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Feeling like ants crawling on skin

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Formication?: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer,... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Tingling : This sounds like a neurological neuropathy. Usually one sided could be from trigeminal neuralgia, or TMJ from grinding your molars at night, poor jaw ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abnormal sensation: As this sensation is in the head first rule out you do not have pediculosis, if negative, abnormal sensation usually results from nerve irritation. H... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tesher
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Maybe: Check with a physician. You may have a virus related rash developing.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
Pruritus/Cholestasis: The liver has hepatocytes that elaborate bile into cannaliculi. Bile passageways coalesce into the common bile duct. When liver disease is present, fl... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Ant Bite?: The ant should not be causing an actual "headache" but is sure might be bothering him if it crawled up his nose. Poor little guy! He could have sus... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Neutralization: Calamine solution contains zinc carbonate (basic ph) and ant's sting contains formic acid. The reaction between the acid and the base neutralizes the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
All of this could: simply add up to a viral syndrome (mild infection with a virus which you will recover from without treatment) except the "ants in my head and body." ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Evaluation: Have the rash evaluated by your physician. The appearance of the rash can help determine the treatment. This may be a contact dermatitis to deodoran... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
URI: Your congestion could be relieved with pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline as decongestants. You might try nasal saline irrigation using a Neti-pot. Nasa... Read More
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