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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and I don't know what is causing it!?

What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and I don't know what is causing it!?

Hand eczema?: Try some over the counter cortisone and try soaking with OTC Domeboro soaks 10 min twice a day. Then make an appt to see your dermatologist to determine the cause. I always think allergy or eczema. ...Read more

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What does itchy hands and rash indicate?

What does itchy hands and rash indicate?

Dermatitis: Itching (pruritis) accompanied with a rash is usually the sign of contact dermatitis. If you have recently changed laundry detergents or come in contact with an irritant such as poison ivy that could be the cause. ...Read more

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Citalopram and itchy hands after stopping the pills for 15 days. Normal?

Citalopram and itchy hands after stopping the pills for 15 days. Normal?

No: The citalopram withdrawal should be over and the citalopram itself (if it was causing your itchy palms) is out of your system. Perhaps you have dyshidrotic eczema or you should have your liver and gall bladder checked. ...Read more

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What is itchy hands which then causes blisters? And what can I do about it?

What is itchy hands which then causes blisters? And what can I do about it?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Itchy condition in the family of atopic dermatitis/hay fever that causes blisters- resolving in about 2-4 weeks. Managed with emollients/steroid creams/anti allergy pills. ...Read more

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I have very red itchy hands which look very blotchy and feel like they are burning What shall I do K?

I have very red itchy hands which look very blotchy and feel like they are burning What shall I do K?

Acute Dermatitis: It sounds like maybe you are having a hypersensitivity or allergic reaction, especially if this happened suddenly - be sure to watch your hands of any residue. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help if you are having an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them. Came out of nowhere. What could it be?

Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them. Came out of nowhere. What could it be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin for itching and vaseline ointment with cotton gloves over the hands and socks on the feet overnight. May need to see your dr, if this doesn't help.


Here's a link with information about it:

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.htm ...Read more

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What can I use for itchy hands with tiny blisters that leak?

What can I use for itchy hands with tiny blisters that leak?

Rash: This sounds like a form of eczema that may result from irritation in the sweat glands, called dyshdrotic eczema. The can become infected with bacteria or fungal infections. Stronger cortisone creams, obtained by prescription, along with appropriate medications for infection will be offered when you see your physician. ...Read more

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I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

See details: There are numerous types of vasculitis but the common feature is inflammation of blood vessels. Some types of vasculitis can cause rashes. ...Read more

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I'm around 11 weeks pregnant and have itchy hands, what does this mean anything to worry about?

Likely nothing: Itchy hands later in pregnancy can be a sign of cholestasis. I've never heard if it this early in pregnancy however. Speak with your doctor about it. In the meantime, consider some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if that alleviates it. 25 mg is a good dose to start. ...Read more

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Itchy hands and feet a month ago for a couple of weeks, stopped and now its back again. No rash. I think it's nerves, what can I do. I have anxiety.?

Itchy hands and feet a month ago for a couple of weeks, stopped and now its back again. No rash. I think it's nerves, what can I do. I have anxiety.?

See your psychiatris: Suggest see your psychiatrist and discuss the issue with him, he is the best to answer your question, it may or may not be anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the few symptoms of allergy with pantoprazole? And how long after taking it can show allergic symptoms? I am taking since 8 months. I have itchy hands and feet since two days.

What are the few symptoms of allergy with pantoprazole? And how long after taking it can show allergic symptoms? I am taking since 8 months. I have itchy hands and feet since two days.

See below: Something else may be causing your current symptoms considering that this has been only occuring for two days and you have been taking this for 8 months. Consider seeing your provider for an evaluation to see what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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What could it mean if u get itchy hands and feet and dizzy spells?

What could it mean if u get itchy hands and feet and dizzy spells?

Means: You need to see an internist. Dizzy spells usually insinuates there is a problem that needs to be evaluated and corrected. ...Read more

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Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Neuropathy: Burning sensation without any obvious lesion on the hand and feet is suspicious for neuropathy. Need more detailed history/exam and may some diagnostic studies ...Read more

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Red itchy hands that are peeling. No response to benedryl. No known allergies. What could it be?

Red itchy hands that are peeling. No response to benedryl. No known allergies. What could it be?

? Contact dermatitis: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) won't help, keep your hands well hydrated and moisturized, OTC anti itch cream, if that doesn't help please see your doctor ...Read more

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What could it mean when you have itchy hands and feet and suffer with dizzy spells that knock u off your feet?

It means: You should see your internist. Dizzy spells that knock you off your feet are not a good thing and a physical exam by an internist is recommended and prudent. ...Read more

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Wat r serious causes of sensory neuropathy? I have itchy hands and feet with no rash or visible cause, sometimes gets very painful especially in heat.

Wat r serious causes of sensory neuropathy? I have itchy hands and feet with no rash or visible cause, sometimes gets very painful especially in heat.

Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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I suffer with dry cracked itchy hands, which is worsening in cold weather. I have ocd and I am pregnant. What can I use to help?

I suffer with dry cracked itchy hands, which is worsening in cold weather. I have ocd and I am pregnant. What can I use to help?

Usually a combo: Steroid + hand moisturizer (e. g Eucerin) is best for this condition. Some people prefer ointment (thick oily type) that would keep the moisture in better than the typical lotion or cream. Also if you use hand sanitizers (such as Purell) too much, as some OCD people do, then you are destroying your skin with it. Refrain from cleaning or washing your hands with any harsh scented chemicals. ...Read more

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I had stomach cramps, nausia, itchy hands and feet. No temp. Slept a lot. Today just feel "wierd" a mild headache and slight itchy feeling all over.?

I had stomach cramps, nausia, itchy hands and feet. No temp. Slept a lot. Today just feel "wierd" a mild headache and slight itchy feeling all over.?

Could be anything: F this is just today it could be a virus. It could be something you ate. Are you on nay medication? Could be a reaction to something. Could be you are slightly dehydrated. Could be you are exhausted. Drink more water (we all need to. Lol). If symptoms persist and bother you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this

I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this

See details: Was the itching present before the Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) was started? If not, consider the possibility of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi there I went to bed with slight stomach pains. Now I have woken up with stomach cramps and diarrhoea. Just developed red itchy hands and face?

Hi there I went to bed with slight stomach pains. Now I have woken up with stomach cramps and diarrhoea. Just developed red itchy hands and face?

See PCP: The symptoms of abdominal pain and diarrhea correlate with acute gastroenteritis but the combination with rash on hands and face is strange and may or may not be related. In order to delineate the exact etiology, further questioning and physical examination are required, therefore, I recommend to see your PCP ...Read more