Hi, I have been suffering from severe itching all over my skin for the past year..I've tried to see a dermatologis but found no result. I have had micro-adenoma with increased levels of prolactin and hypothyroidism. I have been on Dostinex and Thyroxine for almost a year. Is it possible that itching is related to any of the two conditions or a side effect of the medication I'm taking? Thanks!
When my thyroid levels drop, I immediately start itching all over. The reason I believe this is because within 30 mins to 1 hour of taking cytomel (which is T3 only) I stop itching. This typically happens late day or at least afternoon. There are times I have to take cytomel to sleep becaue the itching keeps me awake.
i had this problem as well, and i was switched from synthroid to armour, but i think thats just me, i dont think that would solve the problem for everyone. i use aveeno skin relief lotion at night. i also use aveeno skin relief shower gel, it makes a world of difference. and if the itching is horrilbe i take some allergy medicine and that helps, i either take benadryl or chlor-tabs, sometimes both if its really bad.
I do take Benadryal at night when it's really bad but since it knocks me out - I can't take it during the day. I've tried the Aveeno line and it's done nothing for me. A few years ago I tried their oatmeal bath - made me itch even more! I even tried the Gold Bond Medicated and it didn't help!
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