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Cures For Itchy Swollen Bellybutton
See your eye doctor.: Best to see your eye doctor to determine the cause. It could be from an insect bite, or allergic or infectious. The treatment would be determined by the cause. Generally cold or hot compresses depending on the cause, anti-allergic drops and possibly oral anti-allergic medication (antihistamine) for an allergy or insect bite, antibiotic drops without oral antibiotics for an infection. ...Read more
Stay warm and dry: Chilblains can be prevented by keeping your feet warm and dry. Sometimes Hydrocortisone 1% cream can be used if the skin is itchy and irratated. It is important to find a brand of socks that do not make your feet sweat because the moisture is problematic. A brand that i highly recommend is smartwool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My lower eyelid is slightly swollen and itchy. What could be causing this? And what can I do to cure it?
Eyedrops: Check to see if you are using a new skin product, as this can cause a reaction like this. If this has just popped up spontaneously, you can try using artificial tears 4x/day in both eyes. If that doesn't work, there is a OTC drop: 'Zatidor', which works well. You can also use Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but this will cause drowsiness. If these therapies do not work, consider seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
My arma turn red itchy and swollen after drinking beer. Is this an allergic reaction? Ig yes than how to cure it?
I have a swollen thumb and tiny bumps on my right hand. Both are itchy and painful. Please tell me the cure for it. Thx.
See Hand Specialist: Impossible to tell with limited history but first thing that comes to mind is infectious process from either a bite (insects) or cut. The timing matters, is this a chronic problem or did it happen recently? Painful lesions on the hand usually indicate a herpetic (viral) whitlow. So to really tell you how to fix it, you need to have an expert get a good history and physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I would like to know if there is anthing i can use to stop itchy anckles, and they are also swollen
Swelling concern: Itching can be from rash or dry skin. The selling can be primary or secondary. If it secondary to itching that is ok and treatable with cream. If however swelling is primary a workup for peripheral vascular disease, lymphedema, or congestive heart failure is indicated. See primary care for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 days ago mosquitos bit me and skin became itchy and swollen . but it has not gone away in these 2 days and still itchy. suggest me any OTC med's pls?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): you can buy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Extra Strength Itch stopping cream in the pharmacy and apply 2 or 3 times a day, You can also buy Aveeno Calamine and pramoxine anti itch cream and use it 2-4 times a day. If the redness and itching continues or worsens it could mean an infection and you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
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