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Extreme itching, crawling skin on the Scalp, Back, Neck, Chest.

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Recently a month ago I started getting unbearable itches when I felt strong emotions, and recently even in my workouts. The itches have no rash and it's almost if something is crawling on my skin. Scratching(I don't scratch or try not to) does little to nothing to ease it. At first, I thought it was clothing but I experimented around and even walked around in my house nude to no avail. I am not itching 24/7 it only happens if I have really strong emotion may it be happy, sad, or stressed. When lifting heavy things, or doing physical work I start to itch now if I have to push myself. I don't regularly use lotion on my body and that may be one of the factors to cause it, I saw a post a few years ago with someone with the same condition that it was dry skin and when you get goosebumps the dry skin causes the itching. Does anyone else have these issues and what they did to fix it?


Hispanic, Male, 17, coming out of Acne in my teen years on my face and back. It's also Winter in the Virginia area of February
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replied February 16th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i think this itch needs evaluation if not responding to supportive antihistamines coverage. Let a dermatologist have a look and decide what it is.

Take care


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