okay so im adding to my post from 2 months ago.... we moved, and have been living in the new house for awhile now. (enough showers, enough loads of laundry, enough time spent in and around the house)
My crazy uncontrollable itching that I was experiencing before the move...has pretty much gone away entirely. I was even curious and started using the old detergents, fabric softener and dryer sheets as I had used before I changed to the non-scented, dermatologist recommended types....and theres no itching.
my best guess is that the high chlorine levels in the water in the old house were contributing, or there was some other environmental factor. hope this helps some of you...View Thread
my itching started 10 months ago. its my stomach, back and sides mostly, and sometimes back of legs and arms. tends to itch more frequently around areas where my clothes hit closest....waistline, under bust, and stomach and back if ive worn a tank or cami. I changed my tide detergent to a hypoallergenic arm and hammer brand, switched scented downy and bounce sheets with non-scented. the changes relieved the itch some, but its still there.....and its recently gotten worse because of winter (which always dries my skin out) i had my water tested (for unrelated reasons) and found out the water has very high chlorine levels. Im wondering if the water i bathe in and wash my clothes with is the culprit. im moving in a few months so perhaps ill know then.....View Thread