Two days ago I awoke at 2 AM in the morning with uncotrollable itch all over my hands and for no known reason. I scratched for 4 hours and it seemed to pass. Now last night it has started again and now it is my hands and legs. The more I scratch the itchier it gets and am starting to break out in a rash like a million mini bug bites . Any help would be most appreciated. Could it be something I've eaten ? Wife and i eat the same and she is OK.
Hard to say. I would treat the symptoms as follows: take 25 mg of Benadryl (over-the-counter) at bedtime and apply Sarna lotion (also OTC) liberally and often every time you feel like scratching. If that doesn't abolish the cycle of itching and scratching in a week or so, see a doctor. Doesn't sound like an allergy, though.
I have the exact same problem but it's been going on ever since I moved to FL, 4 years ago. Been to many types of doctors, even got a complete allergy work up which deteremined I am allergic to, amoung many other things, dust mites. Spent $300 to mite-proof my bed, but to no avail. If anyone can help, please comment!
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