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Originally Posted by joerezz7 View Post
I also stayed the night at my girlfriend recently. I didn’t itch as much there but I did itch though.
This suggests that there could be something in your home environment aggravating it more. I agree with the suggestions to try either all natural or hypoallergenic, unscented laundry detergent, soap, lotion and any other personal products.

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The hydroxzine helps at night but makes me drowsy.
Antihistamines dehydrate you which can make your skin itch more, and you are taking 2 antihistamines daily. When taking them, it's important to drink more water and try increasing water-rich foods - vegetables, fruits, broth-based soups. If you eat a lot of salty or sugary foods, drink caffeine beverages or alcohol, try to cut back. Don't underestimate dehydration. By early morning you would be dehydrated after taking 2 antihistamines the night before and not consuming fluids for several hours. I also suggest researching the effects many people have had from taking hydroxyzine, one of which is increased, severe itching.

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