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Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is itchy shins a symptom of hypothyroid?

Is itchy shins a symptom of hypothyroid?

It can be.: Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema. So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral. ...Read more

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I have really itchy shins and i scratch them until they bleed?

I have really itchy shins and i scratch them until they bleed?

Underlying cause: You need to find out the underlying cause; are there insect bites? Some metabolic problem? Scratching usually only worsens the itch, and scratching until you bleed leaves you vulnerable to infection. Discuss with your doctor about possible causes and maybe a medication to help with the itch itself. ...Read more

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E45 Itch relief cream is the only cream that moisturises and relieves my itchy shins. What can cause a deficiency in Urea in the skin?

E45 Itch relief cream is the only cream that moisturises and relieves my itchy shins. What can cause a deficiency in Urea in the skin?

Urea skin: Nick P570 ~ you been talking to GrandMa again and now have a ton of old wives tales to tell? Urea is a substance excreted only in the kidney and the bowel. Theres none in the skin as far as I know ! ;-)) ...Read more

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What is a circle rash size of a fifty cent piece very itchy on shin have stopped using perfumed soap etc?

What is a circle rash size of a fifty cent piece very itchy on shin have stopped using perfumed soap etc?

Ringworm: It sure sounds like a skin infection commonly called ringworm. This is treated with anti-fungal medications, many of which are available at the drug store without a prescription. ...Read more

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Why is my scraped shin itchy?

Why is my scraped shin itchy?

Ok: Histamine is released as well as there is more exposure to raw skin. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on shins?

Itchy rash on shins?

Best to see doctor: Hard to say without more information to help pin down the cause, and even then, rashes can be tough to diagnose without seeing them! i think i'd recommend a visit to your doctor. In the meantime, for the itching cool compresses, or lotions containing calamine or pramoxine would be good over-the-counter anti-itch treatment. ...Read more

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