Health

Ask Health Experts and Get Answers to Your Health Question ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Health

I have a random itching all over my body with no rash at

Customer Question
all. What could it be....
I have a random itching all over my body with no rash at all. What could it be.
Submitted: 5 years ago.Category: Health
Ask Your Own Health Question
Answered in 4 minutes by:
6/26/2012
Health Professional: Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD) replied 5 years ago
Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 9,628
Experience: M.B.B.S.M.D with over 30 years of experience in this medical field.
Verified
Hello,
What is your age?
Do you have associated burrows,peeling of skin?
Does itching get worse at night?
Have you tried any medications?
Any other medical history?
Since how long have you been suffering from?
Alcohol and smoking?
Heartburn?
Cough?
Stress and anxiety?
Ask Your Own Health Question
Customer reply replied 5 years ago
Age is 42, no burrows or peeling of skin. Don't smoke. Rarely drink alcohol. Itching takes place at all times during the day - nighttime does not necessarily make it worse. Really bad after showers. No medications of any kind and no negative medical history. Recovering from some kind of virus the past week. Itching only began Saturday. No heartburn. Little bit of a cough. Stress on the job no more than normal.
Health Professional: Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD) replied 5 years ago
Hello,
Thanks for providing more information.
Itching without rash can indicate a systemic problem which may include
Liver/Gallbladder or kidney problems
Diabetes or thyroid problems
Iron deficiency
Polycythemia Vera [too many red cells]
Certain autoimmune diseases [sarcoidosis]
Hidden infections
Parasites
Allergy
Heavy metal toxicity

As it gets worse after shower so it also suggests Cholinergic Urticaria.
So you need to undergo further investigations like Liver function test,Renal function test,Blood sugar,Thyroid function test,CBC,ESR,Absolute eosinophil count,IgE(for allergy),ESR for further diagnosis.
In the meantime you can take OTC Claritin.
Also apply calamine lotion on body after a bath.
Wear cotton clothes.
As you have cough so you can do saline gargles.
Tightness in chest can be associated with Bronchitis,Acid reflux.
So you can take OTC Robitussin DM and Prilosec.

I suggest you to consult a dermatologist for further evaluation and management.

I hope this helps.

Please rate me highly (Star 5 Great Service), if you are satisfied with our conversation.

If you have any further query then feel free to ask via the CONTINUE CONVERSATION button rather than click either "Helped a little" or "I expected more".

Bonus and positive feedback are highly appreciated.

Thank you.

Ask Your Own Health Question
Health Professional: Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD) replied 5 years ago
If you have any follow up questions feel free to ask.
Ask Your Own Health Question
Ask Dr. Anil Your Own Question
Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 9,628
9,628 Satisfied Customers
Experience: M.B.B.S.M.D with over 30 years of experience in this medical field.

Dr. Anil is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor (MD)

5,660 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Nurse Milli, RN

Nurse Milli, RN

Nurse (RN)

4,051 satisfied customers

20 years experience in many areas of Nursing. Both Hospital and Private Practice experience.

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Doctor

102 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Doctor (MD)

5,083 satisfied customers

Practice Director

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor (MD)

19,641 satisfied customers

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Dr. Chip

Dr. Chip

Doctor (MD)

13,902 satisfied customers

Over 20 yrs of Family Practice

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Doctor (MD)

6,234 satisfied customers

U.S. Physician/Surgeon in Neurosurgery

< Previous | Next >

Related Health Questions
Do autistic children know it is wrong to steal over and over
Do autistic children know it is wrong to steal over and over again? If so, why do they do it? … read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
742 satisfied customers
I am a woman. My URO is 0.2 E.U. Ammonia smell none of the
No sexual activity in over 13 years. No dating in 20… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
Right side is cold to the touch. This has been ongoing. I
This has been ongoing. I have MS GP attributed it to that. Neurologist says go to GP … read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
742 satisfied customers
I've just gotten back on the deposit shot and now I've been
Hello... I've just gotten back on the deposit shot and now I've been spotting for about 16 days.. it went away for about a day and a half then I started spotting again last night...I also take blood p… read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Ayurveda and General Physician
B.A.M.S
2,786 satisfied customers
I had a urethral stricture that was treated by tapers and
Good evening, I had a urethral stricture that was treated by tapers and currently have a catheter in place … read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
237 satisfied customers
That sensation of urine popping out like its stuck after
That sensation of urine popping out like its stuck after slight hesitation hasn't stopped since last night,usually after sitting on hard surfaces,it usually goes back to normal after one time?… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
My ggt level is 80. I have been drinking for months. If I
My ggt level is 80. I have been drinking for months. If I abstain from liquor, will the ggt levels go down? … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
I have a solid pain every morning after i eat on the left
I have a solid pain every morning after i eat on the left side between my hip and mo bottom rib. I also feel achy and feverish, but no fever. Gone on for 5 days now … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
I have acid reflux for 20 years on and off. I'm always
I have acid reflux for 20 years on and off . I'm always afraid of diseases .i spoke to U about this before but now I read that acid reflux can also cause a disease call fibrosis something where a scar… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,035 satisfied customers
I've been taking .5 mg Klonopin for 1 week straight and last
I've been taking .5 mg Klonopin for 1 week straight and last one taken was 2 days ago … read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Ayurveda and General Physician
B.A.M.S
2,786 satisfied customers
Had a Hep C test. Result is .14. What does this mean? Is
Had a Hep C test. Result is .14. What does this mean? Is that positive? … read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
742 satisfied customers
Recently had a tubal a week ago yesterday. Was at e.r. last
Recently had a tubal a week ago yesterday. Was at e.r. last night. All results came back stating it was due to the surgery. My thing is is the swelling and bruising is getting worse along with the kno… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
6,804 satisfied customers
A had a heat rash a month ago and now has progressed to
Hi a had a heat rash a month ago and now has progressed to lesions on arms and legs. So itchy sometimes I feel I am under attack. Lesions will not heal. Now got athletes foot and jock itch. Please hel… read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
3,904 satisfied customers
My temp is at 96.2 I'm dizzy and stomach hurts. I've have
I've have had a headache for 2 days today I woke up stuffy nose abdominal pain and dizziness so I took my temp is 96.2 Fahrenheit have not vomited but feel like it … read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
6,804 satisfied customers
Hii. I got red spots on forskin and also it's dry all the
I got red spots on forskin and also it's dry all the time and itchy. So when i pull back my forskin and it's hurts some time … read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
237 satisfied customers
Been on ear drops for three days. pain is gone but ear is
been on ear drops for three days. pain is gone but ear is still swollen can't hear. how long before swelling goes away so I can hear again?… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
My physical therapist ended my treatment today because she
My physical therapist ended my treatment today because she said i gave all the same answers as I did a month ago as in moderate difficulty in doing things?my neck is really stiff from that work incide… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
IT FEELS LIKE I CONSTANTLY HAVE A AIR POCKET IN MY THROAT.
IT FEELS LIKE I CONSTANTLY HAVE A AIR POCKET IN MY THROAT. KIND OF FEELS LIKE YOU HAVE TO BURP BUT THE AIR IS STAYING IN YOUR THROAT. I HAVE HAD THIS FEELING FOR 2 DAYS NOW. VERY UNCOMFORTABLE.… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x