Can you get itchy skin from having polymyalgia?

Not likely. There is probably some other cause. Be sure to ask your dr about it. You may need only a simple lubricating cream. The Prednisone used for polymyalgia will supress itch from some causes until you get down to 10mg.

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What brand lotion should I get for my dry, itchy skin?

Lubriderm for skin. There are many very good lotions on the market. My patients seem to do better with ones that do not have perfumes and coloring agents in them. Lubriderm is one of my favorite lotions. Aveeno (oatmeal) products are also very useful for dry, itchy skin. Read more...
Many helpful brands. There are many brands with products that are good for dry skin. Cetaphil, neutrogena, aveeno, (oatmeal) and vaseline are just a few. Read more...

Itchy skin everyday. After itch my skin, I get really bad red welts. Don't know why I get itchy skin everyday.

Dry skin? Apply a moisturizer all over your body immediately after bathing and preferably again in another 12 hrs +/- bathing. Avoid scented and anti-bacterial soaps. May also try an antihistamine to see if this helps. Check any lotion, medication, supplements which were newly introduced prior to onset of your itching. See dermatologist if problem persists. Read more...

What to do if I get itchy skin at the top of my legs and groin?

Could be fungal. infection, keep the area dry, change underwear often, use separate towels to dry the groin, can use OTC anti fungal cream, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck. Read more...