WOW! I can't beleive there are so many of us that suffer from this, and yet doctors have no idea what we are talking about. I have suffered on and off for years, as well as my mom. I have also met two other people who have it too. Same symptoms...EXTREME itching (to the point where the thought of just cutting off your arms sounds better) it gets worse at night, and ice seams to be the only real help. I take an antihistime as soon as it starts and it helps a little.
If anyone ever finds a cure....PLEASE pass it on. I am soooo tired of living like this!!!

Posted By Karen on December 15, 2006 at 20:15:28:

In Reply to: Intense localized itching on arms posted by Christie Baker on January 25, 2005 at 14:29:14:

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Indications: knee strains or sprains, chondromalacia, Osgood Schlatter's Disease (adolescent knee syndrome), swelling and edema of the knee, ligament instability, knee instability, recurrent knee pain, arthritis, degenerative joint disease.

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