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I have itch all over my body especially at night. I have

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I have itch all over my body especially at night. I have used powders and lotions but nothing helps. What can I do?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: atorvastatin (Lipitor),Coreg for blood pressure Plavix for my heart, and Sooth XPeye drops.Levothyroxine Sodium for Thyroid, 81mg aspirin
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I am not allergic to any medications
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have had heart, back, and corodid artery surgeries. I had a TIA about 6 months ago .
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Hi there. Itch all over is most commonly from dry skin conditions such as eczema, xerosis, or psoriasis. These conditions often get worse during the winter when the air is dry and our showers are hot. Do you have any redness, rashes, or scaling anywhere?