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Itching sensation all over the body, when scratched red spots are appearing with rash including on my head. I consume 2-3 pegs of wisky a day.

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: ? urticaria

May have allergic reaction to food, medicine or enviromental agents.
Antihistamines, sometimes oral steroids are usual treatment. Any development of swallowing or breathing problem indicate medical emergency

In brief: ? urticaria

May have allergic reaction to food, medicine or enviromental agents.
Antihistamines, sometimes oral steroids are usual treatment. Any development of swallowing or breathing problem indicate medical emergency
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Family Medicine

In brief: Drinking and itching

Drinking alcohol may lead to condition called polycythemia where your red blood cell count may increase leading to itchy sensation on body specially after hot showers .
But you should see your doctor to have an evaluation of the condition by physical exam and by blood testing .

In brief: Drinking and itching

Drinking alcohol may lead to condition called polycythemia where your red blood cell count may increase leading to itchy sensation on body specially after hot showers .
But you should see your doctor to have an evaluation of the condition by physical exam and by blood testing .
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Itch is often the first hint of liver disease caused or aggravated by alcohol. There may also be dermographism. You need a good DR. Meanwhile you ought to stop alcohol completely and observe any difference.
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