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Why do I get itchy only at night?

Why do I get itchy only at night?

Itching: Itching usually gets worse at night. You need an evaluation with an allergist. You don't mention a rash, so i assume you do not have a rash. Eczema is notorious to cause itching, so does scabies, if you do have a rash. The causes for your symptoms are many, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I only get itchy at night?

Why do I only get itchy at night?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why do I get an itchy vagina at night time?

Why do I get an itchy vagina at night time?

Allergies/infection: There are many possibilities. The vulvar area is prone to environmental sensitivities, like allergies, that can cause itching. Why at night? Maybe you are sensitive to the laundry soap your sheets are washed in? Infections, such as an external yeast infection, or pubic lice, or even pinworm, are all possibilities. Get examined to rule those out. ...Read more

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In bed I get itchy all over my body at night it's all different parts and its disrupting my sleep what could this be?

In bed I get itchy all over my body at night it's all different parts and its disrupting my sleep what could this be?

Itching...: Try applying a moisturizer all over your body immediately after bathing after sponging the body dry. Topical lotions containing menthol and a local anesthetic may help also. If problem persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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At night I get itchy burning hives all over by body. If I scratch it gets bigger. And it hurt last couple hours to days. The appearance is red .?

At night I get itchy burning hives all over by body. If I scratch it gets bigger. And it hurt last couple hours to days. The appearance is red .?

Urticaria: Hives can be due to many things including: 1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs and bee stings 2. Infections like hepatitis 3. Autoimmunity 4. Complement deficiency – acquired or hereditary 5. Vaculitis 6. Idiopathic – unknown cause – very common treatment may include antihistamines, steroids, h2 blockers and if very severe, cyclosporine scratching can cause dermatographism. ...Read more

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Taper of pred to 10mg a night. Every night i get itchy anywhere i scratch gets red and welts up. Can the pred tapering cause this or med itself ?Help!

Taper of pred to 10mg a night. Every night i get itchy anywhere i scratch gets red and welts up. Can the pred tapering cause this or med itself ?Help!

Itch and welts: You probably have a condition called dermatographism or dermographism. There are different possible causes. The mainstay of treatment for the condition is anti-histamines, often more than one if it is more severe. Please check with your prescribing doctor about your condition. ...Read more

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I get itchy legs, typically when i get out of the shower or when trying to sleep at night. I've tried clean sheets and new soaps. Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion helps.

I get itchy legs, typically when i get out of the shower or when trying to sleep at night. I've tried clean sheets and new soaps. Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion helps.

Dry skin: The cause of itching without rash is most commonly dry skin, which is more common in dry months. The list of possible causes of itching is very long which includes rashes/skin conditions, infections, internal diseases, nerve disorders, irritation and allergies, medications, etc. If your symptoms do not resolve or worsen, best would be to see your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I get itchy and congested when it rains ?

Why do I get itchy and congested when it rains ?

Allergies: Nasal allergies cause person to get itchy and congested when it rains ...Read more

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Why do I get itchy feet and white bumps on body after showering start recently never had them before?

Why do I get itchy feet and white bumps on body after showering start recently never had them before?

Possible hives: Without seeing the rash, it sounds like you are having a hive reaction while showering. This could be a form of physical urticaria, where a physical trigger like heat or cold causes the hives to appear. The most common is dermatographism, where pressure on the skin results in hives. These are usually linear in appearance and transient. Contact with water (aquagenic urticaria) is a rare trigger. ...Read more