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Itching all over

Itching all over: Introduction

Itching all over: Feeling itchy on all skin areas. See detailed information below for a list of 25 causes of Itching all over, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Itching all over:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Itching all over. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Itching all over:

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Itching all over: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Itching all over, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Itching all over Treatments

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Stories from Users for Itching all over

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Message Boards for Itching all over

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Diagnostic tests for Itching all over:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Itching all over. Some of these are listed below :

  • Skin examination
    • Inspect carefully for subtle skin disorders which may suggest urticaria (hives), dermatitis herpetiformis, eczema, scabies and pemphigus
  • Physical examination
    • Jaundice of skin (yellowing of the skin) which may suggest obstructive jaundice, hepatitis, liver metastases and primary biliary cirrhosis
    • Plethoric (red to blue) facial colour may suggest polycythaemia rubra vera
    • Unusual odor may suggest chronic renal failure, liver failure or diabetic acidosis
    • Examine all lymph nodes for enlargement which may suggest lymphoma
  • more tests...»

Itching all over: Animations

Medications or substances causing Itching all over:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Itching all over as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Itching all over: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Itching all over may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Itching all over

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Itching all over. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Itching all over: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Itching all over

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Organs affected by Itching all over:

The list of organs typically affected by Itching all over may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Itching all over

The list below shows some of the causes of Itching all over mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Itching all over?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Itching all over. Of the 25 causes of Itching all over that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Itching all over:

The following list of conditions have 'Itching all over' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Itching all over:

The following list of medical conditions have Itching all over or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Itching all over Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Itching all over based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Itching all over?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Itching all over, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Itching all over:

    Medical Conditions associated with Itching all over:

    Itching skin (1068 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Itching all over:

    Itching (1068 causes), Itchy rash (67 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Urticaria (156 causes), Allergy, Contact dermatitis, Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Asthma (320 causes), Drug reaction

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