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Abdominal itching while eating, premature born, had shingles, MRSA, lung and heart surgeries as a baby

In the past few months, everytime I eat (seems like anything), my lower/sides of my abdomen itch severly. I have scratched several spots that bleed. I har extensive medical hx as I was born 3 months premature. I did have shingles 2x in the past (1st out break was Dec. 2011 and Feb 2012). This seems different though. I also have a hx of MRSA (4x in the past 3.5 yrs). I'm 34 yrs old, several lung and heart surgeries as a baby, lap chole almost 4 yrs ago, tubal in 2004. I also had several itchy areas (arms and legs mostly) before it went to my abd... Now it seems like it itches ALL the time after I eat.... Help!
Asked On : Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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Generalized itching without any rash could be seen in post cholecystectomy syndrome. Use of Anti histamine like cetrizine and bile acid sequestering agent like CholeStyramine will help.
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Answered: Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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