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Itching on the leg, face and body. Throbbing pain on wrist hand and waist area. Kidney related?

My legs started to itch about 2 weeks ago, it happened one night right after a shower. I did not sleep the whole night and kept scratching till they bled. The next week or so, the legs kept itching and I applied a lot of different creams. the both have stopped itching but now my whole body and face are itching. I also have throbbing pain on my right hand side waist area. Is this somehting to do with my kidney? please help
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Hi there,

I don' t think both the conditions are related. The itching might be due to some allergic condition or fungal infections. You might want to try a course of oral anti histamines after consulting with your physician, which might help reduce the itching. Allergy might be due to a particular food, detergents, cosmetics,etc. Find out if you have tried something new in the past 2 weeks and avoid the possible allergen.

The pain in the waist area could be due to many conditions like ovulation pain, appendicitis, gas etc.

However , it would be best if you could visit your physician and get thoroughly evaluated.

Hope this helps.

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan
Answered: Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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