I've been itching now for about 5 months. Originally my itching wasn't too bad, but annoying. I itch on my inner thighs up by my private parts. Also in my pubic hairs. I never had a rash or anything to begin with. Now my inner thighs are always red small hives appear after itching. (They go away once I stop scratching) However now my inner thighs are always red and ugly. (From massive scratching) The itching is absolutely unbearable and embarrassing. I'd rather shoot my self then not scratch the itch. So I find my self in really bad positions. The itching gets worse and worse as I scratch. I literally scratch till I'm bleeding. Sorry I know this is gross, but I don't know what to do... There was a month or so where the rectal area itched too however I stopped scratching before it got too bad. Now it itches sometimes, but not too bad back there. I figured I needed to do the same thing up front, but I can't. I can't make it more then a few hours. I wake up 5-10 times at least a night. I swear I'm up every 30 minutes. I went up to Idaho for a few months for some schooling. I live in California. I still had the same problems up there. It feels like it's getting worse.
I've narrowed the main cause down. When ever I do anything that requires work I itch. As soon as my body starts to sweat at all down there the itching starts and it gets bad. However if I'm working really hard it'll go way once I start sweating hard. So it feels like the main itch occurs as water starts to leave my skin to sweat. So I can't EVER wear pants and when I sit too long it gets itchy because it's hot. I keep thinking if I let it all heal and stop itching it'll go away. But I don't know how to stop itching. I'm going nuts... Even when I have intercourse I feel extremely uncomfortable and try to hide it. Oh and if I scratch randomly even if it's not a bad itch it triggers the horrible itching. So I absolutely can not touch down there without causing havoc
Any help would be extremely appreciated. I've tried lotions, but nothing works. Different locations didn't help. I've tried eating healthy with no luck. I read here about Antihistamines so I'm going to try to buy some tomorrow. Thanks in advance for any and all help!
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