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Can Alcohol Cause Itching
Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.
Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hope you have been followed by your GYN doctor re. The period as well since it is by no means normal. At the minimum, get a CBC to check for anemia.. ...Read more
I received a cortisone shot alcohol based. ..third one a week ago. Injection site itches...didn't the last two times. How long will it itch?
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 was bitten by a tick in october and it hasn't healed yet. It itches when I touch it I've tried neosporin that did nothing I've tried 99percent rubbing alcohol and it still won't heal its not infected but it still has a scab over it that's been 4 months no
Hello.: Hello. You might have a tick-bite granuloma. It usually develops days or months after the bite and can take months to years to resolve. This might be caused by fragments of the tick still in your skin or might just have been a reaction to the tickâ€™s saliva. Itching is not uncommon. Bacteria and parasites can often co-occur with ticks. Your doctor might prescribe something like triamcinolone cream to help resolve it more quickly. Please be aware that I cannot diagnose the cause of your problem. Take care. ...Read more
Husband quit drinking alcohol a month ago and skin itches, keeps him up at night even when taking antihistamine. Related to quitting drinking?
Not expected.: Alcohol usually worsens itching unless one has drunk oneself into a semi-stupor. Not all itching is induced by histamine and thus it may not work at all. Dry skin is the most common cause for itching without a rash, consider applying a moisturizer <3 mins after bathing to see if this helps. Make sure that no new medication or supplement was introduced shortly before the onset of itching. ...Read more
So I've noticed a series if bumps below my Lower lip going towards my chin. It kinda itches. When I popped one it just bled. I've been putting isopropyl alcohol on it. It kind of feels scaly. I'm 20 years old and I haven't had see in a year or so. But in
I cut my hand with my finger nails and now it itches and it is slightly risen and red. I rubbed it with alcohol and put antibiotic. What is it.
Hi, my umbilicus itches and has grey discharge with very bad smell. Been doing alcohol swab for a week but didn't work. Should I apply antibiotic cream?
No: Omphalitis on an adult is usually due to a very deep umbilicus [persistent urachus may be the cause] and a hairy abdomen. The hairs have tiny barbs which cause them to line up and insinuate relentlessly into the base of the navel. This is very irritating. The remedy is to use a clamp which will enable removal of all the debris in there. I recommend Castellani solution. Alcohol and gentian violet w ...Read more
It can: The typical symptoms of cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) are urinary urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and lower abdominal/bladder discomfort. An itching sensation in the penis or pelvic region (and not other areas of the body or skin) can be seen as well but less common. Prostatitis and urethritis infections more commonly associated with itching in the lower urinary tract. ...Read more
Many pain medicines:
Can cause itching. The opioids are good pain relievers, but they often comes with intense itching. In some situations, itching is caused by an allergy to a medicine.
Regardless what is the cause notify your prescribing physician to ovoid future complications. ...Read more
Niacin?: If you've taken in a lot of Niacin and are sensitive to it, it can make you itch like crazy. I don't know of anything else from reading the ingredients of this particular preparation. Maybe somebody else on healthtap has an idea. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: I assume your question is if the skin rashes and associated itchiness are caused by metal in your bras. To answer the question, we would first need to take a look at your skin. If it looks like dermatitis only at the contact area with your bras, we would need to check to see if it is due to metal allergy. To do all of that, you need to come see a local allergist. ...Read more
None specifically: To my knowledge there are no medications that are specifically known to cause itching gums (as a side effect). See your dentist for an oral evaluation. It's probably something else that causing it. If your dentist doesn't think it's dentally related, see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Common rashes: The most common causes of itching include hives, eczema, dryness or fungal infections. Using only unscented soaps is advised. Using an unscented moisturizer and taking a non-sedating antihistamine can be helpful. If not improving, see a physician to see if you need an anti-fungal cream or topical steroid cream. ...Read more
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