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Based on your description, your itching is likely related to nerve damage --small fiber neuropathy for example, can cause severe itching.
Diabetes, thyroid disorder, autoimmune disorder, vitamin B12 deficiency are some possible causes.
Dermatologist should be consulted with.
You can try Benadryl tablet 50 mg every 8 hours meanwhile to help.
Ys alcohol consumption can cause direct toxicity to nerves and damage them.
I also mentioned other causes above.
Benadryl works by preventing the release o inflammatory chemicals at the nerve endings and relieve itching.
Amitriptyline 50 mg at bedtime daily by prescription is another good option.
Possible stress can cause flare ups.
You can also take Ginkgo biloba 400 mg daily for nerve health
Unlikely rinworm or hives without obvious rash
Yes correct --you should avoid valium worse than alcohol.
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