Oncology (General Cancer)/Itch

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Hi in 36 male
Overall good health I have sinus tachardia and take medicine to control my heart . My question is for the past two years during the winter mainly I have a full body itch were I scratch all day if I don't think about it it's not that bad I have no rash no other symptoms . Can this be a sign if cancer ? I'm scared last year when it occurred I went to allergist and dermatology and found nothing had numerous blood tests with normal results thanks

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Itching can be a sign of malignancy. But if you have had it for 2 years without anything showing up I doubt very much that it has anything at all to do with cancer. Sorry I can not contribute anything for things outside of cancer.


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