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Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?
See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further workup/evaluation. Eczema, contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), etc. are all skin condition that you could be suffering from. Getting workup up by a specialist might provide more answers/treatments. ...Read more
Long list.: Itchy hair can be caused by dry scalp, seborrhea, irritants (hair products/treatments), skin infections (can be ringworm, lice, scabies), insect bites, skin disorders (psoriasis or eczema, for example)... The list is long, so it is best to have your gp or a dermatologist check it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been washing my itchy, sore, scalp with dandruff shampoos and dermarest shampoo. My scalp still itches. Why?
Fungal Infection: Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that will only help to treat your barber's itch if you have a super infection with fungus. Ordinarily barber's itch is an inflammatory reaction caused by the misdirected growth of hairs between the skin layers due to shaving/plucking/waxing. Medications generally will not help. ...Read more
Kitten scratched me on my hands, arms, & legs. Have red bumps all over where he scratched. Cat diagnosed w/ ringworm. cat scratch disease or ringworm?
Allergy?: Sounds like an allergic reaction to the scratches. You cannot get ringworm from the scratch itself. Cat scratch fever doesn't develop immediately after the scratch but within a day or two. Symptoms of cat scratch disease include swollen lymph nodes, fever, headache, fatigue, and loss of appetite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Not all jocks get jock itch. It depends on other things like their weight, how much they sweat, whether they have athlete's foot (a fungal infection of the feet, etc. It can even depend on a person's immune system and whether you have diabetes or other illnesses that can predispose to the infection. ...Read more
I have a itchy/red scrotum for along time, i don't scratch, I've tried-no soap, cerave soap, shampoo doesn't get on it, baby rash cream, anti fungal creams?
Jock itch: Nearly everybody gets a jock itch rash at some point in life. Owing to genitalia, boys and adult men are more affected by jock itch rash than women. Jock itch in men occurs due to prolonged wetness in the groin area and friction with clothes or skin. Similarly, female jock itch occurs due to excessive sweating; and sometimes the jock rash appears even beneath the breasts. ...Read more
I hv chronic dandruff wd itching & Hairfall.if I don't shampoo for 1 day my scalp starts stinking & itching bad. seborrheic dermatitis suggestions plz?
Scalp dermatitis? Flakey skin, big flakes, yellow, scalp-like scab texture. Spread to scrotum, wrists, knees, elbows, bleed when combing, hard to comb
Folliculitis type sores all over scalp 5 yrs. No pres.meds, lotions, shampoos or creams clear it. Now stings..like needles poking my scalp.
Does shaving solve pubic lice? After shaving i feel itch. I recently had head lice so i'm scared i might have pubic lice too. It doesn't itch crazy
Recently had lice on scalp. Treated and scare for pubic lice so i shaved my pubic hair. After shaving, it's starts to itch down there. Pubic lice?
Rash started about 3mos ago. Dr thought ringworm.Tried antifungal cream, then cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream. Spread on legs and now ab & butt. No itch or flakes?
Rash: If this has not responded to therapy it needs to be seen by a dermatologist and perhaps biopsied. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more