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Severe itching of the scalp, armpits and pubic area

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 1, 2010
  • 00:28 AM

Hello. I had surgery about 6 months ago for anal fistula and about a month after that I started itching on my scalp, armpits and pubic area. The scalp itch is the most frequent and itches all the time. The only time I get some relief is when I take antihistamines, such as clariton, but I experience side effects, mainly the contraction of my food passage making it extremely difficult to swallow food or even water. However, the antihistamine eases the itching discomfort for about 3 days and then its back to itching again. This problem is unbearable and I am getting very worried that the cause of the itch might be a reaction to something else causing severe damage to my body. I have been to my GP several times and she has recommended all sorts over time and nothing seems to work. I intend to see an allergist or a dermatologist asap and hopefully get to the bottom of this problem. In the meantime, if anybody has any suggestions, please share it with me.

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