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Deep Itch Inside
Itchiness with Costochondritis?? There's a deep itching inside my chest and around my ribs where I am affected by costochondritis. I haven't heard anyone else report this symptom. Any advice?
Why do the bottoms of my feet itch so badly? It is a deep itch inside my foot, but horrible. No red skin or rash. Not scaley. Thanks!
Skin or foreign body: This may be from a skin condition such as eczema, or fungus in the ear. It may be ear wax that is irritating the ear canal. It may be something that is caught in the ear such as a bug or piece of something that is deep in the ear canal. An examination by medical personal may tell which it is. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
Itching feet: Itching at the bottom of the knee could be just from dry feet. See the bottom of your feet or you may have some contact from your socks or shoes. Are you taking any meds? Or do you have athletes feet? See your Dr please. ...Read more
I am 31 yrs old male. I often feel intense itching deep inside my limbs. Its impossible to scratch because its below the skin surface, deep under. Its often inside one leg, foot or hand. What is this?
I do not know: That symptom as described is an odd one. Maybe the feeling you feel is nerve related or a deep muscle ache referred to as an itch? See a dr. And get an evaluation with some routine lab work to check your electrolytes etc. And maybe something will be discovered to account for this issues. Best wishes. ...Read more
Infection: If there is associated infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
NEVER drain wax, though I have memories of getting wax extractions as a child.Blockage or just dont produce anymore?Also strong itch DEEP inside, why?
Ear wax: Your ears need to be checked if you are concerned about blockage or deep itch. Ear wax is formed throughout life- usually falls out on it's own. Ear canals are larger in adults than children so there is usually less blockage in adults. Never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear:) Follow up with doctor who can take a look into your ears. ...Read more
Neuropathy: If symptoms persist seek medical attention.Get a more detailed answer ›
Weird itchy sensation in my back or upper back in the lung area? Its like i need to scratch but the itch is deep inside.
My lower legs get very itchy despite using lotions and creams. Seems itch is deep inside. What could be causing this?
Son has itches which when scratched arise from deep within skin. They do not heal but develop watery pustules, which bleed, dry up then return?
I have vaginal swelling on the outside, it hurts inside after intercourse, sometimes it changes color(deep red), and sometimes itches..What is it?
See an OB/GYN: You need to be examined to diagnose this. Take care of it soon. Good luck. ...Read more
My ear is driving me nuts! it itches way down deep and has been for 3 days. People say allergies but those aren't bothering me. What's the deal?
What does it mean if your ear itches all the time deep inside the ear? I also have liquid in my ear my doctor said
You: Should be asking that question of the doctor who evaluated you. ...Read more
Hi.. I have dry ear problem n need to use ear bud every two days to remove wax else it itches very badly. Sometimes I get black wax n black skin flakes .
If I penetrative deep..I feel relieved but after a day or so get pus n blood. .seems like a boil i
See DR: Seborrheic dermatitis is very common. Frequently ear drops containing aminoglycosides are used. These are common sensitizers. The allergic contact dermatitis due to neomycin or colymycin or bacitracin results in itch + weeping + sweling. Itch may be so severe as to cause brisk rubbing. The rubbing can be hard enough to cause pain, swelling, bleeding, weeping. Remedy is to use only cortisone drops. ...Read more
Throat itches and is sore deep in neck and deep inside ears hurt and pop when i swallow what could this be?
Itchy Back: Too bad i cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more
Baking soda: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with a credit card. Clean with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 minute. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway or tongue swelling – call 911. ...Read more
Pearl piercing?: Some people are very allergic to the metals and materials in tongue piercing. Also, the hole around the piercing can get infected. Allergy and infection can cause the area to itch. Wound induced neuropathy can cause your tongue to itch. In general, tongue piercings put you at risk for many serious and annoying side effects. ...Read more
Stye/Hordeolum: Which are infections of either an apocrine or sebaceous gland are usually easily treated. However, if you have persistent swelling and have followed the course of treatment prescribed, an incision and drainage may be indicated if resolution does not begin in the next 48-72 hours after warm compresses are started. ...Read more