Get itchy all over when grandma visits. She has dry skin but no itch. Why do i?

Depends. If grandma is wearing a perfume or uses some other substance on her skin or to wash her clothing then those things can certainly make you itch. It is not really likely that you are allergic to her though.

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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...

Not dry skin, no rash, but sever itching all over! I haven't changed anything in my diet or lifestyle.?

Try Antihistamine. Any other family members affected? Any new cloth or detergent? Any new medication? If other family members are not affected, try Claritine or Cetirizine, if no improvement then needs to be evaluated. Read more...

Body always itchy and I know I don't have dry skin, why can I not stop itching and it is irritating to deal with could this be because of my lupus?

Itchy. Lupus may be the problem. You should be carefully checked for kidney malfunction and autoimmune problems. Read more...
Body Itching not lup. The most common cause of itching is dry skin and is treated with avoiding long hot baths and usin moisturisers immidiately after bathing skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, scabies, lice can cause itching other medical conditions like liver diseases.Celiac disease(dermatitis herpeticformis), kidney failure, iron deficiency, cancers including lymphomas.And thyroid diseases diabetes, and allergic reactio. Read more...

Why am I itching all over? Tried blood test from doctors not scabies dry skin no rash or hives tried nonscented items like soaps tried less warm showe

Most common. cause , often "missed" is SKIN DRYNESS!!!! This condition is often called "Winter Itch" although it can occur in any season. Heat being turned on in cold weather dries the skin even faster that's why the condition is more prevalent during winter months! TRY HUMIDIFIER in your bedroom and run it during day so that when you go to bed the room has a good moisture level! Hope this helps! Dr Z. Read more...