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I am feeling itchy under the skin, what to do?

I am feeling itchy under the skin, what to do?

See a dermatologist: Evaluation of generalized itch in absence of any rash can be very difficult but may be extremely important to you. There are numerous possible causes, some serious. When you go, bring all pills, vitamins, creams, copies of blood tests, xrays. ...Read more

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Skin is feeling itchy a month after sunburn, help?

Skin is feeling itchy a month after sunburn, help?

Hydrate well w water: Antihistamines can be used for itching. Moisturize skin. Aloe vera straight from the plant helps w healing. ...Read more

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I feeling this itchy and sharp pains on the right side of my head. Its really unbearable. I can't even sleep at night. I have been with this for 7 mont?

I feeling this itchy and sharp pains on the right side of my head. Its really unbearable. I can't even sleep at night. I have been with this for 7 mont?

Sharp pains: How old are you and do you wear glasses? This could be due to something serious so consult with us or see your main MD. If these are the worst headaches of your life, you need to go to the ER. Could be anything from a migraine, narrow angles, temporal arteritis (depends on age), to tumor, aneurysm. ...Read more

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Frequently I'm getting an all over prickly feeling on my skin, not itchy just pricks n tingly. No new soap or meds, usually doesn't let up til next day?

Frequently I'm getting an all over prickly feeling on my skin, not itchy just pricks n tingly. No new soap or meds, usually doesn't let up til next day?

Cutaneous Manifest: 45 year old lady with a past medical history of Hepatitis C, Obesity, COPD now with tingling dysethesias over her skin. I would recommend you visit your physician immediately. These could be cutaneous manifestations of Hepatitis C and you may be experiencing skin signs of systemic disease. You should be treated for both your COPD and your Hep C. See your PCP and a dermatologist please. ...Read more

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What would cause a crawling, tingling, itchy, and burning feeling under your skin and in your muscles throughout your body?

What would cause a crawling, tingling, itchy, and burning feeling under your skin and in your muscles throughout your body?

Fibromyalgia allergy: The symptoms can be related to fibromyalgia, other times of allergic skin disease, and sometimes underlying medical problems. You will need a full evaluation to help clarify why you have the symptoms ...Read more

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After being in the sun (spf 50+) horrible itchy, painful, feeling in bones or under skin. Like something is crawling and scratching. Any ideas?

After being in the sun (spf 50+) horrible itchy, painful, feeling in bones or under skin. Like something is crawling and scratching. Any ideas?

Not sure: If you have not used the sunscreen multiple times in the past you may be allergic to it. On the other hand you may also be allergic to the sun and the sunscreen is not preventing this reaction. I would see a dermatologist who does photo testing to see what the problem is. I also wonder if a rheumatologist might have an answer. ...Read more

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Allergic to chlorine. Levels very high last night, still feeling rxn (skin burning/itchy, headache). Can I go in a pool today or will It get worse?

Allergic to chlorine. Levels very high last night, still feeling rxn (skin burning/itchy, headache). Can I go in a pool today or will It get worse?

Predictably yes: If you know that you are ALLERGIC you should probably find a salt treated pool instead of a chlorine one. If this is just an occasional reaction when levels are very high, you might mention your symptoms to the pool managers and suggest that it made you sick and ask them to check that there is actually not too high a level of chlorine that could do the same to others. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have skin lesions, which are small grouped, inside toes. Filled with some fluid itchy feeling When it heals, skin flakes are left behind. Herpes?

I have skin lesions, which are small
grouped, inside toes.
Filled with some fluid
itchy feeling

When it heals, skin flakes are left behind. Herpes?

Rash: It is unlikely herpes. The 2 most common possibilities are atopic dermatitis or a yeast infection. Have your doctor exam the rash and start you on the best treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy feeling at the back of both my knees no rash or cuts. Does feel dry but no dry skin viable? What could be causing it?

Eczema: Use a cream containing a ceramide such as Eucerin Eczema Relief or Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema Care, especially after washing. Wash with skin cleanser made for dry skin such as Dove. Try hydrocortisone cream. If this does not do enough, your DR. will give you a prescription steroid cream. No cure. So you will be doing maintainance off and on for a long time. ...Read more

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Why does my skin feel prickly when I am out in the sun? Like itchy prickly feeling? Not taking any meds. Feet get really red too when walking.

Skin prickly: Do you use sunscreen? If no do so.

What OTC meds are you taking if any. See if they can cause sun-skin reactions.

Has it been hot up there recently? May just be too much sun. ...Read more

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I am recovered from fever and joindus & now feeling too weak and my skin has become too sensitive that even normal clothes or any touch is too itchy?

I am recovered from fever and joindus & now feeling too weak and my skin has become too sensitive that even normal clothes or any touch is too itchy?

Normal with jaundice: Consult your treating physician, . You did not mention the cause of your jaundice?- hepatitis, gallbladder or liver disease, blood issues? OTC antihistamines like Benadryl or Chlor Trimeton may help. ...Read more

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Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: Based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Suffering from a typical type of eczema from 6-7 months. Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.

Hand Dermatitis: If an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream isn't helping and you have been moisturizing aggressively, you may want to see your dermatologist. Hand dermatitis usually requires the use of a higher potency steroid than one you can get over the counter in addition to aggressive use of emollients. Get checked out to see what is actually going on. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What kind of rash im feeling under my arms skin and feels like spots under my skn, sometimes become itchy?

What kind of rash im feeling under my arms skin and feels like spots under my skn, sometimes become itchy?

Rash: It is hard to tell without looking at the rash or even describing it. It can be a multitude of things. You should have your primary care doctor look at it first and see if they can help you. ...Read more

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Have itchy secretary genital area feeling of hotness due to rash skin becomes dark what is it heko?

Have itchy secretary genital area feeling of hotness due to rash skin becomes dark what is it heko?

Sounds like a fungus: Tinea cruris, which will respond to antifungal creams. Better to try to keep area clean and dry. Fungus loves dark wet places. ...Read more

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I have no burning in my penis, foul smell, itchiness, or pain so why would i have a pricking feeling on the head when I urinate?

I have no burning in my penis, foul smell, itchiness, or pain so why would i have a pricking feeling on the head when I urinate?

Here are some ...: Without further detail on the onset, location, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the burning & its potentially related Sx over time + physicals with inspection, palpation, etc., it's hard to offer a meaningful accurate Dx. So, collect the needed info for Doc to analyze ... so to deduce right Dx for right Rx / care timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Feeling a lot of itchiness, movement under skin, feels like things crawling on outside of skin, stomach always bloated, most movement in tummy!

Feeling a lot of itchiness, movement under skin, feels like things crawling on outside of skin, stomach always bloated, most movement in tummy!

Check out these : Links. Hope u feel better. http://www.livestrong.com/article/252566-bugs-under-the-skin-disease/#page=1. http://www.healthline.com/health/abdominal-bloating?toptoctest=expand. ...Read more

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Can I put petroleum jelly on the head of my newly circumcised penis to get rid of the itchy feeling?

Can I put petroleum jelly on the head of my newly circumcised penis to get rid of the itchy feeling?

Circumcision: Absolutely. We tell our ostensibly to apply any type of ointment to decrease itching discomfort or redness ...Read more

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I've got edema in my legs thighs and ankles itchy dry strange feeling skin. Is this related to CMV which i also have?

I've got edema in my legs thighs and ankles itchy dry strange feeling skin. Is this related to CMV which i also have?

Could be: CMV is a virus, and like most viruses there can be related irritation to the nerves. The nerves that control swelling as well as the skin texture are related to the autonomic nervous system. ...Read more

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Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more

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Can any person feel mold spores on their skin if not what could it be I'm feeling that's itchy burning and the metallic taste in mouth?

Can any person feel mold spores on their skin if not what could it be I'm feeling that's itchy burning and the metallic taste in mouth?

Skin/taste: May be associated or not associated. Many causes of itchy skin, many causes of metallic taste. You need two examinations. See your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon. See your Family Physician or a Dermatologist. See both...now. ...Read more