Just to follow up.....After over a decade of this problem I may finally have found something that works for me. After reading several posts and googling "Brachioradial Pruritus" (BRP) I asked a friend of mine who is a doctor about the drug Gabapentin. It is used to prevent epileptic (sp?) seizures but apparently also helps with this type of itch. I am only four days in to the presciption but have improved. I have not itched AT ALL the last two days...the first time for the entire summer. I will post again to let you all know what the results are. (It is a thirty day prescription) I'm cautiously optimistic! Good luck to everyone.

Posted By Bruce on July 28, 2007 at 23:50:44:

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

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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