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Itchy skin in hot weather

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Dryness: Skin dryness can cause extreme itching. Try applying lositurizers 2x a day and no daily baths.
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Dry skin: The most important step is to apply a moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing and avoid scented soap. You can bathe however and in fact m... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Try moisturizing: Antihistamines typically don't help widespread itching unless you have been exposed to something to which you are allergic. Dry skin is notorious for ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
PMS vs. migraines?: Now, tell me....itchiness, lower left crampiness and such happening in the face of weather changes or are the headaches doing that? Do you have headac... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Cholinergic hives: Likely cholinergic urticaria/hives, see a doctor for possible treatment options (such as antihistamines).
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Cholinergic hives: This is known as cholinergic urticaria when the small itchy hives appear during the cooling period after a rise in body core temperature. Antihistamin... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Dermatographic: This may or may not be a chronic situation. Try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. Sometimes dry skin can also cause this type of reaction and... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Zabinski-kramer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 30 years experience
Sun allergy?: Some people can be allergic to the sun. The only way to prevent this is to cover up and try to avoid exposure as best you can. antihistamines don't re... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Talk to psychiatrist: Do you have any other symptoms? Liver disease can cause itching all over the body. Use coconut oil all over twice daily. Is it side effect of your... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Hot water OK: After a long soak in shower or bath-----fingers wrinkled-----use a CERAMIDE cream within 3 minutes. Aveeno (oatmeal) ECZEMA or Eucerin ECZEMA. Also ru... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Could be hsv: if painful and lasts for week or more, could be hsv..might consider getting culture or antibody blood test for hsv...would not have sex till dx made.

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