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itchy welts on hands

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Try Cortisone cream: If it just came on suddenly, it most likely is some type of allergic reaction and over the counter Hydrocortisone ointment or cream will help resolve ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Dryer sheets are known to irritate skin, but before you blame the allergy on the sheets, try to investigate if food, wool, perfume, or insect bites in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Many things cause: welts or urticaria. to really find out you need to keep both a food diary and product diary (what goes in your body and what goes on your body) but ev ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scr ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Without seeing the welts, i presume they are hives which can often be controlled with antihistamine. There are however many causes for hives and not ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
MAYBE Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Drug reaction: If you have started taking any new medications that caused the rash then try stopping the medicin ad see if it will improve other wise you have to see ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Not really.: Exercise can cause "cholinergic uritcaria." but this usually occurs after exercise and does not persists for more than a few hours. Your diet would no ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Psoriasis: It very well may not be ring worm but psoriasis. I would recommend a visit with a skin expert.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Because they are so wide spread i would see a doctor. You may want to try over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching and a topical ... Read More
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