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Bacterial Infection Itchy Skin
I currently have a bacterial infection been very itchy scratched so hard caused skin to brake and cause sores that burn how do I heal them?
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Skin bacterial infection on a cut that i got in august which lasted a week. This morning i felt discomfort on the scar & it is red and slightly itchy?
Uncertain: If it gets worse, you should seek medical attention. Otherwise, a little temporary discomfort is not alarming. ...Read more
Left a bacteria throat infection to heal on it's own. Now 3 month later i'm having rashes, bruises, itchy skin, sore muscles, tingling feet, headaches?
Get evaluated ASAP: See your doctor and get it evaluated. This can be serious. ...Read more
Dry skin: The most common cause is overwashing. Minimize bathing, especially with hot water and soap. Fungal infections (athlete's foot) can also cause itching, but more often in the groin (inner thighs) than on the scrotum itself. ...Read more
I have been having itchy,kinda hurts when having intercourse then a lil bit of bleeding on vagina what is it ? Could i have an bacterial infection?
19wf has vaginal on off itchiness / burning 6 mos.was treated with metro.culture was negative for yeast/Bacterial infection after tr.But still burns once an a while. I am on BC pills.also. Going back to college and will have no access to OB. Help!!
Yes: Vaginal itching can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex chronicus which can cause vaginal itching. An evaluation and sometime a biopsy can be helpful. Prevaleaf Soothe is a nice OTC product to keep around. ...Read more
I have a itchy burning vagina. I have genital warts also. My vagina is really raw also. It's not a yeast or bacterial infection. What could it be?
I have a rash under my boob. Very itchy. It just showed up yesterday. I've also had a sore throat for about a month now. No bacterial infection.
Bacterial infection, reoccurring, blistery like pimples, itchy and tender, come back each month on my left ankle, leaves scarring after gone?
See a doctor:
How do you know it is a bacterial infection? It certainly could be...
However, recurrent skin lesions in the same spot can be allergic (contact dermatitis), something like shingles (viral), very rarely cancer or autoimmune.
The only way to be correctly diagnosed and treated is to go and see your doctor quickly. ...Read more
I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?
Itchy rash on palm: An itch rash on the palmar surface of your hand could be several things. Dyshidrotic exzema, contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction to something are possible causes. A fungal infection is a possibility as well. If it is really itchy it could also be scabies, an infection caused by a mite. See your doc who can help figure it out and get you a cream to relieve the itching. ...Read more
May i still use rubbing alchohol that is over 10 years old? I have itchy skin that have infection. Also, should i use alchohol or hydrogen peroxide?
No Alcohol: Alcohol does not sound like a good idea for an irritated skin rash. Peroxide is a gentle antiseptic, and depending on the actual cause of your itchy rash, might be useful. We could definitely help you sort this out in a Prime Consult by getting further history and evaluating photos. We are here 24/7! Thanks for trusting Healthtap! ...Read more
Can stress and or sinus infection cause itchy skin? What do they like?It start itching and when i scratch it a bump appears and after few minutes disapea
I have a very itchy skin sore between the anus and the scrotum. It is almost like a sore swollen raised line between the 2. Had for months.Infection?
Unlikely: Infection, unless with a very benign slowly progressive pathogen would have declared itself and forced you to a doctor by now. But without seeing this and getting a full history, would just be guessing at possible diagnoses. See a doctor. ...Read more
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