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Both my husband and myself have got itching all over our body

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Both my husband and myself have got itching all over our body we are both 71 and don't sleep together what can it be
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Is there any rash?
It could be bed bugs or an allergy.
any rash at all?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No rash
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
What meds including OTC do you take?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
None
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I take levothyoxine
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Ok. This is likely neurodermatitis
Something caused itching then it starts a cycle of itching long after the offending agent is gone
so you need to stop the cycle
1) don't itch
2)hydrocortisone cream
3)oral hydroxyine. It will help
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I appreciate the ok rating.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Still. Itching used creams but no good
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
you need to see your doctor and inquire about the medicine

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