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Hi, since Wednesday I have had itchy skin, I have no red marks

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Hi, since Wednesday I have had itchy skin, I have no red marks or blotches, I am a 33 year old male, I have not changed any detergents, soaps etc in the last few days. The main areas itching are scalp. Face, thighs, lower legs, sides of stomach, neck and buttocks. I get occasional itching on arms, back,tummy and shoulders but not as a frequent. I have tried putting e45 cream all over once last night and twice today. I am not sure what is causing it but it's very irritating, I am taking piriteze one a day since Wednesday. Please help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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you should see your doctor and get your thyroid levels checked.

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high thyroid hormone levels can cause dry skin and itchy skin

Customer: Ok I haven't seen one yet, am concerned as it's 4 days now
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I know

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you need blood testing

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to check your thyroid levels

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liver enzyme levels.

Customer: Thank you I will do
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excessive anxiety can also cause itchy skin.

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