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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chethan Sarabu
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Multiple Causes: There are many reasons for kids to get itchy skin. Most common is simply dry skin which can be worsened by cold weather and dehydration. Another cau ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
Itchy Skin: Itchy skin can be a result of medications. It can also be do to excessive dryness in you house in the winter time. This is known as winter itch eczema ... Read More
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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Mild soaps/moisturiz: I'd recommend a mild soap like Dove Sensitive Skin or Cetaphil. A daily moisturizer that is scent free ( like Cetaphil or Vanicream ). Use dye-free &a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Lubrication/see MD: It may be due to dry skin and moisturisation will work.But there are other causes of dry skin and you should see your doctor or dermatologist for the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Itchy skin: It stems from what the purpose of sleep is for your body. When you sleep, your immune system is going to work, repairing cells and healing your body. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Infection: Localized pustules often indicate infection. See GYN
A member asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
16 years experience in Podiatry
Athletes Foot: More then likely it is athletes foot which is a form of skin fungus. Try using an antifungal cream. Using antifungal powders in your shoes and chang ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience in Dermatology
Neck rash: Make sure you are not allergic to skin care products, hair products or nickle. Use fragrance free products only. Try otc hydrocortisone. If this doe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sarno lotion: Drink plenty of water, use moisturizers such as sarno since it stops the itching and use aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil in your wash cloth when in the show ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Zabinski-kramer
29 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Moisturize: Moisturizing with a good moisturizer will help.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
See doctor: Itchy skin alone isn't a reason for an antibiotic. Since rhizin helps it sounds allergic talk to your doctor about changing soap or detergent , possi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Better choices: Chlorpromazine (thorazine) was used primarily as an anti-psychotic. In some countries it's still used for severe itching, but many anticholinergic sid ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Most common cause of: itchy skin is dry skin, so start with moisturizing body washes with petrolatem and thick moisturizers after when skin is still wet, including baby oil ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Dermatologist: Generalized itching may be due to a systemic disease.Please see dermatologist.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Eczema: Could be a condition called eczema. If it bleeds after you scratch it could be psoriasis especially if you notice white scaly skin. Try over the cou ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
50 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Itching is not a symptom of pmr.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Hand Eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, bot ... Read More
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