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Itchy Nerve Endings
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
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
Had shingles on side of waist and back 3 yrs ago still have nerve pain and itchy. is there a cream I can use?
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've stopped 2700mg gabapentin+50mg nortriptyline for nerve problem in neck. At night my feet r burning & itchy & i've not slept since stop 5 dys go?
I have nerve damage on my back right shoulder blade and very painful, but he does not know why I am extremely itchy and have a few red spots their?
? shingles ?: Very regional neuropathy, especially following a dermatome, may occur following herpes infection. This may cause very regional red spots or even blisters as well as dysesthesia with burning, itching, and intense pain. These may flare up now and then, but leave you with persistent discomfort. It is somewhat more common in the elderly, especially those with a history of bad chickenpox as a child. ...Read more
Can nerve conditions mimic lupus symptoms? I have high ANA but no other positive lupus test. Severe muscle pain and all over itchiness for 1 year.
Broke out in a itchy rash 3 times in 4 weeks. Itchy skin all over when it happens. Along with nerve pain. Muscle ache and sore throat. Allergies?
Pin point red dots on wrist and yellow/brown bruise. Itchy skin all over. Few lumps on legs, sore muscles, nerve pain. Allergies? The rash went in 20m
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say what this could be. It could be urticara. You might want to have this evaluated if it reoccurs. ...Read more
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