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Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since  itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Itching in pregnancy: thre are several causes for itching during pregnancy - and it sommonly affects the palms and soles. it's normal, but annoying. Try moisturizing lotion, and oatmeal baths. Avoid heat and hot baths. ...Read more

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Itch (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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The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching. What could this be from.

The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching.  What could this be from.

Hand/foot pain: There are many dermatologic conditions that could be affecting both your plams and soles of your feet. If the burning and itching is affecting your daily life, try taking an oral anti-histamine and seeing your pcp/dermatologist/podiatrist. ...Read more

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Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet. ?

Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet. ?

Need exam: Palms & soles with these symptoms needs an examination because there a number of things that it could be & these need to be ruled in & out by inspection, blood work, & history. At any rate, if this is an absolutely brand new set of symptoms which have never been discussed with a doctor then, you've now figured out the time to go...NOW.....some blood work will help and then, appropriate medication ...Read more

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What causes redness and swelling, tingling, burning, and itching in my hand?

What causes redness and swelling, tingling, burning, and itching in my hand?

HAND ITCH: Only one hand? How long had it been. It could be something you are in contact with. New soap? Work materials? Gloves? Hobbies? Be a detective. Do you take any oral medications? ...Read more

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I work around fryers and a grill and I have developed a burning, itching rash on my right forearm and hand. It does not go away outside of work.

I work around fryers and a grill and I have developed a burning, itching rash on my right forearm and hand. It does not go away outside of work.

Right handed? : Are you right handed? Think of soaps and other things coming in contact with this area while you work? We might be able to tackle this with a prime visit if we can get some detailed photos. Hard to say much without more detailed history and exam. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Had a reaction to black henna on the back of hand, blistering/burning/itching.Pink scars are now apparent as dye has faded.How can I minimise scars?

Had a reaction to black henna on the back of hand, blistering/burning/itching.Pink scars are now apparent as dye has faded.How can I minimise scars?

Sun protection: Allergic reaction to the henna. The most important thing you can do for the next several months is to aggressively protect the skin from sun exposure. This means broad-spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen, and to wear a glove when driving and keep the area covered. Exposure to sunlight will it increase the chances of increased/decreased pigmentation in the affected skin where you had the allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

Itching amox: i would not take it again. Follow up with an allergist for penicillin allergy testing. You can develop an allergy anytime in life so the fact that in the past you took it without difficulty does not preclude becoming allergic later in life. Please tell every doctor you go to that the last time you took amoxicillin you had itching and a rash, it is very important. Drug allergies can be fatal. ...Read more

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Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones ?

Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones ?

Kidney infection : could be sign of kidney infection or pyelonephritis. I would get some bloodwork and urinalysis, and get a check up by your family doctor ASAP, or if getting worse go to urgent care or ER because you could get worse quickly without antibiotics if indeed it is pyelonephritis. ...Read more