I started with bouts of itching (sometimes with rash/bumps, sometimes not) over a past year or so. My out-of-whack labs and obstruction showed up as jaundice and extreme itching and other ways until IV fluids and eventual sx removed the problem. However, I still get less severe bouts of itching - my scalp, and specific places - the outside of my inner elbow, my palms and fingers, the backside of my knees and my chest/abdomen are the most common. I have mentioned this to my oncologist and… read more
My scalp, ears and armpits get itchy. I take Benadryl.
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Have you tried liquid Benadryl? I had an allergy that caused severe itching and Benadryl worked for me.
I have an appt for my 6 month skin CA check coming up in Sept a couple of days after my official Lymphoma check, I will ask then. Wish I could figure out what is causing the itch and fix that - I assume that the dermatologist will just treat the symptom - topical creme or more pills. He is another avenue to try, maybe he will refer me to another dr (allergy?). Past the days where things eventually resolve on their own. Thx for the suggestion.
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