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last 2 nights ive had itchy skin and scalp what on earth ??
On the gluten free help website that I help run www.glutenfreehelp.co.uk, we recently updated our signs and symptoms page to include skin conditions such as dermatitis herpetiformis. It is a very itchy skin rash that can appear on places such as elbows, back, stomach, knees and buttocks. It is a condition that can be treated by following a gluten free diet. However, I would strongly advise that you check whether you are experiencing any of the other signs and symptoms shown on the website, and if so arrange to see your GP to understand whether or not you have the condition.
if you are feeling ill as well as having this itchiness in the night and now in the day too, it is getting worse whatever it is. Please go and see the GP. Maybe it is a small thing that can be easily fixed. Best find out.
Otherwise if you are otherwise in good health (I don't know you say you feel ill), what often does me good is to fast for a 1-2 days - just water, herbal tea but you need to know you are alright first.
that doesn't sound good forthe itchiness - maybe a high dose of vitamin A - no idea if it is really good but it might help. Rub oil into your skin a bit before bed, maybe even your face, just plain simple baby oil or any basic oil really. I cannot claim to know what might help but if it is getting unbearable might be worth a try?
The viral hepatitis is what I had - when my skin was itchy and was was completely washed out. It was 6 years ago but iirc there was nothing they could do, its not damage. I was just advised to eat a low fat diet as would aid the recovery of my inflammed liver.
so have been to the gp today he said its partly down to a viral infection and partly due to withdrawals from the antidepressents i stopped 2 weeks ago - id been on them for 4 years has anyone ever had a virus where their tounge lips and whole body itches?