I know "the itch" quite well!!! The only thing that eases it a little bit is a cool compress then lots of lotion. It doesn't make it go away completely but it doesn't make it may main focus so I can think of other things.
I know the itch too!!! Three yrs. now. Itch when overheated, itch when nervous and body temp. rises. Leathery looking , red, split scaly skin on left hand only. Bleeding when I get carried away with scratching . I have to use an ice pack until the itch starts to fade. I also had the ER doc. prescribe a topical cream , forget the name, starts with a C. It cleared up the awful leathery look.
Ice, Ice and more Ice!!!!! LOL
Oh yeah, I have had the itch behind my knees when I get hot, also itch on the fold of my arm.
I have had the itch on my shins too. It S U C K S !!
Hahahahaha. Not funny I know so well... I look at the itch as the inability for my mind to connect the fingernails to the itch being scratched. You know - scratch with your fingertips, but not connecting? I simply refuse to scratch my itches when it happens. It's like feeding a hungry bear grapes.
Hi there, I had this prom too. I use to itch my arm tell i bleed I have scars all over my left arm. So I started using tea tree oil and also taking 2 fish oil pills a day and my skin is so soft it feels like it did at 30. I never believed in this stuff but it worked. so maybe it would help you too. I even had these wart looking things growing around my ankles and they are all gone. My skin would flake from dryness and now i did not even use lotion and iam not dry.
boy do i know that itch lol
i get it on my feet , shins, hands and fingers, but most of all i get it sooooo bad in the inside of my legs near my groin area .
sometimes i can scratch till it nearly bleeds!!!!! so not nice
cold compress and gabapentin work for me
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