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Why do I experienced itchy face?

Why do I experienced itchy face?

Depends: Cold exposure can do it; dry skin can; and (obviously) an allergic reaction can. For the first two, usually a moisturizer will help improve it. The allergy needs the triggering item removed to resolve--review what goes on your face (soaps, colognes, shaving, etc.)--if any new ones, stop for a couple days and see if feeling resolves. If not, try the moisturizer, then see dr if that fails. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I've been getting a really itchy face for about a month now. Am i allergic to the air or something?

I've been getting a really itchy face for about a month now. Am i allergic to the air or something?

Long topic: Many causes, allergy is one of the causes, see an allergist if no help then dermatologist, your profession pl, as it might be latex, stress has a big role nedds work up. Avoid hiatamine producing foods ( p.Nut, shrimp, strawberry) appatame, aspirin. Take claitine 1 twice a day for 2 weeks might be your make up and tooth paste. ...Read more

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Red itchy face and neck?

Red itchy face and neck?

Allergy: If you get it often when upset it is anxiety, if it just happened it may only be an allergy. If there are bumps involved you need to see doctor for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do about swollen itchy face after using face mask last night?

What to do about swollen itchy face after using face mask last night?

Allergy reaction: Your allergic to the content of the mask stop using it apply Hydrocortisone cream and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) from over the counter apply some ice or cold wash cloth. ...Read more

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I get an itchy face when I eat peanut butter but not normal peanuts?

I get an itchy face when I eat peanut butter but not normal peanuts?

Some thing in: peanut butter. You may be allergic to an additive in peanut butter that is not normally present in peanuts per se. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have red itchy face & eyes & is sore?

I have red itchy face & eyes & is sore?

Consultation advised: A picture is worth a thousand words. You may want to have an online INBOX consultation on Health Tap. You can upload images of your face. You would have to include closeups in sharp focus. You would also need to be available for 24 hours to reply to any questions the physician would need to ask you. http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an itchy face that's not from allergies?

How can I get rid of an itchy face that's not from allergies?

Avoid exposure: It is important to recognise how you are in contact with the responsible substances or substances so that, where possible, you can avoid it or at least reduce exposure. For example if your skin on your face is dry , stay away using too hot water when you take a shower. It make your facial skin more dry and itchy. Also using emollient creams and topical steroids assists in healing. ...Read more

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What causes me to get fast palpitations when i sleep, bend to pick up anything, vision fades slowly, hot ttingling itchy face?

What causes me to get fast palpitations when i sleep, bend to pick up anything, vision fades slowly, hot ttingling itchy face?

Palpitations: Symptoms are suggestive of an abnormal heart rhythm usually svt based on your age. Bending over can cause premature beats which initiate the abnormal rhythm and it can commonly occur at night/at rest. It can be an increased sensitivity to a normal/fast normal heart rhythm. Obtain a monitor from your md to determine if an abnormal heart rhythm is present that may need to be treated. ...Read more

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I don't know why I have a sandpaper itchy face recently. It is on and off. I don't know if it is something serious or use of progesterone cream.?

I don't know why I have a sandpaper itchy face recently.  It is on and off.  I don't know if it is something serious or use of progesterone cream.?

Where is progesteron: Where are you using Progesterone cream on face? Progesterone cream is be use on abdominal areas, and quality varies widely.Vstop Progesterone cream temporarily and see if there is difference.Cerave or other moisturizers along with flaxseed powder with omega 6 fatty acids will help. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc .But i've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil..What 2do?

I have psoriasis on my elbows, etc .But i've been dealing with a red irritated dry flaky and itchy face. Been using witchhazel & caster oil..What 2do?

Varies on severity: Small patches may respond well to various potencies of steroid cream, vit.D-like drugs, or vit a-derived meds. Larger areas of involvement may require immunosuppressant therapy like Methotrexate or new immune-modulator drugs like infliximab, etanercept, etc. The latter drugs have many side effects and precautions; so you should be under the care of a specialist in those. ...Read more

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I have a bumpy itchy face rash along with swelling. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a bumpy itchy face rash along with swelling. What can I do to get rid of it?

Rash: There are lot of causes of an itchy rash on a face. Most of the time it is atopic dermatitis that requires hypoallergenic moisturizers and at times steroid cream but the rash needs to be looked at by your physician to exactly what is the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get an itchy face and swelling around my eyes due to allergies. Best perscription?

I get an itchy face and swelling around my eyes due to allergies. Best perscription?

Puffy allergy eyes: Itching and swelling are two classic symptoms of allergies and often respond well to antihistamines. Most popular antihistamines now are non-sedating and available without a prescription. Zyrtec, Allegra and Claritin & their generics are all used for this. For eyes, otc zaditor and prescription Pataday or Bepreve (bepotastine besilate) work; for skin, otc cortisone 10. Best treatment: allergy shots-they fix allergies. ...Read more

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Rash on face, little itchy, face feels hot, changes from dark bright red to light red at times, headache. Is it cholesterol med or sun?

Read drug info: This is most likely a reaction to the sun but your medications may make you photo sensitive and prone to a rash. If this is the area to which you are applying steroid, that could also be a cause. ...Read more

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Hi, lately ive had itchy arms and an itchy face. My skin doesn't seem to be abnormal or even dry. I'm not using any new soaps so I don't understand.

Hi, lately ive had itchy arms and an itchy face. My skin doesn't seem to be abnormal or even dry. I'm not using any new soaps so I don't understand.

Itch with no rash: Generally itchy skin without any rash or fungal infection relates to dry or irritated skin. Many irritants are encountered in our environment and these may include fragrances, preservatives or plant extracts in the products we use. Irritant or allergen induced itching will eventually rash. If not the above, then blood tests are done to rule out an underlying condition ...Read more

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Red itchy face for six weeks. On anti histamine. Not going. Relief from diprobase temp. On warfarin three years. Worse on eve in bed????? Help please

Red itchy face for six weeks. On anti histamine. Not going. Relief from diprobase temp. On warfarin three years. Worse on eve in bed????? Help please

See derm: It may be from rosacea which may cause itching at times gut unusual to develop for the first time at your age. It may also be from a contact allergy from facial preparations such as shaving cream or after shave. See Derm if these were not your problems. ...Read more

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I've developed an itchy face ears mouth, can I take fexofenadine and loratadine together for faster results?

I've developed an itchy face ears mouth, can I take fexofenadine and loratadine together for faster results?

Yes but: You can use them together but they're practically identical so i don't know that you'll get much mileage out of the combination. You'd do better to use a second, different medicine with the antihistamine like a topical steroid cream. Or for really awful cases, an oral (or im) steroid. (you'd need to see your doc for that). If the itch is due to fungal infection, it must be addressed. ...Read more

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I was sleeping and I woke up to a red face,bumps,and a very itchy face and ears. I don't know how this had happened?

I was sleeping and I woke up to a red face,bumps,and a very itchy face and ears.
I don't know how this had happened?

Can't say: This could have a variety of causes. It would need to be visualized and a history would need to be obtained to provide you diagnosis or further info. ...Read more