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Does Sweating Cause Severe Itching In The Back Of The Neck
My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats.?
Cholinergic?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read more
I have severe itching in specific areas; left calf, lower back neck, left thigh & above left armpit. Negative bloodwork and inconclusive biopsies help?
If you have not seen a Dermatologist about this you must do so as soon as possible.
If you have seen the Dermatologist but are not comfortable, ask your family or friends to find a different Dermatologist for you.
Please let me know what develops. I am confident that this will be taken care of by a Dermatologist. ...Read more
I have severe itching on my inner thighs and neck with white patches. The itching is so bad that I can't sleep at night. What is this?
I have lice and am doing treatment this evening. I am so uncomfortable and embarrassed over the severe itching. What can I do about the neck rash?
Had three epson salts baths over the weekend. Last one on moday night. Developed severe itching yesterday on my scalp, ears, face, neck and chest.?
Rash: A picture is worth a thousand words do Healthtap visit with pictures for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Enlarged posterior cerv nodes for a few years. I had 2 cats scans, but no other tests. I have severe itching at nite & occ nite sweats. Should I worry?
Has there been: Discussion of a biopsy? If the nodes have been significant enough to image over time and have not resolved it could be time for more investigation. ...Read more
Severe itching/rash head/neck/chest after handling cat I have had 5 years. Sudden cat allergy? Is it his saliva? He licks my hair too. What to take?
Antihistamine: Rash can be treated with an antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical hydrocortisone cream, but may require prednisone RX if needed. If no cat allergy after five years, most likely something the cat picked up causing allergic reaction. Cats don't like to be washed but this one should. ...Read more
I am allergic to sulphur a student doctor gave me it after I told her I was allergic now I have swelling of my face and throat and severe itching?
Go to ED: If your throat and face are swelling you should go immediately to the ed. ...Read more
Experiencing moderate to (sometimes) severe itching on the back of my tongue, inner ears and nose. Seems to only happen in the morning or at night?
Allergies: You may have an allergy to something in your home, if this is where it occurs the most. It could be dust mites in your bedding or furniture or perhaps pet dander. Avoidance of allergens is the best first step to take. This may require cleaning up your environment. If problem still occurs, consider seeing MD for allergy testing. Antihistamines OTC work well for itchiness that you describe. ...Read more
I developed severe itching on the back of my head. Within and hour a lump approx 2 1/2 in by 1 1/2 developed. Oval, sore today. Take remicade (infliximab) and mtx?
Evaluation: This requires further evaluation. There may be an infection or side effect of your medications, both of which can cause suppression of the immune system. ...Read more
Redness and crusting on the back of my hands and legs. They have some small bubbles and often get severe itching. Any treatment for this?
I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do?
I have slightly swollen lymph node in my neck that itch. Also have severe fatigue, itching all over, right breast is severely itchy, enlarged, misshapen, and has on add appearance and an area that looks blue just under the nipple. Drenching night sweats,
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May be nerve...: Without a visible rash and/or break in the skin, the sensation of "itching" is nerve related. Keep track of what may be related to its onset - such as 1) did you eat something that triggered it?, 2) did you wear something that irritated the area?, 3) did you move a certain way that may have aggravated it? DISCUSS with your PCP too - sometimes may be related disease - like diabetes, thyroid, etc. ...Read more
Severe itching inside stomach abdomen, chest and back. All the reports are normal. Solution please?
What did the DR say?: What "reports"? What have you tried so far? If you have access to a skin specialist, go there. ...Read more
There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?
Yes: It sounds like athlete's foot, a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Try using an over-the-counter medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. Use the medications as directed, and if it doesn't improve or worsens, see your doctor. It might be another problem, requiring a different course of treatment. ...Read more
What is the cause of pain inside the maxilary which make severe itching only on one or two teeth in upper side and pain radiates to headache?
I have 15 years old scar over left medial malleolus now suddendly I got severe itching with redness over one side edeges of scar....probable cause?
Scar itch: Not enough information to help, you as this would depend on how long you have had these symptoms and how large the area so best to have a health care worker examine it or perhaps more info may help. ...Read more
Hyperkeratosis pilar: This is an hereditary condition of the skin with extremely dry skin, obstruction of hair follicles, overgrowth of the follicles and often redness. The skin feels prickly with small (1 mm) red bumps around the follicles. The basic treatment is lots of moisturizer. This rash occurs all over the body but mainly on the extremities. Lymphoma is associated with itch mostly, and the rash is different. ...Read more
My husband is stage 4 CKD he has severe itching to the point he has sores and causes them to bleed. He takes 50mg benedryl not helping. Any advice?
What could cause severe burning inside my body that turns to severe itching all over my body without any visible rash on my body....?
Can a staph infection spread throughout your body & cause some to severe itching & hard bumps in certain places of the body?
Yes: Yes this type infection can cause this it needs an evaluation in person by a doctor if your symptoms are severe go to the Emergency room of the hospital ...Read more
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