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Itchy Skin Caused By Liver Disease
Can mono cause high liver enzymes, itchy skin (no rash), gallbaldder thickening, pain in lower abdomen and upper lower back and anxiety? This sysptoms started 2 months postpartum.
Partly: See your doctor for work up to get the exact answer. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Toxins: The liver metabolizes medications, hormones and other bodily substances and if not functioning properly, toxins accumulate in the blood causing the skin to itch along with other undesirable effects. ...Read more
Can fatty liver be the reason for itchy skin? My ALT/SGPT tests show 90 U/L on a reference scale of 30-65U/L...how bad is it?
Please help me I have had itchy skin for 20 years and it is so bad now I am going crazy. When this all started I was diognosed with lupous and then a coulple years later liver and then that didn't pan out they just gave me cream. The itching is accross
I am so sorry to hear about your struggle with your skin. Since this has been going on for twenty years, if I recommend something that has been done or tried please forgive me. You need a complete allergy panel specifically for the area you live in. You should request skin and blood allergy testing. Have you tried Atarax (hydroxyzine) pills for itching? How about steroid injections every three months. Acupuncture? Acupressure? A daily anti-histamine won't hurt. Also consider cutting out gluten and monitor for any improvement.
I hope you find relief soon. ...Read more
My husband is alcoholic and in pain in stoumach when he drinks he also has itchy skin but no rash could this b liver failure?
Could be: It might just be alcoholic hepatitis, but it could also be cirrhosis. Alcoholics also commonly get gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach, so that could be involved as well. The itchy skin does suggest a liver problem. Is he jaundiced (yellow)? He needs help! Please have him see a doctor. ...Read more
I have acid reflux and I have been having intermittent itchy skin. Can these two be related? I tried various skin lotions but it didn't help. My liver blood test have come normal. Is the itchy skin an internal issue or because of dry skin?
Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort. Itchy skin?
I have had a random itchy, tingly sensation all over body for months. It comes and goes but worried it could be lymphoma or liver disease.?
Various causes: There are various causes of skin itching without rash and to investigate, your physician would take a thorough history, perform a complete physical examination and order appropriate blood tests which would include cbc, blood sugar, complete metabolic profile (includes liver, kidney function, electrolytes), magnesium levels, thyroid testing, etc. ...Read more
Have fatty liver disease. And have pain in my upper right side. I'm tired all the time and my hands are itchy. I'm not eating much. What do I do?
See your physician: "fatty liver disease" is usually benign but can be associated with other conditions that can place patients at risk for long term liver disease, some of which can be clinically silent. Your physician can evaluate your symptoms within the context of specific laboratory values and your physical examination to help determine your risk profile and determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Itchy during summer nights, especially when I sleep without shirt. However the rest of day I do not itch at work. I see google said itching can be sign of liver disease, I take xanax (alprazolam). But feel 100%?
Wonder if what kind of disease is this, I have a itchy skin on my leg, every time that I scratch, it turns quickly wounds. I have large dark spot : ( (?
Skin lesion: Need to see it before I can help you with this question. ...Read more
Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as I stop medication?
Rash: There are certain organisms that are resistant to certain medications. It would be good to know what you had prescribed. I would consult back with the provider that saw you and then explore other medication to treat skin problem. ...Read more
Suffering from a disease in my scrotum there are 100 rice shape lumps &spreadingvery itchy, skin colour when pull I turns white about 8 years ago. Help!
Genital warts?: The description you gave seems like genital warts. These warts could be infectious due to certain viruses, recommend to have physical examination and have workup for any stds. If it is purely warts, then topical application of tcas or podofyllin will be helpful, or laser removal. Before that needs physical examination by physician. ...Read more
Both 17. When I am having sex with my gf before her period (3-4 days) my penis gets itchy, skin dries. 5-7 days to heal. Disease or her pH changes?
I have ibs, fatigue, sores in the corner of my mouth, and very itchy skin. Should I get checked for celiac disease?
Can check lab tests: A person who has signs of celiac disease, or is very worried she may have it, can see her primary care doctor or her GI specialist to get a lab test ordered. If the test is positive for celiac disease, she can go on a gluten-free diet. If the test is negative, but she still wants to try a gluten-free diet anyway, she can do a 1-2 month trial off all gluten and watch what happens. ...Read more
I have itchy skin on my arms at my elbos. Sometimes a blister appears, others, just itching. I do havr stage 3 chronic kidney disease. Is this related?
Not likely: Stage 3 kidney disease does not usually cause pruritis. Do have it checked though as it may have got worse. ...Read more
Hi doc experiencing swollen lymph node in neck itchy skin rash otc cream helps low grade fevers positive ana but negative for all autoimmune diseases?
About a thousand thi: See a dermatologist. Do not experiment with pills. This is often a sign of something you need to find and treat. Need complete history and exam, probably lab. Maybe xrays and maybe biopsies. Bring all meds and supplements or herbs. Bring copies of previous blood test an xrays. ...Read more
Trileptal anti-epileptic drug. A serious allergic reaction to this drug is not common, but seek immediate medical attention if it happens. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: fever, rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat/lymph nodes), joint/muscle pain, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Rec. See you doctor for evaluation and blood sodium level. ...Read more
Can the medicine trileptil cause itchy skin all over & no rash? Feels like going to crawl out of my skin sometimes.
Allergy: Any medication could cause you to feel itchy, even without a rash. Trileptil should be no different. ...Read more