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Severe itching when temperature rises all over body
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dantheman123 posted:
I will cut a long story short and give the facts of what i know and what i have done

- I get severe itching (itching/pin pricks/pins and needles)

- This only happens my my body temperature rises and when i cool myself down with water or go out into cold air it disappears

- I also get a red patches all over the areas which are itching but have recently turned into spots since i have been on a higher dose of antihistamines

- This may sound weird but since this has come on i have had also had alot of dandruff and tried using head an shoulder and that hasnt works so maybe thought of it as being a symptom?

- washing up liquid has been change for a few days and no difference, along with shower gel.

- I am a plasterer but have been doing it for over a year now so ruled that out as maybe something should of happened sooner if it was work related

1st, 2nd week i was taking it as it came because wasn't so bad and thought it would pass

3rd week - Doctor prescribed antihistamines and nothing happened

4th week - Doctor prescribed steroids and nothing happened

6th week - Doctor prescribed higher dose of AH but itching is the same and the patches are just now loads of small spots exactly like a dot to dot.


I've tried going out for a run to get my body to sweat...went out in the rain unfortunately so not sure if i did or weather i was just wet. I did run for a while and quite hard. so hard it felt like i had been stabbed because of all this itching (The higher my body temperature gets the more intense the itching gets)

The doctor has referred me to a dermatologist but because of how often my body temperature fluctuate i have had to take time off work and its stopping me from doing my hobbies like golf and football so any suggestions would be great full even if its temporary?
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ricky100 responded:
It is looking a serious matter so i would suggest you to discuss this with your doctor. He will give you a good advise on diet and some useful ideas to get rid of this low body temperature problem.
 
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atti_editor responded:
Hi dantheman123,

I agree with the previous poster that seeing your dermatologist is probably your best course of action. In the mean time, you might want to take a look at this to see if your symptoms match up.

I also encourage you to visit out Allergies Health Center where you can find more information on itching, skin irritants, and possibly treatments.

I hope you find relief soon and are able to continue your hobbies!

-Atti


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