Hi everyone. My skin gets quite itchy every day and progressively more itchy until I fall asleep. Immediately after I scratch the skin, it gets red and starts to puff up in the patterns I scratch it in, or in the shape of dots. Scratching with my fingernails only makes it worse. Literally I could scratch forever, which was driving me crazy. I started using a steak knife to scratch myself now, which works awesome actually. The itching stops immediately and I get relief, and then the bumps lower untill they are no longer visible and the redness goes away. The itching is mostly located on my shoulders, back, feet and hands, however I said mostly because its actually everywhere, just less often than the other places. I would really like to figure out what it is because its getting cumbersome and weird to have to keep a steak knife in every room of my house so I can scratch myself. Its not really something I want to be doing in front of my folks or my friends obviously. Yesterday while I was at work it was pretty bad on my back which sucked, because I didnt have anything besides my fingers to scratch, so I suffered for quite a while. Its now a routine to scratch 80% of my body with a knife while Im laying in bed, which makes my gf mad cause Im makin all the noise, and it sucks for me cause I just want to fall asleep. If anyone has any help that would be awesome. I also have a pile of pictures I can send of my shoulders and back after they are scratched, so let me know if those could be useful. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org let me know if you want to see pictures.Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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