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itchy neck and rib cage

hi! in the past weeks my muscles have been very sore, starting with what i thought was food poisining. i was nausiated and my back muscles were very cramped.  now that im not feeling sick my muscles in my back and neck have stayed sore and cramped.  it had recently moved to my neck and the front of my neck almost down to my chest. and now i am experiencing the itch, my neck , my chest and my rib cage front and back, i cant stop itching! i had a massage and felt better for about 3 hours and im itching even more, i dont want to panic but i want to know if theres something wrong with my liver or if its stress related and im just freaking out. my lower back around my liver was very sore and i know the front neck muscles are also relayed to the liver! please if theres any info you can give me its much appreciated!!!!
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Hi,

It could be eczema, sweat dermatitis, allergic reactions or eczema.

You need to wash the areas several times with fresh water. Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites.

Apply calamine lotion at the site of the lesions and see if it helps. You could take some oral antihistamine medications like cetrizine or loratadine. You need to maintain a good personal hygiene .

Anti-itch drugs, often antihistamine, may reduce the itch during a flare up of eczema, and the reduced scratching in turn reduces damage and irritation to the skin.

For mild-moderate eczema a weak steroid may be used (e.g. hydrocortisone or desonide), whilst more severe cases require a higher-potency steroid (e.g. clobetasol propionate, fluocinonide).

Eczema can be exacerbated by dryness of the skin. Moisturizing is one of the most important self-care treatments for sufferers of eczema. Keeping the affected area moistened can promote skin healing and relief of symptoms.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eczema

Let us know if you need any further information.

Regards.
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hi you just posted a comment about my condition and im sorry but thats not whats wrong with me! i dont have eczema! i have muscle problems that have been giving me extreme itching and tention in my neck and rib cage i was really concerned about if it was my liver and was really needing some one to give me some time to look into my condition and see if its something to worry about- i guess what i should of said was what do you think it is not what i need to make it go away for the time being, have you heard of this happening to a client before? i heard of liver damage  and cancer affecting these parts and resulting in these symptoms! i just need someone to tell me a more detailed diagnostic-- i have itching along my neck, front neck and my rib cage, front and back, please help me!!!
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hi you just posted a comment about my condition and im sorry but thats not whats wrong with me! i dont have eczema! i have muscle problems that have been giving me extreme itching and tention in my neck and rib cage i was really concerned about if it was my liver and was really needing some one to give me some time to look into my condition and see if its something to worry about- i guess what i should of said was what do you think it is not what i need to make it go away for the time being, have you heard of this happening to a client before? i heard of liver damage  and cancer affecting these parts and resulting in these symptoms! i just need someone to tell me a more detailed diagnostic-- i have itching along my neck, front neck and my rib cage, fro
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I would go see a doctor as soon as you can.  It can be as simple as anxiety or stress, or some sort of constant exposure to something you're allergic to :)

I'm itchy too...  I think it actually may be mild exzema (eczema)!  HAHA  If you want we could meet up and scratch each other.

Good luck!!
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