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My 4 year old son has lot of itching

My 4 year old son has lot of itching through out he body. He does not sleep in the night due to this. He keeps scratching and due to that he is having lot of wounds over his hand. Is there any thing wrong
Wed, 16 Mar 2011
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HI i am 36 male now since on my aerola part of left side always get itching and there will be wound because of using my fingers at that part some times i get blood little and gets pain what do you suggest for me since 10 years still not gone for any treatment .
  User's Response
Put some calamine lotion to the area where ther is itching, it is very good. It cools the skin, causes relive from itching and it also soothens the skin.
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mu son who is 2 years old is suffering from itching as well and the doctors are suspecting that he has a liver disease, sorry to say that but better do some blood tests.
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Welcome to heathlcare magic forum
Itching all over the body suggests, most commonly scabies, urticaria/hives. Liver disease also causes generalized itching, but other symptoms are also seen ,most commonly yellow color of skin, conjuctiva, change in appetite etc. Please visit a pediatrician for diagnosis and treatment. A lotion containing calendula and aloe vera can be useful, for some relief.
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even my son has severe itching .sensation...and he cannot resist him self from scratching.....i have given him prickly heat powder...with no use..
  Anonymous's Response

It could be Psoriasis/scabies. Take him to a skin specialist soon.

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