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Pruritis

pruritis

itching. Pruritis can result from drug reaction, food allergy, kidney or liver disease, cancers, parasites, aging or dry skin, contact skin reaction, such as poison ivy, and for unknown reasons.


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The Fiber Disease

... I went to the theatre when I was about 16 years old, and felt something crawling all over me. When I atttempted to bathe, I could not stop the pruritis, so I went to the hospital and was diagnosed with scabies. Over the course of 30 years, I would become infected, initially it was infrequent ...

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by reliefseeker
Sat Sep 23, 2006 3:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... Jet A-1, or kerosene. A new gas lesion syndrome in man, induced by "isobaric gas counterdiffusion" Normal men have been found to develop pruritis and gas bubble lesions in the skin, and disruption of vestibular function, when breathing nitrogen or neon with oxygen while surrounded by ...

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by London
Sat Sep 09, 2006 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... of long-standing stable psoriasis, psoriatic erythroderma, or severe involvement of the axillae and groin should raise suspicion for HIV.10 Severe pruritis or the development of recurrent pruritic papules should prompt the clinician to think of HIV. Pruritic papules may be due to a variety of causes, ...

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by London
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... diagnoses require urgent specialist medical treatment. A person may have a serious medical condition which manifests itself by producing intense pruritis (itching), which the patient may wrongly attribute to parasites, e.g. The same applies to those patients who have intense feelings of formication, ...

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by Cilla
Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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