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I have had prickly skin, mostly on my arm.

By Anonymous June 27, 2011 - 12:21pm
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Started when I was 40, now 56. Had a hysterectomy about 5 years ago (total). Have tried many meds. Now on Xanax. Just wondered what worked for others. Thank you.

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the prickly skin thing sounds like a physical symptom of anxiety. I have GAD and Panic Disorder, and often feel the "pins and needles" feeling in my hands and sometimes arms.

July 4, 2011 - 1:16pm
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Hi Anonymous,
Could you be more specific about your 'prickly skin'? Where on your arm is it located? Have you seen a physician or been diagnosed with any conditions? You explained that you had a hysterectomy....are you concerned that the prickly skin is due to your hysterectomy?

Please provide us with more information so we may better assist you.


June 27, 2011 - 1:42pm
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I have been to my family doctor & tried to treat with anti-depressents. The prickly skin is usually on my left arm on the upper part of my arm & armpit. Went to a psychiatrist because for awhile I had anxiety and was also trying to figure out the whole "prickly" skin thing. Just want to know how anyone has dealt with this.

June 28, 2011 - 5:05am
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