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What could cause you to itch with no rash, taking no medications?

What could cause you to itch with no rash, taking no medications?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or numbness, skin crawling, or itching.Nerve entrapment syndromes, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, can damage peripheral nerves and cause paresthesia. ...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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What causes you inner ears to itch? What can u do to stop it?

What causes you inner ears to itch? What can u do to stop it?

Inner Ear Itch: Ear itching can also be caused by skin diseases that affect other parts of the body. These include: eczema (skin rash usually caused by allergic reactions) neurodermatitis (skin condition, the cause of which is not known, characterized by intense itching) psoriasis (chronic skin disease characterized by dry, scaly silvery patches) seborrheic dermatitis which is dandruff. Rx with cortisone cream. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling, hot, itches on the face?

What can cause tingling, hot, itches on the face?

One side or both?: Tingling & burning on 1 side of the face (either left or right) could be a sign of Bell's palsy or a problem with the VII (facial) nerve. Very rarely wd this affect both sides. Herpes zoster works the same way. If you have Sx on both sides, then consider a skin problem or systemic condition Hope this helps, & good luck. You shd see a doctor or go to HealthTap Prime to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Sometimes after exercising in the cold my skin itches, mostly on my egs that are exposed to the air. What causes this?

Rapid drying.: Evaporation is a cooling process. If you're sweating in cold weather it causes the skin to dry fast which can cause itchiness. ...Read more

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A knot inside my leg that itches, what causes that ?

A knot inside my leg that itches, what causes that ?

Leg lump: could be a new boil that initially swells and stretches skin and itches like zits, could be a fatty tumor, if stays and gets bigger, needs doctor visit... ...Read more

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Is it true epidurals can cause irritating itches? If so, how long does it last?

Is it true epidurals can cause irritating itches? If so, how long does it last?

Yes: Some of the medications that can be used in epidural and spinal anesthesia can cause itching in some patients. This is not hard to treat though. There are several medications that can be given for itching if it happens. ...Read more

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Whenever i take my bath in the morning, my body itches me.What is d cause and solution?

Whenever i take my bath in the morning, my body itches me.What is d cause and solution?

It could be: Sensitivity of your skin to the water , soap shampoo and its chemicals. Hopefully this article will give u useful tips. http://www.livestrong.com/article/525302-reasons-for-itchy-skin-after-a-shower/. ...Read more