Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Itching Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have itching and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Itching References
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  2. Lebovics E, Seif F, Kim D, Elhosseiny A, Dworkin BM, Casellas A, Clark S, Rosenthal WS. Pruritis in chronic hepatitis C: association with high serum bile acids, advanced pathology, and bile duct abnormalities. Dig Dis Sci. 1997 May;42(5):1094-9. [9149069]
  3. Munday J, Bloomfield R, Goldman M, Robey H, Kitowska GJ, Gwiezdziski Z, Wankiewicz A, Marks R, Protas-Drozd F, Mikaszewska M. Chlorpheniramine is no more effective than placebo in relieving the symptoms of childhood atopic dermatitis with a nocturnal itching and scratching component. Dermatology. 2002;205(1):40-5. [12145433]
  4. Weldon D. When your patients are itching to see you: not all hives are urticaria. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2005 Jan-Feb;26(1):1-7. [15813281]
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