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Intense itching on legs and chest, bruising on inner thighs, bleeding skin on scratching. Causes?

I am having intense itching on my body primarily on legs and ches with bruising on legs primarily especially inner thighs for 1 month. I thought it may have been stress becasue my son has been ill but symptoms are getting worse and I have scratched my chest to the poit it has bleed . I have been reading on the internet of possible cause. Would appreciate ant help.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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There are many causes of generalised pruritus. Go for investigation to rule out systemic diseases.If all normal then ... Take Tab. Atarax 25 mg daily at night
Tab Des -OD daily in morning
Avoid stress
No soap bath
Apply calamine lotion at night
Continue till feeling better.
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