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Have hot flushes at night, itchy legs causing bleeding. Have high eusophil count, heavy periods. Related?

Hi I keep getting hot flushes I'm only 20 but il be fine then get hot and clammy and calm down its getting especially worse as night I have no heating in my room and don't wear pjs anymore. I then get extremely itchy legs! Where I end up bleeding I itch so much! I have a high eusophil count as well. I also have extremely heavy periods if that's anything to do with it. Thanka
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Your skin itching problem may be because of high eosinophil count.Your other symptoms may be due to thyroid problem .Get your thyroid profile done as thyroid disorder can cause all these type of problem.
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Hello and thanks for the query.

The itching may be secondary to a high eosinophil count. I think this should be examined further however. I would advise a lab workup to include a CBC, comprehensive metabolic panel, LDH and sedimentation rate. This might give us some more clues as to why you have the itching. Of course you would also want to moisturize your skin daily as dry skin alone can contribute to itching.

Thanks again for the query. Let me know if I can be of any additional assistance.
Answered: Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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