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Causes Of Itchy Red Back
I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?
I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.
Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
My bf, when he goes in the cold, comes back in & his exposed skin is bright red & itchy. What could it be caused by? Anything cold: water, ice, temperature. Should he go to a dermatologist or someone else?
Contact dermatitis: Sounds like you got into contact with something that irritated the skin on your hands. Think carefully about any new products, soaps, laundry detergents, etc, and try to avoid them. Were you out in the woods near poison ivy perhaps? Use a gentle moisturising cream like cetaphil or neutragena if the skin is dry. Use hydrocortisone 1% twice a day for up to 10d if it starts to itch. ...Read more
What is this red round itchy scaly patch on the neck and nape. Tried clotrimazole. It subsides but then goes back. What causes it? How to cure it?
I been getting red itchy bumps in upper thigh, back, and arms and want to know what's the cause of it?
Fungal dermatosus: A of dermatological conditions that can cause non specific papules that itch in the sweat gland distribution of the axilla, upper back and groin. The most common dermatoses seen in moist skin clad regions of the body are fungal. Excessive sweat alone can cause the formation of itchy papules, pustules and abscesses called hydradenitis. Try a fungal powder, Benadryl cream and 1% hydrocortison ...Read more
What can a dry red patchy/itchy rash on my chest, face, eye lids be caused by? Had same rash awhile ago and it went away within a week. Its back now
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis ? Skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the same. ...Read more
Backs of hands are red itchy burning & warm to the touch. When i scratch a lot they swell. Cause? I take singulair (montelukast) for asthma. Can I use hydrocortison
See an MD: Your description sounds like contact dermatitis. It is recommended that you see a physician before applying otc creams which will change its appearance and the diagnosis will be more difficult later. It is important to accurately diagnose the rash and treat it adequately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer