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Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Inflammation from bi: Localized inflammation from insect bite. Use otc steroid cream-hydrocortize cream 1%.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Too non specific a sign, it is most likely just irritation and not a systemic disease. Any other symptoms? Glands? Fever etc. Treat with Hydrocortison ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Itching, without an apparent rash or other abnormalities is likely to be without serious consequences. Try emollients and if it does not get better i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Arm itching: An irritating sensation that creates a desire to scratch the skin of the upper extremity.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
UNDERARM ITCHING: Underarm itching could be due to deodorants and anti-perspirants. Also to soaps. Also to the detergent you are using for your shirts, sweaters, unders ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
Dry skIn...: Try lotion and drink lots of water.
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Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Try OTC Meds First: No rash? Just itching.Take any over-the-counter antihistamine with cetirizine, fexofenadine or loratadine. Start with one a day if this doesn't go awa ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Any rash?: There are several causes for itching - a new medicine, and allergy, a viral infection. If there is a rash or the symptoms last for more than a week, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry: Can't make a diagnosis with history and examination. Recommend med assessment. Take care.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy: The answer is yes. To be certain, you should be skin tested. You might be surprised to learn that house dust mites may be the culprit instead.
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