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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Itchy Skin From Having Polymyalgia

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Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more


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Can you get itchy skin from ragweed allergy?

Can you get itchy skin from ragweed allergy?

Yes: Ragweed, besides causing typical allergy symptoms of sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, is a photosensitizer; so the combination of ragweed oil on the skin plus sunlight can cause itching. ...Read more

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What brand lotion should I get for my dry, itchy skin?

What brand lotion should I get for my dry, itchy skin?

Many helpful brands: There are many brands with products that are good for dry skin. Cetaphil, neutrogena, aveeno, (oatmeal) and vaseline are just a few. ...Read more

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I get itchy skin whenever i get hot, like a bath or when I do exercise. What could this be?

I get itchy skin whenever i get hot, like a bath or when I do exercise. What could this be?

Cholinergic hives: Likely cholinergic urticaria/hives, see a doctor for possible treatment options (such as antihistamines). ...Read more

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Having itchy skin irritation, with redness and some swelling. it reallys comes out when I get hot ?

Having itchy skin irritation, with redness and some swelling. it reallys comes out when I get hot ?

Cholinergic hives: This is known as cholinergic urticaria when the small itchy hives appear during the cooling period after a rise in body core temperature. Antihistamines such as zyrtec (cetirizine) can usually prevent this from happening. This condition is not dangerous and often goes away after a few years. Do note that this does not apply to large hives (>1/2 inch in diameter). ...Read more

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Itchy skin everyday. After itch my skin, I get really bad red welts. Don't know why I get itchy skin everyday.

Itchy skin everyday. After itch my skin, I get really bad red welts. Don't know why I get itchy skin everyday.

Dry skin?: Apply a moisturizer all over your body immediately after bathing and preferably again in another 12 hrs +/- bathing. Avoid scented and anti-bacterial soaps. May also try an antihistamine to see if this helps. Check any lotion, medication, supplements which were newly introduced prior to onset of your itching. See dermatologist if problem persists. ...Read more

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What to do if I get itchy skin at the top of my legs and groin?

What to do if I get itchy skin at the top of my legs and groin?

Could be fungal: infection, keep the area dry, change underwear often, use separate towels to dry the groin, can use OTC anti fungal cream, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more