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Lichen simplex is a chronic skin condition which causes intense itching and repetitive scratching.

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 21, 2014
  • 06:55 AM

I have a chronic skin condition in the form of a rash composed of small, itchy bumps in isolated areas of my back, chest, arms and legs. The affected areas are not widespread but they sustain an endless cycle of itching and scratching. The diagnosis is "lichen simplex" which is also called, "neurodermatitis". The symptoms of lichen simplex (and related skin conditions) are well documented; but the cause of such conditions remains unknown. Intermittent symptomatic relief may be possible but there is presently no known cure. As I understand it, this condition could persist for months or years. Advice and comments based on the personal experience of readers presently or previously afflicted would be most helpful.

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  • Hello, I have a rash diagnosed at first as scabies but never spread so i think it is not any longer scabies but I think it is possibly a bartonella bacterial infection. This rash intensely itches, and I have tried many things and a few really helped. Essentialoil oregano (dilute very well. 1 drop organic oregano ess oil to a cup of carrier- place under tongue.) Echinacea supplement, vit b12 supplement, using raw seaweed sheets to wrap rash, wormwood soak, moringa, pink sea salt bath (1-2 cup)
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  • Hello, many rashes are actually caused from an over-abundance of parasites with accompanying bacteria. Our immune systems are weak from stress and increasing proportions of chemicals in our air. I recommend you see a doctor of Natural or Eastern medicine, one familiar with treating the above. Most American doctors are not. They dispense drugs, which cause even more damage. The basis of Natural Medicine is "Kill the offender, Clean it out and Rebuild." It works to kill ALL disease, even cancer.
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