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What is the reason for severe skin itching?

What is the reason for severe skin itching?

Many causes: Assuming the itch is not associated with a rash there are many possibilities. Common causes would include dermatographia, dry skin, stress, allergy and arthropod infestation. Less common, more serious causes would include liver or kidney disease, internal malignancy to name a few. If you have persistent, unexplained itching visit your dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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For what reason does my skin itch everytime i get out of the shower?

For what reason does my skin itch everytime i get out of the shower?

Itch after shower?: Do you get hives too? Or just itch? Some people get hives from pressure (dermatographism) or after a shower from water. ...Read more

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Why do my whole body itches for no reason and i mean it is very severe and sometimes i just feel like tearing my skin away from my flesh please help?

Why do my whole body  itches for no reason and i mean it is very severe and sometimes i just feel like tearing my skin away from my flesh please help?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What can be a reason why I have bumps around my vagina? It itches and its a little red.

What can be a reason why I have bumps around my vagina? It itches and its a little red.

Poss infection?: It is tough to say what is casuing these bumps and your itching, but certainly different types iof infections can cause similar symptoms. I would see a gynecologist to get an examination and a definative diagnosis so you can get the proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can the growth of gray hairs be the reason my scalp itches really bad and painfully?

Can the growth of gray hairs be the reason my scalp itches really bad and painfully?

No: Getting gray hair will not cause any skin conditions that would cause itchy scalp. The dyes used to combat the grey hair may cause a dermatitis/skin reaction that may cause itchiness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hives on both hands, small bumps and itches for no reason, what can cause this?

Hives on both hands, small bumps and itches for no reason, what can cause this?

Palm or dorsal: If on palmer side r/o drug reaction. Or hyperhydrosis i.E block sweatglands , you can take claritine, wash hand often , 1% h-c cream or pure aloe can help. ...Read more