Extreme Itch In Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome



By Adrienne Dellwo in Very Well.


Because fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome involve the central nervous system, we get all kinds of strange goings on in our nerves.  Along with burning, tingling, numbness and pin pricks, we can experience itchiness that can be severe and persistent.

Here’s how one person with fibromyalgia describes the itchiness:

“I need to figure out the ‘itch’ because I literally want to take my skin off! I’d love to hear if anyone else has experienced this. It’s always symmetrical and it feels like every nerve under my skin is being electrocuted.”


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