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wahwahwah Fri 19-Aug-11 10:16:00

as it says... I am itchy - arms, legs, head, face... no rash or bumps, boils or temperature.

So whats the prognosis - fleas or chicken pox?

RumourOfAHurricane Fri 19-Aug-11 10:28:24

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AMumInScotland Fri 19-Aug-11 10:57:58

Have you recently stopped taking anthistamines? DS has been itchy all over for a fortnight, and apparently some antihistamines can do that to you when you come off them.

wahwahwah Fri 19-Aug-11 11:01:56

Nope not on anithistamines. It is driving me nuts! There has been chicken pox as DCs summer camp and the poor wee thing has a coldsore...

Canistaysane Fri 19-Aug-11 21:04:56

Are you or have been feeling stressed lately? It's just I think if I feel quite stressed I get itchy patches. There is a name for it but I can't remember at present. it can be anxiety related to.

RumourOfAHurricane Fri 19-Aug-11 21:39:52

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Mandy2003 Fri 19-Aug-11 21:54:23

You're not PG are you? Itching like this in pregnancy is serious.

didyouseewhatshedid Fri 19-Aug-11 22:07:23

body lice?

Fuddymunster Sat 20-Aug-11 08:42:17

Anaemia? That makes me itchy.

rosar Sun 21-Aug-11 06:54:39

So many possible reasons... maybe ask GP to have your liver health checked?

feelingafailure Sun 21-Aug-11 08:24:37

dont mean to sound silly but wot has liver check have to do with being itchy ?

rosar Sun 21-Aug-11 08:59:27

A GP will be best to go through the many possibilities.

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