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Itching Without Rash
Okay. Although most people with itching do not have serious conditions, these are symptoms that could be related to a serious condition. For example,
- Trouble breathing could be associated with a severe allergic reaction
- Enlarging lumps (or "glands") under the skin, unintentional weight loss, and itching may accompany certain types of cancer, especially Hodgkin's disease
- Reduced urination may be a symptom of chronic kidney disease (also called renal failure, renal insufficiency, or uremia). This may cause prominent itching, fatigue, and nausea as well
- Yellow tinge to the eyes or skin may indicate a liver problem or a blocked duct near the liver. The yellow discoloration is also called jaundice. Itching, even without jaundice, can be a symptom of liver disease
Given these possibilities, it's important to see your doctor right away for evaluation.
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