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Itch relief for hand foot and mouth disease?

Itch relief for hand foot and mouth disease?

Oral medication: Antihistamines, topical calamine lotion. Aveno bath may help. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

Allergic reaction...: 20 y/o says, my brother has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand and feet and is painful what could it be? Sounds like some Allergic reaction to food/ medicine/ Drink Could also be Contact, though Contact is less likely. Take him to ER as as as you can. ...Read more

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My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

Itch: Itching no matter the cause is typically treated with antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin. You can give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) safely. Look at the bottle and age appropriate dose. If he is too young, try 1 percent topical cortisone cream, which will help but not last as long. ...Read more

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What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?

Itchying and rash: This sounds like an allergy to something - perhaps you ate something that you have an allergy to. Have you taken a Bendaryl or called or seen a doctor? ...Read more

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A few times a year, a rash appears all over my body, and I get severe itching at my extremities such as hands and feet, the top of my head.?

A few times a year, a rash appears all over my body, and I get severe itching at my extremities such as hands and feet, the top of my head.?

Hives?: This sounds like an allergic reaction. You could try an over the counter antihistamine the next time this appears and see if you get relief within an hour or so. It would be helpful to get in to your doctor the next time it shows up. Identifying the trigger is key to avoiding it in the future. ...Read more

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Frequent, Extreme swelling &itching in feet and hands, angioadema on lip, I was sent to get blood work drawn. What could this be symptomatic of?

Frequent, Extreme swelling &itching in feet and hands, angioadema on lip, I was sent to get blood work drawn. What could this be symptomatic of?

Could represent: And Allergy - either environmental? Medication/food? Or an autoimmune condition. Unless it is absolutely obvious - a work up is appropriate. ...Read more

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My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

Eczema??: Do your hands and feet get bumps, sometimes blister and peel or crack? And do you get rough itchy spots on your body? The answer for that would be eczema but really can't tell without seeing it. The problem could be as simple as dry skin that could respond to amlactin 12% moisturizer that you should be able to get on almost any pharmacy. See you dr for right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a very painful rash on both my hands & feet. Real bad on me toes and finger tips. It itches but hurts to itch. I need answers!

I have a very painful rash on both my hands & feet. Real bad on me toes and finger tips. It itches but hurts to itch. I need answers!

Need to see a Doctor: Skin rashes are a sign of serious medical problem. So you should go see a doctor first thing tomorrow. If you do not have a doctor go to an emergency room where you can see a dermatologist who can find the cause and give you the right treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

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

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Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?

Rash: Might be hives which look like a mosquito bite which are red, raised and intensely itchy. They can pop up on any part of the body. But I don't like the rash spreading to the scrotum. Maybe it should be seen just to be safe. ...Read more

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My hands and feet itches on the inside?

My hands and feet itches on the inside?

Many possible causes: 18 y/o Female says My hands and feet itch on the inside? There are many possible causes like Contact Dermatitis from touching something or applying lotions/ creams that one is Allergic to. Could also be Systemic causes like Diabetes, Hepatitis, Skin Disorders like Psoriasis, Smoking, Food allergies or even Nerves (Neuropathies) and life Stress. Best to see Dermatologist if Symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

Skin Rash: Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications.
A diagnosis can be made with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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My 22lb 15 month old son has hand foot and mouth disease can I give him Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or can I rub a itch cream on it???

My 22lb 15 month old son has hand foot and mouth disease can I give him Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or can I rub a itch cream on it???

No itch cream: Typically, hand, foot mouth disease is most worrisome because the oral lesions, and possible associated fever will cause a loss of appetite, and an increased risk of dehydration. the lesions are not usually itchy, and benadryl might not help at all.
i would definitely avoid any topical creams, as they could be accidentally ingested.
I would recommend tylenol (acetaminophen) at usual doses ...Read more

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My 18 month old has hand foot and mouth disease. Body is covered in itchy blisters. Can we use calamine or anything anti itch. Something besides tylenol (acetaminophen)?

My 18 month old has hand foot and mouth disease. Body is covered in itchy blisters. Can we use calamine or anything anti itch. Something besides tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Hand/foot/mouth: Calamine lotion should be ok; oral benadryl, (diphenhydramine) however, is not for under 2 y/o. Aveeno coloidal oatmeal baths can also sooth the itching. It's otc; ask pharmacist to help you find it. ...Read more

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Kids have hand, foot, & mouth disease, dr says it just has to run its course, is there anything I can put on the blisters to give them some relief?

Kids have hand, foot, & mouth disease, dr says it just has to run its course, is there anything I can put on the blisters to give them some relief?

Analgesics: Blistery rash on hands or feet can be tender. Analgesics such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may be given as needed. Blisters usually resolve within a week. ...Read more

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Why does my palm of feet itches?

Why does my palm of feet itches?

Dry Skin, Fungus: The most common causes of itchy skin on the soles of your feet are dry skin and athlete's foot which is caused by fungus or yeast. Even if you do not see or smell anything odd, i'd suggest trying a simple over the counter anti fungal cream applied every day and see if the problem resolves. If not, see a doctor. Terbinafine and Clotrimazole are commonly available otc antifungals. ...Read more

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I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

Dermatologist: 18 years is a long time, I hope you were able to see a dermatologist for it, this needs to be examined to determine the problem. If you have not seen one, you should. ...Read more

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The inner side of my pinky toe on my right foot is swollen and white. It hurts and itches but no sign of pus. Thoughts?

The inner side of my pinky toe on my right foot is swollen and white. It hurts and itches but no sign of pus. Thoughts?

It could be fungus: Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) is commonly encountered between the toes. The white discoloration might be moist skin, which is conducive to infection. Try a topical antifungal and use it as directed. If it is not better consult with a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My boby itches all the time from head to toe would an over-the-counter allergy pill help?

My boby itches all the time from head to toe would an over-the-counter allergy pill help?

Try Allegra/generic: All anti-histamines now available are over-the-counter (otc). Allegra (or generic fexofenadine) is a good choice for allergy, itch, hives, hay fever. Other otc meds are: zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) benedryl etc.
Also you may want to get seen to get tested for liver disease which is a possible cause of pruritis (itch) without rash. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm very worried for my husband he is 24 yrs. Old. He has a pea size ball on the left lower side of his head, sometimes it itches then burns.

Hi, I'm very worried for my husband he is 24 yrs. Old. He has a pea size ball on the left lower side of his head, sometimes it itches then burns.

See doctor: Please encourage your husband to see his physician about the pea-sized ball. It may just be a little cyst on his scalp. The doctor can examine your husband and see. ...Read more

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I had a toe nail injury where the nail is partly off...I noticed the skin under the nail has changed colors and it itches. Is this normal?

I had a toe nail injury where the nail is partly off...I noticed the skin under the nail has changed colors and it itches. Is this normal?

Nail Trauma: After an injury to the nail and nail bed, a portal of entry may occur. Bacteria, fungus, yeast may enter. You may be developing an infection on the nail bed. Have a podiatrist or dermatologist culture the nail bed to determine what orgainism may be present, and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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My daughter was diagnosed with kawasaki disease her hands and feet are now peeling and itching when will the itching and peeling stop?

My daughter was diagnosed with kawasaki disease her hands and feet are now peeling and itching when will the itching and peeling stop?

Few days: Peeling around fingers and toes is expected after kawasaki. Usually lasts for few days. Try moisturizers. ...Read more

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My daughter was diagnoised with kawasaki disease her hands and feet are now peeling and itching when will the itching and peeling stop?

1 week: Usually a few days up to a week. Peeling of fingers and toes is expected after kawasaki disease and is usually self limiting. ...Read more

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How long could hand foot and mouth disease last?

How long could hand foot and mouth disease last?

Several days: Caused by a virus. Requires no specific treatment and usually resolves in a few days. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about hand foot and mouth disease?

What can you tell me about hand foot and mouth disease?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral gut infection. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools &cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease?

What do I need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease?

Good hygiene: Can prevent this viral disease. It can be transferred relatively easily from person to person directly and even indirectly by touching doorknobs for example. It's important to wash dishes, hands and body with soap and water. Staying healthy by eating fresh, raw vegetables and fruits daily can help keep your immune system strong. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more