My doctor convinced me to go back to the dermatologist, however, I also started researching latex and mattresses. I found a lot of information regarding tempurpedic mattresses and there are huge similarities in the itching associated with people who own these. I do not have a tempurpedic mattress, but our mattress does include latex. Does anyone else have this type of mattress? I will be asking the dermatologist to test me for a latex allergy. I believe I am allergic to latex because if I wear a band-aid I have found I get a rash underneath the adhesive area. I will also start sleeping in a different bed to see if this is the culprit....View Thread
@CharLee725 Do you take anti seizure medicine? I have had the same symptoms as most of these post. However, I do take Carbamezapine for seizure control and I also take thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism. I have a pituitary tumor that was discovered from an MRI because of my seizures and thus the reason I am taking the thyroid medicine. I have been seeing my regular doctor for the itching and he sent me to a dermatologist who says it is Uticaria Dermatitis. I don't think this is the case, because I don't have welts as Uticaria pictures show. I just itch, no bumps until I have scratched myself raw. I have been dealing with this for 2 years. I am waiting for a referral to go back to an endocrinologist because I think this is all related. Not an allergy or Uticaria. btw, I also asked my doctor if this is hormone related like maybe pre-menopause and they say no I am too young. I am 44, I don't think I am too young to start. I will keep you posted.View Thread
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