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what is abdominal skin itching

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: Mine is itchy right now!
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Dr. Paul Williams
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not often: Abdominal skin itching often accomplanies other skin itching, but by itself may be due to a localized problems such as contact dermatitis or stretch m ... Read More

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily..: This is quite a common condition in winter time in the northeast regions..Or anywhere that is cold and dry. When the tempt gets cold and the air is d ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be allergy: Abdominal skin itching often accomplanies other skin itching, but by itself may be due to a localized problems such as contact dermatitis or stretch m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Need more info.: There are several conditions that come to mind. Itching in the lower abdomen can be caused by nickel contact dermatitis from the snaps of jeans. Duri ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Any rash?: Skin itching is common, and can be chronic or only occur for a short time. You should see your doctor if it has been present for several days or if t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Skin itching may be due to dryness in cold weather. If there is no associated rash you may try emollients and see a doctor if persists for more than ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Abdominal skin itch: Itching is an irritating sensation that leads to the desire to scratch one's skin. Skin is the outermost tissue of the body.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hydrocortisone: You might try Hydrocortisone cream, which you can get without a prescription.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Your tolerance: It depends on the cause of the itch. If it is due to dry skin common in cold weather, using an emollient, skin lotion may take care of it. If there ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Find the cause: Itching or pruritis has many causes, good idea to identify the underlying cause. Best if the cause is identified. Antihistamines are often prescribed.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
OTC oral/topical: Skin itch can be treated with topical Cortaid (or any generic Hydrocortisone 1% cream) and/or oral anti-histamines (benedryl, zytrec, allegra, clariti ... Read More

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