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Itching gone mad :(

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 21, 2009
  • 10:37 PM

Hi All,

I've been suffering with itching skin for about 5 months, it's so annoying. First of all it started with my hands being itchy, then my arms, torso, legs, now my feet and soles of my feet at this very moment are itching so bad. Usually when I'm itching my hands there are cracks and they can sometimes bleed. I have also noticed that my skin tingles under hot water (being a person who likes hot baths and showers).

Before you ask no, I haven't change deodorant, soap, washing powder, diet. I've seen my General Practitioner and first time I went to him with an Eczema rash which was secondary to this itching to which he gave me bath emollients, aqueous cream and some steroid cream. Second time I went to my GP with spots on my penis and scrotum which he diagnosed as foliculitus and and gave me some antibiotics (Flucluxocillin 250g 4 a day) which i finished the course about a week ago. I've also tried Anti-histamine (Loratadine and Cetirizine).

Any suggestions, questions or queries please ask, I don't really want to go back to my GP as i've already been three time in the last two months and don't want to seem a Hypercondriac...

Thanks in advance

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