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Itchy Nerve Endings
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Why would all of your skin continue to feel itchy? Can nerve damage or neuropathy cause this? Is it common?
See a doctor: Neuropahty and other things could do this. See a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Had shingles on side of waist and back 3 yrs ago still have nerve pain and itchy. is there a cream I can use?
I have a small itchy rash that occurs 3 times a day,on my buttock? Also my whole body feels like my nerves are twitching every other minute.?
I get hot (temperature) and itchy feet at night and during the day my hands and feet can get so hot to the bone the nerves hurt. What causes this?
Sharp nerve pain from shingles has gone from 9 to 4 but the site of the "rash" is still itchy(but diminishing) is this common & am I still contagious?
Depends.: Shingles (herpes zoster) is only contagious by contact with the vesicles until they all crust over. How long it takes to heal can depend on where they are and your overall health. Usually the rash disappears in a couple of weeks. Eat plenty of fruits and veggies to get the nutrients you need to help healing, ...Read more
Trapped nerve in shoulder, severe pins & needles going down arm now getting constant itchy hand. Is this dangerous ?
Not with treatment.: This sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck which is most likely the cause of your symptoms. You'll need to get it confirmed by nerve tests by a neurologist. It could be a peripheral nerve lesion (uncommon though) like a carpal or cubital t syndrome with retrograde radiation. The nerve test will help greatly. You might need surgery to decompress it, if nothing helps. ...Read more
I had a rash two weeks only on back but now not as itchy but nerve pain that down rt arm and buttocks and back of course hurts.I have pics if needed?
Itchy and nerve pain: Please start by contacting your Primary doctor. If you cannot be seen today please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The Emergency doctors may be very helpful but if there is some cause for concern they will call your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well- please keep me informed if possible. ...Read more