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The most common causes of neck itch are acne and eczema. It could also be an allergy, insect bites, sunburn, fungus, impetigo or head lice. ChaCha! [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/when-i-talk-why-does-my-neck-start-itch ]
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When I talk why does my neck start itch
The most common causes of neck itch are acne and eczema. It could also be an allergy, insect bites, sunburn, fungus, impetigo or head lice. ChaCha!

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should i be forced to cover my arm and neck. i live with a muslim but feel confined with my arms covered.?
Q: I live with friends He is muslim his wife isn’t, I currently don’t come out of my room as he expects me to cover my arms and legs while he is fasting. i wear loose pants but cannot tolerate my arms being covered, I never have been able to do this as i sweat too easily and skin starts itching with rash. He is upset that i won’t come out of my room and insists i come out sit and talk and cover myself completely. I don’t show any clevage or legs but refuse to cause myself discomfort by wearing sleves.. I understand he isn’t allowed to look at another woman but why should i be forced to cover my arms when i’m not muslim?
A: Sounds like an unreasonable request to me. If you were muslim and he thought you should obey him they it would be different but it is not fair that you should live in discomfort. He should be able to control in what way he is looking at you and you have rights to believe and dress the way you want to.Maybe you need to find a new place to live where you have a bit of liberty.
How can I get rid of my eczema?
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A: Wow, eczema… wheat gluten allergy…. it looks like a couple of paragraphs that I would have written! I’ve had eczema since I was basically a toddler. In the last few years I think its gotten worse (I’m 22) and I have so many scabs on my legs and they take forever to heal. I went to a naturopath (like you mentioned you did) over the summer and went on a gluten-free diet, and took a lot of exfoliating baths. My skin was definitely better (though far far far from flawless) than it had been in a long time. A couple of months ago I went off the diet, finding it too restrictive….. and its winter here (bitter cold, Canadian winter) and my skin is in the awful scabby state again. (On my legs. My arms have a little bit but not as many scars).I definitely suffer from low self-esteem, a major contributor being my eczema. (I haven’t worn shorts in public since I was about 4 years old, when my mother dressed me lol). In many ways I’ve given up on my skin, because its been 22 years of never-clear skin. I realize the wheat allergy is probably still a contributing issue but I really find it too much of a burden (expensive and restrictive) to cut out of my diet, lol. I still get itchy in the night (I, like you, wake up with little blood patches on my sheets. I’m so used to it by now, I hardly even notice them) most of the time. If you can get exfoliating materials to get rid of dry skin… this should help a lot. See if you can find something that would help exfoliate while being gentle on your skin. Oh! Also, I’ve read and been told that taking zinc supplements (along with vitamin C to help your system absorb the zinc) helps with healing. I think the supplements over the summer really helped as well, though I stopped taking them because they can be very strong for the stomach (I will start taking smaller doses, and with a large meal). Anyway, hope this helped. Our skin certainly likes to torture us, doesn’t it?
I Need Some Brainstorming Re: a Rheumatological Issue?
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A: You might want to be check for Psoriatic arthritis with is also an auto immune disease. One thing that you need to real that RA will affect all your organs that includes your heart and lungs as well. As long as you are taking preventative care you should not suffer from the damage RA can do. I was diagnosed with JRA when I was 3 yrs old and back in those days (50’s) they used a lot of Cortisone in all my joint which did not help really and affect my growth somewhat. Be sure that you list every issue and symptom that you are experiencing to let the Rheumatologist know. You also may want to see a Dermatologist to get a check on the psoriasis, but one that specializes in that area. Check out info that I have listed. Did your Osteopath do the same RA tests again?
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