I am 18 years old . When I was 15 , I was playing basketball and handball a lot. But during the games my scalp would become so itchy that I would have to take a break. Soon I went to my doctor, he said that its just puberty thing and that it will go away by itself (nothing to worry about). He couldn’t be more wrong.
It got worse pretty quickly, and after 1 year it turned into hell . By that time it was spread all over my body, and it didnt just itch it was followed by burning rash all over my body. But not just the reaction was changed but the trigger as well. Things like noise, stress, weight of my backpack, chocolate, ketchup, oranges, lemons, embarrassment – failing to do magic trick for example, etc.
Clearly something is not right, so I went to another doctor who got me through a lot of tests and at the end of all testing he says, “It will go away as it started.” Clearly he has nothing. I tried a lot of medication and nothing helped. At one point I was chugging 15 pills a day, and now I live by the rules of urticaria. I am a completely different person. I wanted to be a seafarer, but now I am programmer.
I used to do sports every day. I forgot what running is like. I didn’t run for 3 years. I used to go out with friends, but I didnt go out in 3 years. I didnt go to prom trip with school or to my prom. I lost a lot of friends simply because I rarely see them. When its winter I go to school with nothing but t-shirt and I usually get cold but if I dress warm I can’t even stay in school. I live on summer destination, but I didn’t touch the sea for 3 years; however, its weird that in summer from July to September I have no urticaria at all.
So , what can I do? My plan is to move to other continent because maybe there is something in place I live that feeds urticaria. But I don’t know–I am completely lost. I wish something would show up. I wish I would get some kind of attack that would clearly point to what is wrong. Do you have any suggestions?
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