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Hepatitis C Itchy Skin
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
If I have upper right abdominal pain and itchy skin, and my doctor ordered a liver fiction test panel as well as an ultrasound; will these show an autoimmune hepatitis?
They will: provide evidence for or against the diagnosis, either helping to confirm it or ruling it out. ...Read more
Getting random allover prickly, tingly skin. Not exactly itchy no burning. Was cured of hep c. What could this be now?.
See your MD: 45 year old lady with history of Hepatitis C, obesity presenting with prickly, tingling skin. You should see your MD. Depending upon the location of your symptoms there can be many different causes and more information is needed about your medical history, all medications, allergies, social history, and review of your current symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
I had hep c. I'm now cured but my skin has been really itchy after treatment. My cure date was over 2 years ago. Why am i still so itchy?
Bar soap vaseline: Stop using liquid soaps as they are removing all your natural barriers. Mild bar soap like dove or aveeno bars are best. Antibacterial soaps are bad and pre-select resistant bacteria. No lotions only pure vaseline massaged sparingly. Lotions evoporate and dry you out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What o t c lotion is the best for psoriasis dry skin? Hello, i, ve had psoriasis for a number of years and the dry itchy skin is miserable, thanks, judy
Psoriasis : Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition, so otc moisturizer creams/lotions only help to a small extent. Read more about treatment options for the various types of psoriasis at the link below. Also, take a quick peek at the eczema page to make sure this isn't what you might be suffering from. I hope that helps a little! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 weeks postpartum, extremely itchy skin since delivery. My sister had a c-section on 15 January 2016. Medicine, lotion nothing is working.
Unclear: It is unclear if you are itching or if you are referring to your sister having itching after a c section. 5 weeks after delivery the effects of pregnancy should be resolving. I would schedule a visit with a dermatologist and have them evaluate your skin to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
My husband is alcoholic and in pain in stoumach when he drinks he also has itchy skin but no rash could this b liver failure?
Could be: It might just be alcoholic hepatitis, but it could also be cirrhosis. Alcoholics also commonly get gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach, so that could be involved as well. The itchy skin does suggest a liver problem. Is he jaundiced (yellow)? He needs help! please have him see a doctor. ...Read more
Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort.Itchy skin?
Evaluation: You should evaluated to find the cause of problem. ...Read more
I have really bad itchy skin for the past month, I have tried everything. How can I stop it? Help!
See a doctor!: If you tried everything it is time to see a doctor. Sometimes these issues can only be treated with stronger medications you can't get over the counter. Second, this could be something more serious and may need to be biopsied. I'd see a doctor, it doesn't necessarily need to be a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
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