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Seasonal itch on back, neck and shoulders with no rash
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redhead88 posted:
Every summer for the past 9 years I get a horrible itch on my upper back, up my neck, and my shoulders. There is never any visible sign of anything on my skin. The itching can be so intense and painful that it keeps me awake at night and the only thing to soothe it is sleeping on an ice pack. I have tried hydrocortisone, lotion, steroids, allergy medicine, essential oils, probiotics... the list goes on and on. Nothing seems to help. Every summer it starts coming back around July, getting worse as the summer goes on, and eventually going away in September or October. I have done a lot of research, and am wondering now if it might be notalgia paresthetica? Does anyone have any info on this? I am desperate! I am so sick of this every summer!!!
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