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Mite (Definition)

Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in ...Read more


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Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.

Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.

Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hope you have been followed by your GYN doctor re. the period as well since it is by no means normal. At the minimum, get a CBC to check for anemia. . ...Read more

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I hav a rash on both arms and knees it itches like crazy! had it for a very long time was told cardboard mites but cnt find them I have tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray cream and pill and nothing helps!

I hav a rash on both arms and knees it itches like crazy! had it for a very long time was told cardboard mites but cnt find them I have tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray cream and pill and nothing helps!

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination, but perhaps it is psoriasis or eczema? Read more about these conditions (and a classic picture on the arms, legs) and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more

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I dusted, vaccumed, used vapor rub, cleaned nose took bath still smell dust, tickle in throat, eyes itch, chest hurts , face itches, inner ears itch. ?

I dusted, vaccumed, used vapor rub, cleaned nose took bath still smell dust, tickle in throat, eyes itch, chest hurts , face itches, inner ears itch. ?

Allergies: This sounds like you have some allergies. Dust in homes can be tainted with lead dust, cockroach dander, pet dander, cigarrette smoke, among other toxins and allergic offenders. You need a whopping dose of antihistamine now, say 10 mg cetirizine by mouth. I am worried a little about your chest pain, especially if you have asthma. Do you have an albuterol inhaler at home with spacer? ...Read more

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Edema can cause itching?

Edema can cause itching?

If long standing: rather the venous congestion can lead to stasis dermatitis, which in turn can cause itching, but transient edema rarely does ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause itching?

Can caffeine cause itching?

Yes: I have heard of this happening to others. ...Read more

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Does ovulation cause itching?

Does ovulation cause itching?

No: Ovulation is something that happens internally in the ovaries and as such will not cause itching outside in the genital area. ...Read more

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Can pantoprazole cause itching ?

Can pantoprazole cause itching ?

Any drug can: Almost any drug can cause itching if you have become allergic to it even though allergy to pantoprazole is quite uncommon. The only way to tell is to stop taking it and use another PPI in its place. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more