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Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Benadryl (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Itchy palate, stuffy and itchy node, and dry eyes?

Itchy palate, stuffy and itchy node, and dry eyes?

Seasonal Allergy: Allergies produce an array of symptoms, including eye irritation, sneezing, and congestion. Many natural treatments and home remedies are available, but discuss them with your doctor first. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs

Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs

Allergies: You have gotten exposed to something that you are allergic to. It could be something environmental in the air or some sort of food or skin product. Pay attention and see if you can figure out what it is. Try a non-sedating antihistamine like loratadine to help with the itching. ...Read more

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Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Exam needed.: HSV is unlikely. The redness/itching/flaking is most consistent with seborrheic dermatitis (especially if scalp is also flaky), but that doesn't explain the chronic sore throat. Let your doctor examine you, and perhaps do a throat culture. ...Read more

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What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face. Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days. To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Dry red skin round nasal area and lips, sore at times and dry skin lotion not helping?

Dry red skin round nasal area and lips, sore at times and dry skin lotion not helping?

Atopic dermatitis : This could be atopic dermatitis. Over the counter lowest strength Hydrocortisone cream for a week might help , not longer than that. Can cause skin thinning as a side effect. ...Read more

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Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can allegra (fexofenadine) get rid of itchy, red eyes and runny nose?

Can allegra (fexofenadine) get rid of itchy, red eyes and runny nose?

Possibly: Allegra (fexofenadine) can help with allergy symptoms, but there are eye drops that are very effective for ocular itching and redness. They are prescription drops and you would need to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Allergy Likely: These symptoms are typical from allergic responses. Commonly, these could be from either environmental/seasonal allergy or a contact dermatitis type response (surface flare or inflammation due to coming in direct contact with something you are sensitive to). If basic allergy medications or eye drops do not give adequate relief, see your primary doctor or an allergist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Hot, itchy, red and dry skin rash over legs and arms?

Hot, itchy, red and dry skin rash over legs and arms?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly..Really dry peeling?

Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly..Really dry peeling?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a common ailment resulting from an allergic reaction to certain irritants touching your skin, according to the eye care source website. This can occur from eye make-up or skin foundation. Your eyeliner, mascara, eye shadow or the tools used for applying them may have accumulated bacteria over time. This will irritate your skin, dry it out and perhaps cause it to flake. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and sneezes?

Itchy eyes and sneezes?

Allergies: Most likely its an allergy. Pollen, cats, dust, etc. If the symptoms do not go away, then call your family doc. ...Read more

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Girlfriend itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Girlfriend itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Allergic reaction: You could have an allergic response to something, whether food, lotions, medications or other. You can trial Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical eye drops such as zaditor. You could also have dry skin i suppose too.If you don't respond or get worse, you may need to see a physician who may prescribe oral steroids. Additionally, an exam of your type of skin reaction can lead to clues to the diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red rash around nose and eye brows?

Face rash: See your doctor for diagnosis and therapy. There are a number of different possibilities. One if the most common is seborrheic dermatitis which is controlled by an anti fungal shampoo and a topical Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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Itchy prickly skin all over that move, no rash, slightly lumpy gums & mucosal areas, dry prickly airways, dry itchy eyes, NO runny nose/eyes. Allergy?

Itchy prickly skin all over that move, no rash, slightly lumpy gums & mucosal areas, dry prickly airways, dry itchy eyes, NO runny nose/eyes. Allergy?

Perhaps: Diagnosis cannot be made from your short list of symptoms alone. When was the last time you had a comprehensive Dental examination and a comprehensive Medical physical. If it's been a while, please schedule now. ...Read more

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Day 1 severely swollen face and lips given benedryl and sterroids. Day 3 hives on scalp body pain and itching?

Day 1 severely swollen face and lips given benedryl and sterroids.  Day 3 hives on scalp body pain and itching?

Hives: Mostly due to an allergic reaction to a medication, newly used chemical such as shampoo, hair color, ...., or a new food, like chocolate...... If you can recognize the "agent" avoid it and with the antihistamine and steroid your symptoms should go away otherwise need to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Itchy sore corners of mouth and rash like bumps over entire lip? Lip is hot and itchy.

Itchy sore corners of mouth and rash like bumps over entire lip? Lip is hot and itchy.

Lip rash,sores: From your description ,of rash like bumps on lips,if there excessive itching,and turn into blisters,may be early cold related virus( herpes labialis) not to be linked to std.see your pcp ,may need antiviral medications ...Read more

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Swollen and red and itchy upper eye lid.?

Swollen and red  and itchy upper eye lid.?

Needs diagnosis: There are several possibilities of which an arthropod bite is a common liklihood but it could also be allergic or eczema or dramatic blepharitis. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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IItchy, red rash on legs caused by spandex/polyester leggings. Treating w/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & hydrocortisone cream, but rash is spreading to arms and ears..

Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine): don't use the topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream. Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). 50mg is usually ok but it will make you sleepy. See your doctor tomorrow if you can if rash is still bothering you. Cool shower should help with the itch. It is obvious you have a bad allergic reaction. Go to ER if you develop throat tightening, short of breath, wheezing, or other concerning symptoms other than rash ...Read more