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Liver And Itching All Over
Itching and Sweating: The causes of itching and sweating are many. Go to the following web site: http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=excessive-sweating%7citching-or-burning&symptomids=228%7c129&locations=66%7c68. ...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
I am itching all over my hands and legs and sometimes all over no irritation or rash on the skin ?
It is irritation: Irritation is usually the reason we itch. Were you doing something when this started, does it happen after you start something, it could be caused by your detergent and many other reasons. There is not enough information in your question to reach a proper conclusion. Please consult your primary care physician or dermatologist to make sure there are no pertinent underlying causes. ...Read more
Widespread itching all over my body with no rash or lesions. Comes and goes...responds well to Allegra (fexofenadine). Anxiety?
Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?
Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more
All over body itching for the past month. No dietary, environmental or laundry changes. All bloods including liver & pancreas normal. No rash. Help! ?
Cannot say: Do you need to see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis. You may be using too much soap on your skin which is drying it out and making it very itchy. You could also try not to shower everyday do not use products like bounce in your dryer. ...Read more
I have goosebumps like rash all over the body and swollen eyes for 3 days. Rash occur suddenly and They are itchy.Taking antihistamines with no result?
See your doctor ASAP: Sounds like you need urgent medical care and attention before your symptoms worsen. Don't delay. ...Read more
Occasionally: Interestingly, Mirtazapine is sometimes given to treat itching, but itching is also a possible (though uncommon) side effect. Occasionally this could be a sign of a serious allergic reaction. The only way to see if the itching is caused by it would be to stop it and restart it if the itching goes away, but i advise you discuss this with the doctor who prescribed it as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AED: 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
Hives: Are you taking any medications? Do you have any signs of infection-sore throat, urinary problems, cough? Do you eat foods such as strawberries, peanuts, chocolate or other foods that cause you to itch? Were you exposed to any envoronmental allergies- mold, dust, trees etc? You can take antihistamine. If it perssits see md for history, blood tests, and treatment. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bed bug bites all over my entire body. Possibly infection. Itchy not painful. Some are red with dry blood. 100s of bumps and hives. Treatment?
Antihistamines: are a good "start" but the MAJOR effort here is the DISPOSAL of the affected sleeping materials or ERADICATION of the bugs ( very frustrating often not effective methods) I would "vote" for DISPOSAL! BTW if infected the bites need local ans well as possibly systemic (antibiotic) treatment! Good Luck..Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Lots: Generalized itch could be from a multitude of conditions , be it internal or external. ...Read more
Related?: These may or may not be related but if the itching is always associated with the stomach pain after having eaten a food, then food allergy may be the problem. This may also be from a viral infection but if the problem persists for more than 10 days or is getting worse, you need to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work can check if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup. Treat with daily moisturzation and better skin hygiene. Non-sedating antihistamines for itch. ...Read more
Yes: Anxiety and stress are possible causes of itching in the absence of dry skin. See your doctor to rule out other potential causes such as liver problems. Use stress management techniques and consider cognitive-behavioral techniques to control anxiety. Often, professional treatment by a psychologist or psychiatrist can help if your primary care doctor is not able to provide relief. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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