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11 Jan 2006

Itchy, painful & Bruising - Hands & Feet!
Hi

I have had a problem with my hands and feet for the last 4 years,
they swell up are extremely itchy and when scratching with minimul pressure it's extremely painful and afterward have terrible brusers on my hands and feet.

Sweeping the floor using a broom or wringing out a wet cloth, there are too many to mention, leave brusers on my hands.

I can't wear any type of shoes, then my feet swell get itchy and then bruse and is very difficult to even walk. So buying shoes is a mager problems for me and costs me alot of money as I wear it for an hour then the above happens and I can't wear them again.

I have been for blood tests and the Dr said that there is nothing wrong with me and he can't find anything that could be a problem.

I would like to know what I can use when I suffer from these symptoms, I'm going to go mad I don't know what to do.

During my pregnancy 2 years ago it went away, but after I had my son it came back.
Will my son also suffer from this?

I have just recently learnt that my eldest sister is starting to experience the same problems but not as severly.

I would like to know what the cause of this could be, and does weight have anything to do with it.

Your assistance in this is much appreciated and rather urgent.
Thank You for you time
Regards
Grace
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pharmacist

01 Jan 0001

Grace,

I'd suggest directing your question to Cyberdoc
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