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What causes diarrhea and itchiness all over the body?

I wonder why I might be having itching all over my body, more at some times than others. I have had lichen sclerosis for many years and Sjogren s Syndrome. I also have severe chronic diarrhea, for which I am being investigated, starting to see a GI. I think I may have some pancreatic dysfunction because I have had diarrhea for a long time. I also have had anal cancer, treated with surgery, chemo, radiation. The diarrhea used to be called lactose intolerance, then IBS, then radiation proctocolitis. I have tried many dietary limitatons.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016
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welcome to healthcaremagic.com and myself Dr Atishay Bukharia would be answering your questions..

diarrhoea with itching is a classic feature of mastocytosis also it can be seen in acquired acrodermatitis enteropathica which is due to deficiency of zinc. if possible please do tell us your blood work of reports in order to get it diagnosed properly..

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