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Eczema Night Itching
It might.: Most kinds of jock itch is either inflammed irritated skin or harboring a dermatophyte like candida. Just as there are different kinds of diaper rashes and medicaments to treat them, some of these may help with jock itch. Keeping the skin cool and dry is the best beginning for treatment. ...Read more
Itching, and rashing legs, thighs, arms, stomach, itching in genitals. Extremely itchy at night! What's going on?
Scabies: Scabies is generally diagnosed by the history and appearance of the skin, confirmed with a skin scraping and microscopic examination. Scabies live under the skin of any part of the body, usually spots that are protected (in skin folds, under the waist band, etc.). Hopefully this is not the case, but is certainly a possibility! ...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
Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?
Possobly hives: If the itchy bumps go away in 24 hrs, and then come back; or they have an appearance of " moving around", they are probably hives. But there are a lot of skin rashes looking like itchy bumps, like bug bites.... Better to consult a dermatologist or allergist to make a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perioral dermatitis: The word ‘perioral’ means ‘around the mouth’ while dermatitis stands for ‘inflammation of the skin’. It is actually an inflammation of the facial skin due to the development of small eruptions around the mouth. It is commonly seen in young women. But it sometimes also affects men. In this condition, you can see papules or tiny red bumps around the lips. There is also a burning sensation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IItchy, red rash on legs caused by spandex/polyester leggings. Treating w/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & hydrocortisone cream, but rash is spreading to arms and ears..
Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine): don't use the topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream. Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). 50mg is usually ok but it will make you sleepy. See your doctor tomorrow if you can if rash is still bothering you. Cool shower should help with the itch. It is obvious you have a bad allergic reaction. Go to ER if you develop throat tightening, short of breath, wheezing, or other concerning symptoms other than rash ...Read more
Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?
At nite I have extremely itchy upper arms, crawling feeling, No rash lumps skin problems eczema etc allergy tabs don't relieve it?
Dry skin: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer and probably in another 12 hrs +/- bathing. If this does not help, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
What helps the extreme fibro itch? I've tried prescription hydrocortisone 2.5%, eczema lotion, & aveeno oatmeal bath. Help!!!
"fibro- itch"": Sorry- I am not certain what you are referring to. Please clarify your question. Fibromyalgia- is not a itching illness. I suggest OTC antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec. I see you are also taking Norco- this can be a narcotic side effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: For pruritus ani of unknown cause treatment typically begins with measures to reduce irritation and trauma to the perianal area. Stool softeners can help prevent constipation. If this is not effective topical steroids, capsaicin, or injected Methylene Blue may be tried. If the itchiness is secondary to another condition such as infection or psoriasis these are typically treated. ...Read more
Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?
See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further workup/evaluation. Eczema, contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), etc. are all skin condition that you could be suffering from. Getting workup up by a specialist might provide more answers/treatments. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby has eczema, he scratches real bad. What can I do to stop or decrease the itches?
Hydration: Soak in water, use less soap, barely dry and slather in petrolatum base product on a daily basis. There may be some help with presctiption medicaitons. Keep gloves or mittens on the avoid too much scratching. Humidify the room carefully to increase the ambiet moisture in the air. Topical otc anti-itch creams may help. If worse, see your pcp, dermatologist or other health care provider. ...Read more
Was scratching my neck only to find a very small cluster of tiny bumps. This patch didn't go away and still itches here and there. Eczema?
My eyebrows are thin and flaky sometimes and they have tiny bumps on my brows usually itches. Could it be eczema?
I have eczema on my butt leading to my vagina how can I clear it up with OTC products it itches bad and i scratchnit?
Possible to develop eczema from wedding rings? Have two stripes of red, bumpy skiin where my rings usually are, itches a lot.
Wedding Ring Allergy: An allergic reaction to your wedding ring, a condition officially known as wedding ring dermatitis, causes the skin underneath to become red, itchy and dry. While the rash may be a true allergy to platinum, it can also be an allergic reaction to nickel contained in the ring or a skin irritation from trapped residue between the ring and the skin. A dermatologist help determine the cause. ...Read more
Hi- does keratosis pilaris have flare up? My skin itches and dry but, feel sticky. It could be eczema. What can I do? It's in the creasesof my body.
My 5 months old baby girl has eczema. She is completely breastfed. She constantly itches and i can't leave her alone. How can I help her?
My daughter 2 years constantly itches her head but no dendruff or eczema, changed several shampoos. What can it be?
Head lice? ringworm?: Itchy scalp can mean many things, including treatable causes, such as head lice (pediculosis capitis) or ringworm (tinea capitis. I would start by bringing your daughter to see her doctor, who may find a treatable cause, or may recommend therapeutic shampoos for conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, or creams for eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a red rash on my left side that itches tried vassilene. I also have a skin condition like eczema but starts with a K. What could it be??
Keratosis pilaris: there is really no way to tell you exactly what you have, without seeing it. So you should make an appointment with the dermatologist to see if you have some type of eczema which can be treated nicely. One condition, call keratosis pilaris, can be treated in some cases. ...Read more
skin patch for 5 years. It itches deeply, sometimes bleeds, sometimes like a scar with a red center sometimes scaly. What is it? not like my eczema
My son 17 woke up with itchy rash patch on neck that looks a lot like eczema patch. hes never had eczema before. it itches and is inflamed. what is it? also says he doesnt feel well.
Can't say for sure: The most common reason for a localized outbreak on the skin is a contact reaction to some trigger agent. This could be liquid/solid/metal/plant/etc. If it's raw, sometimes a mild OTC steroid cream will help.A localized reaction is rarely the cause or part of another illness. That is likely something else. ...Read more
I have eczema on the insides of my feet that itches so bad that I have scratched with a fork until they bleed and i can no longer wear shoes. Help!
My face has red splotches and itches but burns when i sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work
Have it re-evaluated: 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
The ring worm on my hand seems to not go away. But if the ring worm is gone could it be eczema that took its place.It itches like crazy. & with heat?
Possibly: It could even have been eczema from the beginning; sometimes they're hard to tell apart. Make sure you're using hypoallergenic skin cleansers and lotions, and if you've already used a fungal cream 3 times daily for 2 weeks without improvement, stop that and start Hydrocortisone 1% ointment 2 times daily. If not improving after a few days, please see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Rash on the inner top of my foot. It is red, dry, it itches and hot water hurts so bad. Eczema or possibly athletes foot?
I have eczema and they usually appear on my legs eight my thigh or my foot. It doesn't hurt but it itches. What should I do?
My inner ear itches so bad. Drops didn't help. I have allergies and internal eczema. Can either cause the inside of my ear to itch like crazy?
Roundish mostly flast red dry spot on cheek- itches sometimes.I don't know if it is eczema or ringworm.1 month ago had same prob and derm said eczema?
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