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Could It Be Something Bad If I Have Arm Itching
UNDERARM ITCHING: Underarm itching could be due to deodorants and anti-perspirants. Also to soaps. Also to the detergent you are using for your shirts, sweaters, undershirts, or from your jackets. I recommend you change your deodorant and anti-perspirants, wash your body in cetaphil or dove soap, and use all-free & clear as your detergent. ...Read more
Dry skIn...: Try lotion and drink lots of water. ...Read more
Try OTC Meds First: No rash? Just itching.Take any over-the-counter antihistamine with cetirizine, fexofenadine or loratadine. Start with one a day if this doesn't go away, increase it to twice a day. If this doesn't help go see your doctor. If you have a rash and poison ivy is a possibility, use Hydrocortisone cream. Rarely the start of shingles can start as an itch. For this you should see a doctor within 72 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy: The answer is yes. To be certain, you should be skin tested. You might be surprised to learn that house dust mites may be the culprit instead. ...Read more
Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?
6 d ago, spider bite on arm. Itching/burning. Hives spreading inch or more q d. Day three tongue swelled. Hives are now on neck.Should i be worried?
See a dermatologist: Unless you clearly saw and felt the spider, then took it for identification, you have something else. This does not describe a spider bite. Not even close. Also you may not actually have hives. Indicate a need for immediate attention when you call. Meanwhile continue hydrocortisone. Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as a sleeping pill and nothing else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bite on left arm by insect. Not sure what, arm is swollen and itches real bad. Swollen in 2 different places, what could it be?
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