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Its been days my foreskin is irritable, itchy and a bit reddish, its painful to pull the foreskin backwards, what could be the cause, ?

Its been days my  foreskin is irritable, itchy and a bit reddish, its painful to pull the foreskin backwards, what could be the cause, ?

Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis (glans penis) and in a diabetic is almost always due to a yeast/fungal infection which grow well where there is moisture and sugar. Treatment: control blood sugar, good penile hygiene, a topical antifungal cream (otc or prescription) applied twice daily, and a prescription for an oral antifungal pill (e, g, fluconaxole). Call md. ...Read more

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Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Otitis externa: If you pull the tragus, and there is tenderness, this may imply an otitis externa infection. This may indicate swimmers ear. Swimmers ear is an infection of the ear canal. It can happen from swimming or simply being submerged in the bathtub. A physician can look inside the canal to detect inflammation or signs of infection. This may then require topical antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more

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What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

Fungal disease: Itchy, painful bumps on the toes may be caused by a fungal disease. You may also have contact dermatitis. See a podiatrist for evaluation, possible culture, and treatment with medication. In the meantime, keep your feet dry, allow them some sunshine and air, and try zeasorb powder in your shoes to absorb moisture. ...Read more

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I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it? It is painful when I wash my face.

I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it?
It is painful when I wash my face.

Bump: This could be an ingrown hair follicle or a simple inclusion cyst that shows some signs of irritation or inflammation. Warm soaks should help, but if redness spreads antibiotics by mouth may be needed. See a physician in that case for diagnosis and treatment.. ...Read more

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15mts sick, itchy/painful, body sores.Had West.Blot for Lyme, 1active-58kd igG band. Know I need 5/10 for +, but what else causes 58kd to be active?

15mts sick, itchy/painful, body sores.Had West.Blot for Lyme, 1active-58kd igG band. Know I need 5/10 for +, but what else causes 58kd to be active?

Explanation : In your case 58kd mean nothing. It's call crossreactivity and can not proof Lyme D. with your rashes/sore you definitely need help. May be dermatologist will help. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

What could cause swollen, red, painful, and sometimes itchy toes only in the winter season?

Erythromelagia?: This is characterized by burning pain and warmth and redness of the extremities. Although your description does not completely match what is considered erythromelagia this is the characteristic description. Itchy toes always make one think of fungus infection - athletes foot. In winter wearing heavier shoes and boots may be involved, or else you are allergic to your winter boots. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of a left side swollen painful clavical with a non itchy red rash?

Shingles: Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more