For awhile now my whole body been itching as it starts only at night when ever i wanted to sleep i feel my whole body begin itching include my penis also begin itching till it has spot all around and since i can't take it no more i locate a pharmacy where i explain how the itching does me, i was given meds i started using almost for a week i see no different i locate different pharmacy and i was given another meds which still didn't work, now i cant stay where people are as this itching started happening the whole day morning,after,evening,night. which it keep itching me including my whole penis am just so fedup with all this and i don't know what the caused might be. If there's anyone out there who's willing to help me i'd really appreciate that and note am 21yrs old. please somebody help me.
Whole body itching all over! Please help?
I have whole body itching as well. It started when I stopped taking amitriptyline for sleep. I have been off the meds for 8 weeks and still suffer with the itching. My DR says he doesnt know how long it will last for. amitriptyline is a powerful antihistamine and I was on it for 20 years. no wonder my body is going thru this bad/awful time. I completely feel for you.
I am taking benadryl for itching every 4 hours and it helps. drink lots of water (2-4 litres per day) and dont forget to eat.
I am still not sleeping either. some nights I get 2-3 hrs fragmented and some nights no sleep at all. this is hell!
good luck with your endeavor.
i am so sorry to heard you going thur that i don't have answer but i can say i have the same problem with meds i am a 60 year old misable woman who has rheumatoid arthrist stay in pain all the time i have tried so many meds i need help with pain especially at work. it can me over the counter i just want something to help me with my pain at work. its so sad there got to be some type of meds out there for our problem.
i have like the same prob.i can not take it as well as you i am 32 years old and i have been going through this like one month then it stop i can not understand then last night i saw like rash bumps thing behind my ears what the hell i going on and my penis do itch as well so i will go to the doc and find out so if you want to talk any one out there please i am here to and i have bumps on my lower chin as well omg why me
I am new to this site to and have the same problem as you. I am asking the same question, is there anybody who knows a cure or medication for this intense itchiness. The only relief I get is taking Cetirizina Mylan 10mg but I have heard this can cause Altziemers so am reluctant to take it for any longer. I have been taking it for nearly a year. I hope we can get some advice on this soon. Elli 1
My itch isn't whole body but just a few areas - side of right leg. left upper arm, right shoulder, etc. and it always happens at night and scratching does no good, which leads me to believe it's not something topical but deep down - a nerve I suppose. But cold does. I keep a tall thin glass bottle (I think olives came in it) filled with water and capped tightly in the freezer. When I feel the itch coming on I take it out and roll it over the itchy area. The itch goes away within 30 seconds and doesn't come back... well, until the next night or so.
Even a doctor would not be able to pinpoint your problem without extensive tests. Sounds to me as if you are having an allergic reaction to something, either the laundry soap somebody is using to do your clothes, or a cat or some animal, or something that you ate. Try taking a Benadryl or two.
I need help too! My itch started a couple of months ago and I can't control it I start scratching untill I can't take it any more. I can't sleep because it hurst and I'm just 18. Last night around 3am I wet a big towel and cover my whole body it it and the itch stop and I knock out. But now I'm here writing because I need help its like the itch won't stop. I been thinking that it starts to itch when its hot idk. But please help. It's been a year that you posted this maybe you found a resolution .
I've had the same problem for 5 months now. My Dr. has done several blood tests and tried various meds on me. No luck :/ I find relief when I take Hydroxz Pam 25mg caps and rub Permethrin cream 5% or Benadryl ointment all over my body. Sometimes in my sleep, when I'm sedated, I scratch so hard I tear my own skin. My scalp, face, neck,back, arms,hands, legs,thighs, feet and breasts itch a lot. :/ :(
This happened to my teenage daughter. We had her tested for allergies. Nothing other than dust mites. We thought it was something she would have to live with. Then my younger daughter got it about 2 months later. Then my husband and I got it. We went to the dermatologist and she suspected scabies. Don't know where we picked it all up but it does spread among family members. We are currently on the medication, but they say it can be a month before all the itching goes away. Itching was bad all the time but mostly at night. My daughters had it mostly on their hands and legs. I had it on legs and around the belt line and thighs.
I have this problem too, but usually at night after I get into bed. I take many medications, and each one of them has itching as side effect listed. I've found that taking a couple benedryl at bedtime helps me a lot. I stop itching, and it makes me sleepy, so it's a double blessing.
Another thing that can cause itching, especially for those who have sensitive skin, is using fancy shampoos in the shower. Many of these are aromatic, and have oils added for that purpose. While I'd love to be able to use them, I just can't. When you wash your hair in the shower, and add conditioner as well, they can cause the entire body to itch. I have to use a basic shampoo, and I usually wash my hair at the sink instead of the shower just to be sure it's not getting all over my body.
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