Aquagentic Pruritus For 24 Years

I have had Aquagentic Pruritis for about 24 years. I didn't know what it was until about 11 years ago. My first son started having the same symptoms around age 6. I have tried everything every doctor and other sufferers have suggested. Nothing worked until I found an article on a study done by a doctor. It said to try 10 mg of loratadine and 200 mg of cimetidine, taken together at least 40 mins before contact with water. It worked! But it's not a cure, only per bath or water contact. The pinching decreased by 90%! Mine got so bad I was clawing my skin.
SouthernShores SouthernShores
36-40, F
1 Response May 24, 2012

I started at age 15 & am now 36. It's miserable & no one can understand unless they've experienced it. The tanning bed has worked wonders for me.