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@kanaazpereira

Hi @njcarolnjn,

Brachioradial pruritus, and your symptoms are very much real! Perhaps the fact that this condition borders between neurology and dermatology, is what makes it all the more difficult to treat?
Here’s a study that was recently published, which you may wish to read.
“Impact of drug therapy on brachioradial pruritus” http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0365-05962017000200281&script=sci_arttext

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thank you i now lie inbed heating pad pm back and ice on arms functional doctor says hashimotos i dont know just feel im dying slow painful death Merry xmas to me

the problem with this is i do have severe spine disease cervical and lumbar drugs are out of the question particularily antidepresssents what i do need is a doctor un my area

Hi @njcarolnjn,

Have you tried any topical treatments like topical forms of menthol, or topical anesthetics (e.g. lidocaine)?
You mentioned, “…cervical and lumbar drugs are out of the question particularly antidepressants…” Have you had negative effects from these types of drugs?

tried all the creams even compounded. Thete is mot a drug made yhst foes mot have detrimental side effects. i saw spinal surgeon. Hello gasped at the sight of my scared arms. Hello suggested cyrotherapy and doing pn disibility