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Body Itching Scratch Scab Problem
My entire body itches. There is no rash, but I have welts and scabs from scratching. Med's: cymbalta, (duloxetine) levothyroxoid, mult-vitamin. Any ideas to help?
I have raised bumps in my tailbone area. It itches to the point I scratch. Scabs form easily. How do I treat it?
Keep Ur hands off-: -& C Ur PCP 4 starters & get referrals if needed. ...Read more
I have this white scab keeps coming on my finger. A couple months ago I was at the site getting coffee and scratched that spot opening a new container of sugar. I cleaned it with alcohol, put ointment on it with bandage. However this scab itches?
Toxins coming out: Toxins was coming out at the cut but it healed before all the toxins were out. ...Read more
I've had itching down there and if i scratch it gets swollen and sore and now I have a scab on the outer lips and it hurts and itches. What is wrong?
Itching: You may have a yeast infection or eczema. Both conditions can cause itching and redness in your private area but they're treated differently. For a yeast infection, you can use Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day for a week. For eczema, you should use Cortaid twice a day for 1-2 weeks. If there is no improvement, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?
Rash on buttock: You may have something called folliculitis although I do not understand why it is only on one side. This tends to occur when you sweat a lot possibly during exercising. Your general doctor or a dermatologist would be able to help you with the diagnosis and the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My entire body is itching and when I scratch a scab forms then I scratch the scab off and it gets bigger, is there a bigger problem here?
Itching: Oh absolutely! the problem here is the itching, not scabs. You need to see a dermatologist and determine why the itching is occurring. There are many causes of itching, some of them quite serious, and i would advise you do not tary in seeing the dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin: Presumably u may be having long showers and the water falling on ur back may have removed a lot of fat from the skin -making it dry, itchy and rough. If so try to lessen the baths and esp try to avoid hot water baths. Use luke warm water instead and quick baths. A moisturizing cream may also help. If not better or if I surmised incorrectly see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a scab on my head, it's been there for years, doesn't bleed and occasionally itches what might it be?
Dandruff: There is benign condition of skin sloughing off from the scalp and make you uncomfortable . The most important thing to make sure is that it is not fungal infection in which case , you require specific antifungal medication . For simple skin flecking , using anti- dandruff shampoo is something to start with . Good luck. ...Read more
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