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i cant get a diagnosis

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  • Posted By: awaritefe
  • May 24, 2007
  • 04:38 PM

i have a skin problem which is affecting my everyday life and doctors say they dont know what it is.
when i get hot my skin gets unbearably itchy and i have to immediately cool down using water or a fan.
it only used to happen when i was doing physically challenging and exerting activities and wouldnt last very long. but now it can happen if i am just sitting in a room and its hot.
does anybody know what it is.
thanks.

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  • Awaitefe Have you had a CBC, to ensure its' not your liver. Are you sweating when this happens or are you dry? Because it sounds like heat rash or prickly heat (same thing). Cala
    Cala1234 57 Replies Flag this Response
  • What soap and lotion do you use? Do you use fabric softener and/or dryer sheets - if so, I would avoid these and see if your symptoms improve...also I would use only detergents free of dyes and perfumes. Do you have an actual rash - if so, what is it like? Do you feel this rash all over or more on your trunk or limbs? DOM
    acuann 3080 Replies Flag this Response
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