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Itching skin on back. Applying benadryl, aspirins, no improvement. Treatment?

I have ithcy crawling skin especially on my back, drives me nuts. Benedryl does not help no does asprins or tylenol. Do I have a parasite or bug that I'm dealing with? I am healthy 55, 145 plb female no smoke little drink and no drugs. This seem to happen to me last year at about the same time of year....... please
Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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Hello,

It seems you are having neurodermatitis.

It is related to stress.

Stay relaxed as much as possible.

You can try tab.hydroxizine at night along with lignocaine creams.

Topical capsacin can also help.

I hope thhis will solve your problem.Take care.
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