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Hands Itch At Night
My hands itch every night! It looks like insect bite but I know it is not. The itch on one hand is also sometimes symmetrical with another hand. Help!
Contact: Your hand is likely in contact with an allergen or irritant. Washing hands too frequently would cause the same problem. Suggest that you avoid all scented or anti-bacterial soaps and apply hand lotion after washing whenever possible May try topical hydrocortisone cream as well . If problem unsolved, see dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try lotion first: Could be simply dry hands, and when your mind is not busy you notice it more. Try applying lotion or vaseline to your hands for a week and see if it helps. If it does not, see a dermatologist to look for other causes. ...Read more
Dry skin: Dry skin can cause itching. During the day we are busy doing all sorts of activities and therefore may not notice mild itching. I would recommend an emollient and see if this helps. It would be helpful to know if you see any changes in the skin such as redness, dryness, cracking, etc. A fungal infection of the feet can cause an "id" reaction seen on the hands. ...Read more
I get a single tiny bump or two inbetween my toes or hands. Sometime on back of leg. Itchy and clear fluid comes out. Itches at night. Sonetimes day?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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