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My whole body itches & its not scabies what can cause this?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Many causes

An allergy to food or medication.
A reaction to an internal problem such as liver or kidney. Persistent itching requires blood tests. It is alsonpossible to have itching from an atypical case of scabies where it is difficult to find mites. Treatment with Elimite (permethrin) one application is safe as part of treatment, just in case.

In brief: Many causes

An allergy to food or medication.
A reaction to an internal problem such as liver or kidney. Persistent itching requires blood tests. It is alsonpossible to have itching from an atypical case of scabies where it is difficult to find mites. Treatment with Elimite (permethrin) one application is safe as part of treatment, just in case.
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