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Hi. I have itchy burning sensation on my palms, mostly near my joints. What could be the cause? How can I make it stop?

Hi.  I have itchy burning sensation on my palms, mostly near my joints.  What could be the cause?  How can I make it stop?

Carpal tunnel: It could be carpal tunnel syndrome, caused by compression of the nerves in the wrists. It could also be a contact or irritant reaction to something you applied to your hands. There are some internal diseases that can cause it too, but that is less common. Your doctor should be able to tell you if it's carpal tunnel, or refer you to an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have lots of red itchy burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

I have lots of red itchy  burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

Eczema: Hard to tell for sure without seeing this, but eczema often looks and acts like this. Treatment is to avoid soaps, solvents and prolonged water contact, mid potency topical steroids. ...Read more

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I have been using some hand cream for awhile and my hands are really red and itchy there also burning is this signs of allergic reaction?

I have been using some hand cream for awhile and my hands are really red and itchy there also burning  is this signs of allergic reaction?

Yes: Contact dermatitis can cause red and itchy skin. Contact dermatitis can be due to a hand cream, soap, cosmetic, etc. Treatment includes removing the offending agent, steroid creams and antihistamine pills to reduce the itch. ...Read more

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I have hand herpes. No open sores (went from burning-2 days, tingling/itchy-2 days, nothing-2 days, to barely visible sores which feel like pins/needles and burning sensation. Today is day 9 and already feeling better, and sores are less visible with le

I have hand herpes.  No open sores (went from burning-2 days, tingling/itchy-2 days, nothing-2 days, to barely visible sores which feel like pins/needles and burning sensation.  Today is day 9 and already feeling better, and sores are less visible with le

Herpetic sore on han: Verify the diagnosis and that not foot mouth/ dermatitis herpetiformis, chronic vesicular hand dermatitis,pompholyx, prophyria, pemphygoid .if herpes do not touch eyes,leads to eye infection. If recurrent herpes, consider lysine 500 mg a day for prevention or Valtrex/ Acyclovir x 1 year.Consider underlying conditions that cause recurrence( like autoimmune dx). Follow with dermatologist ...Read more

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Itchy and tingly feeling in neck, arm&hand. Neck stiffness and shoulder pain and headache,tingling&burning in face &head on same side.What it could be?

Itchy and tingly feeling in neck, arm&hand. Neck stiffness and shoulder pain and headache,tingling&burning in face &head on same side.What it could be?

Residuals of dentals: So sorry you're feeling this way. From your conditions listed certainly it would appear that your symptoms should have something to do with the dental problems you were having. Has that tooth been since extracted? Have you spoken with the dentist or oral surgeon about your current status? If you'd like to look me up at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi KeyCode: PDXFNR we can speak in more depth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is avoe vera good for flacky dry, itchy, burning, inflamed skin?

Can you tell me is avoe vera good for flacky dry, itchy, burning, inflamed skin?

Sometimes -: Don't use it in place on a good moisturized though. Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. ...Read more

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Why does itchy dry skin lotion make you feel like your burning?

Why does itchy dry skin lotion make you feel like your burning?

Irritation: Irritated skin will burn with contact with water. Burning usually resolves in a few minutes, and will stop once healed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of itchy and burning dry skin??

What is the treatment of itchy and burning dry skin??

Itchy & burning skin: Your doc or a dermatologist will determine if your skin need medical treatment. Beyond that, low vitamin B 12 can produce itching as can dry winter heat in homes. Sesame oil directly on the skin can help. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My lips are swollen, itchy, burning and they have a sort of rubbery feel when they're dry?

My lips are swollen, itchy, burning and they have a sort of rubbery feel when they're dry?

May be lip eczema: Persistent irritated lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help. ...Read more

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I have a white chunky discharge and a itchy burning sensation and the lips feel like they're dry. Help?

I have a white chunky discharge and a itchy burning sensation and the lips feel like they're dry. Help?

Sounds like yeast: These symptoms sound most like a yeast infection. You can try otc treatments like monistat, and if it doesn't improve see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can your scalp be itchy, dry, or burning after using ketoconazole shampoo?

Can your scalp be itchy, dry, or burning after using ketoconazole shampoo?

Shampoo irritation: Symptoms of itching and dryness after using a new product may be irritation to the active ingredient, or coloring or fragrance. Let your doctor know if you need to stop using the shampoo due to discomfort. Another formulation or active ingredient may suit you better. ...Read more

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I have a dry, itchy, and sometimes burning rash on my sides, right arm, and back. What could be causing this?

Needs exam: Your rash may have multiple causes and needs to be examined for proper diagnosis. Start with your primary care doctor and if they don't figure it out, a dermatologist can help. ...Read more