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Why Is My Skin Itching All Over
My 5 year old son wakes up itching all over his body ans whereever he itches, skin becomes red there. Happening since last 2 mornings?
? Acute urticaria: Or just dry skin during winter, common. Bathe him with a cream soap before he goes to bed, pat his skin dry, apply a moisturizer right away to trap the moisture, and use OTC children's antihistaminic, read the labels carefully for proper dosing, if no improvement, see his doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Me & my boyfriend been having itching all over body for months now , it itches so bad that it leaves ugly scars?
General itchiness: With limited information and not able to see of you and your boyfriend have skin rashes or how it looks like, we could not give you specific advise. It seems that both of you have been scratching really bad that it leaves scar. Itching by itself does not leave scar. You should come see a local doctor to be evaluated and treated. Either an allergist or a dermatologist would be able to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats. ?
Cholinergic ?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec. It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itching all over the body. No rash nothing at all. It just itches a lot all over. I put baby oil after i bath still its not okay!! :(?
See dermatologist: If the itching is so bothersome, you should consult a dermatologist since dry skin is apparently not the issue. The itch pathway is far more complex than we had thought and no longer just a matter of histaminic action. (I assume you have tried antihistamine already. If not, you may give it a try). ...Read more
Itchy skin rashes: It is hard to get a diagnosis from your brief description. Plus it would be difficult to know what it is without actually seeing the rashes.. It can be acute urticaria, acute folliculitis or eczema... Treatments are often different for in those cases. In the mean time, you can try otc zyrtec/ or claritin/allergy/benadryl once or twice a day and applying otc topical corticosteroid cream to it. ...Read more
Not dry skin, no rash, but sever itching all over! I haven't changed anything in my diet or lifestyle. ?
I abruptly stopped taking 50mg of viibryd. I have been itching all over. Side effect? And what can I do to reduce itching w sensitive skin?
Rather withdrawal: Please consult your psychiatrist right away.Get a more detailed answer ›
I went to my doctors in september last year. Due to itching all over. They start off as red spots but where i itch so much am cutting my own skin. ?
Is it possible to be allergic to being dirty or could i just have very dry skin? I'm always itching all over. Especially when i get hot or sweaty.
More likely dry skin: Try applying moisturizer on skin immediately after bathing to see if this helps. There is another condition which leads to itching and small hives after you get hot and sweaty and this condition may be relieved by taking an antihistamine. If problem persists, see your doctor. (how dirty are you in fact?). ...Read more
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