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Causes Of Left And Right Arm Itchy Skin
Itchy Arms and Hands: As one of the most exposed areas of the body, the arms are a frequent site of skin rashes. Infections, allergic skin reactions and contact with environmental irritants commonly cause skin rashes on one or both arms. Although most rashes do not pose a serious health threat, infectious skin rashes often require treatment to prevent potentially serious complications. ...Read more
Sudden onset dry itchy skin on face/chest and isolated patches on arms. Recently tested for hypothyroidism, one test normal, other high. Poss cause?
Xerosis: Xerosis or dryness of the skin can have multiple causes including vitamin deficiencies or hypothyroidism. Eat a healthy, balanced diet and take a multivitamin supplement with vitamin a, biotin and zinc. Also, follow up with an endocrinologist to make sure you don't need thyroid hormone supplement. Moisturizer with aveeno or other sensitive skin moisturizer. ...Read more
What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash , burning sensations in bones and joint pain?
Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! i would really urge you visit your md please! too many things going on! please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you ! best of luck! ...Read more
I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, i get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?
Itchy skin turns into fast spreading rash like bumps when scratched. Both arms and right leg. Do have allergies & asthma. Not on meds for allergies.
Happy to help.: There are a couple of possibilities. First, dermatographism is a condition where scratching or marking the skin causes hives. Second, hives can arise without scratching as well. Antihistamines like Zyrtec/Allegra can help. If this persists, I'd recommend seeing an allergist who can allergy test you and help determine if other conditions are present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been on same meds for 8+ months. Now having verry itchy skin and when I get my arms wet I smell like sour. I shower every day. I have lost about 80 lb?
See provider: The physical signs that you describe can be related to a number of metabolic conditions that need to be addressed by your health care provider with a physical exam and lab testing. ...Read more
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hello, lately I've been having itchy skin around random places, arms, back, legs and when i scratch it swells and remains a bump for several days and whe?
I have itchy skin, mostly my legs, arms and back. I haven't changed anything from my soap, sheets, or used any new lotions. No rashes however. ?
Xerosis - dry skin: Dry skin is common in people living in northern climates where home heating during the winter results in very low relative humidity. Interventions that may improve xerosis and related pruritus include: ?Use mild cleansers – Use Dove, not Dial. ?Routine use of skin moisturizers – Vaseline and lotions w/ humectants such as glycerin, lactic acid, or urea. ?Avoid hot showers. ?Use a humidifier ...Read more
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