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Severe Itching All Over The Body
Multiple causes: Generalized itching all over body may be due to multiple causes- liver or gallbladder disease, a medication side effect, an allergy, or a bug/ mite infestation just to name a few. Try an oral antihistamine to relieve itch but see a doctor for evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Lots: Generalized itch could be from a multitude of conditions , be it internal or external. ...Read more
Hives usually itch: If you have a rash that resembles hives but doesn't itch, it probably isn't hives. Hives almost always itch and therefore is probably another type of rash. Unfortunately, rashes are usually diagnosed by physical examination and the history, so it will be difficult to help you over the internet and you likely will need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Both of my kids (6&7) Developed skin rash.
No fever. One all over body the other mainly back of arms
Viral?: Could be a viral illness. Drink plenty of fluids, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain, Benadryl for itching. If not better in 2-3 days, see a doctor. By the way, do not take both Ibuprofen and naproxen, they are similar meds and taking both increases risk of stomach ulcer or kidney damage. Good luck! ...Read more
Severe debilitating pain all over body, sudden onset, gradually spread all over body, tired all the time, bad circulation, i've cold feet all the time?
See a doctor: The condition is severe and debilitating. Any condition or symptom of such extent needs a good medical evaluation especially with all the accompanying symptoms. See your md and discuss all your symptoms well, good luck. ...Read more
Allergy?: If it is sudden, you either reacted to something you ingested ( food, medication, supplement, etc) or you applied something on your skin such as a body lotion that you are allergic to. ...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
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
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