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My body is itchy all over and I have little bumps in the places I scratch most what should I do to stop it from itching?

My body is itchy all over and I have little bumps in the places I scratch most what should I do to stop it  from itching?

HC cream: If the bumps last more than 24 hrs, a topical hydrocortisone (2.5%) may help. Occasionally sedating antihistamine (the older kind) may reduce the itch also. Topical anti-itch lotion or cream can also reduce the itching. If the itching is not controlled by the above measures or gets worse , consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Itching All Over (Definition)

Itching all over is a skin symptom that suggests a generalized, whole body process that may or may not be ...Read more


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Why do I feel itchy all over when I'm sleepy or hungry? Could being anxious cause itching all over body? Thank you very much

Why do I feel itchy all over when I'm sleepy or hungry? Could being anxious cause itching all over body? Thank you very much

Anxiety: Can cause multiple strange unrelated symptoms, itching when hungry or sleepy might be related, both induce parasympathetic / sympathetic stimulation to a certain degree, with the resultant symptom mix, complex physiology and pathophysiology (mechanism of disease). At any rate, you may want to check your thyroid gland status and your blood sugar, just to make sure your metabolic status is fine ...Read more

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Itching all over past 2 days. Won't stop. No rash welts bites nothing. Live with my 4yr old son. He is not itchy. Any idea?

Itching all over past 2 days. Won't stop. No rash welts bites nothing.  Live with my 4yr old son. He is not itchy. Any idea?

Itching no rash: Commonest cause of itching without rash is dry skin.Other is scabies which is ccaused by a mite which buries under the skin and causes intense itching other rare causes are liver and kidney diseases you can consult your family doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause. ...Read more

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My left calf was feeling extremely itchy (experienced itching all over legs) now I have a reddish bruise on my left calf which is tender. Dangerous?

My left calf was feeling extremely itchy (experienced itching all over legs) now I have a  reddish bruise on my left calf which is tender. Dangerous?

Unsure.: Check for possible clot. Did you scratch/rub it & cause cellulitis? Insect bite, contusion, varicose vein, contact detnatitis, etc. Are also possibilities. Get it checked if painful. ...Read more

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Is this hormonal? Bouts of intense itching all over and gritty mouth and eys, itchy privates, metallic taste on & off. Bad scalp, chronic bone/pain

Is this hormonal? Bouts of intense itching all over and gritty mouth and eys, itchy privates, metallic taste on & off. Bad scalp, chronic bone/pain

Doubtful: Sounds like something else is going on in your body. Perhaps seeing your doctor for a full history and exam will give you more answers. ...Read more

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I have itching all over my body?

I have itching all over my body?

?systemic problem: Itching all over the body without rash could be a sign of any one of many systemic diseases.Please see a good primary care doctor or internist for evaluation.Trying to list all possible causes to you would just be guessing and get you more worried.Good luck:) ...Read more

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