...Read more
Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?
Scabies: You are probably right. Get a skin scrape by a derm and a prescription and you'll recover quickly. ...Read more
Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?
Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more
Woke up to a goosebump like itchy rash on stomach, and arms, as well as feeling itchy all over. A hot itchy tlingling in places. What could this be?
Two weeks ago I was itchy all over no rash. Now my breasts are tender more on out side. And have been having loose stool everymorning proceeded by cra?
See yoursee your doc: See your doctor to find out what is going on. ...Read more
36 weeks pregnant and been getting itchy all over also noticed a rash (red dots all over my face and tummy) should I be concerned?
Pupp: You have pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (puppp) wish is a rash that usually appears in the third trimester of pregnancy. Recommend use of cool, soothing baths; emollients; wet soaks; and light cotton clothing. Treatment also includes topical steroids and or systemic steroids if condition is severe. Pupp usually resolves shortly after pregnancy. ...Read more
Taking 50mg lamictal. + 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine) +600mg ibuprofen for 1 yr. Bad rash inner thighs past 3wks. Ketaconzole made worse. Now itchy all over. Help!?
Needs exam: The fact that you were prescribed Ketoconazole Cream means the prescriber thought you had a fungus or yeast infection; the fact that it made the rash worse means the prescriber was wrong. It could be a reaction to Lamictal (or ibuprofen), or it could be one of several other conditions. You need to see a dermatogist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?
Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant. In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more
Itchy all over for about a week no rash just a few spots 33 yrs old, dark yellow urine no burning or frequent urination. Occasional heart burn?
Symptoms: Not enough information to give you any useful advice other than go see your doctor if this symptom group is bothering you. ...Read more