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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Itching On Hands (Definition)

Itching on hands or feet is a localized symptom that can be caused by local irritants, a general skin condition, or a systemic process. It may or may not be ...Read more


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What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet and legs?

What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet  and legs?

Moistureizer: A skin moisturizer is very effective to relieve dry skin on hands, feet and legs. Try to get one that is fragrant free and uses coconut oil or lanolin so as to avoid harsh chemicals. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

Hyperhidrosis: You most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). For more info go to:: http://www.Sweathelp.Org/english/ good luck. ...Read more

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What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

Finding the cause: Burning in extremities is a sign of sick nerves (neuropathy). Several common causes include diabetes, thyroid disease, b12 (rarely before age 70), heavy metal poisoning (rare), toxicity from medications (DDI (didanosine) and other HIV medications... pretty common)> several of these are treatable conditions. Otherwise medications are the next best step. ...Read more

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Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Oatmeal bath: Here is an oatmeal bath recipe: http://herbalacademyofne.com/2015/03/soothing-oatmeal-bath-recipe/ ...Read more

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Can you recommend any remedies for an itchy scalp and bumps on my palms?

Can you recommend any remedies for an itchy scalp and bumps on my palms?

Difficult to say: These are very nonspecific symptoms and could be allergic, inflammatory, auto-immune, etc. It would be best to get an examination from your internist or dermatologist to establish a diagnosis and treatment olan ...Read more

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I have hyper-hidrosis on my palms and soles for more than 10 years. Is there anyway to minimise the sweating or treatment for the condition?

I have hyper-hidrosis on my palms and soles for more than 10 years.  Is there anyway to minimise the sweating or treatment for the condition?

One of the best: treatments available is botulinum toxin injections directioly into the palms Sweating is stopped for 6-12 months. Topical toxin is being studied but not available yet ...Read more

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At night both bottoms of feet and hands itch with no rash. What would cause this?

At night both bottoms of feet and hands itch with no  rash. What would cause this?

Dry skin: Sometimes dry skin can itch without apparent rash. Lotions at night are a great time to rehydrate the skin. Sometimes nerves also cause an itching sensation, such as peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Palms of hands & bottom of feet peels, what could be the cause? I have used medicated ointments, creams, athlets foot medications &psorioss meds.

Palms of hands & bottom of feet peels, what could be the cause?  I have used medicated ointments, creams, athlets foot medications &psorioss meds.

Need diagnosis : There are many causes of the changes in your palms and feet. Your dermatologist can help clarify what these causes are and direct appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a safe treatment for excessive sweating on hands and feet to stop it for good. ?

Is there a safe treatment for excessive sweating on hands and feet to stop it for good. ?

NoPermanent solution: Iontophoresis and Botulinum toxin injections are the most effective safe treatment. You can read about them at this link> http://bit.ly/1HFBsnj With Iontophoresis hands are placed in tap water and direct current causes ionized substances to enter skin. 20 min daily or 3X a week. May be able to decrease frequency to once a week. Botulinum injections last 6 months. Injection can be painful. ...Read more

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Eczema on hands and feet only, treatment?

Eczema on hands and feet only, treatment?

See Dermatologist : Get evaluation and diagnose. Then proper treatment can be obtained. ...Read more

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I have a water blister/blood blister looking rash on my hands and feet. Cortisone 10 is not working. Are there some soaps and other creams to try?

I have a water blister/blood blister looking rash on my hands and feet. Cortisone 10 is not working. Are there some soaps and other creams to try?

Blisters on Hands: You may have a skin condition called dyshidrotic eczema. Treatment is with strong cortisone cream like prescription Clobetasol. Cortisone 10 is not strong enough to treat this skin condition. ...Read more

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Itchy rash all over except face legs and feet for 6 weeks. Biopsy states contact dermatitis or medication reaction. Where do I start?

Itchy rash all over except face legs and feet for 6 weeks. Biopsy states contact dermatitis or medication reaction.  Where do I start?

Start: Surely the doctor has advised you about a change in medicines. If not have a family or friend refer you to a doctor who pays better attention to your concerns. ...Read more

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What is the cause for thining hair, skin peeling/ cracking with itchness at both lower leg and cold extremities (since child). Any solutions?

What is the cause for thining hair, skin peeling/ cracking with itchness at both lower leg and cold extremities (since child). Any solutions?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Does biofeedback make hands feet face tingling ? Or what are the side effects of bio or neurofeedback?

Does biofeedback make hands feet face tingling ? Or what are the side effects of bio or neurofeedback?

Biofeedback has no: Side effects that i'm aware of. Biofeedback is simply feedback of physiological information to help learn self regulation. Tingling of hands, etc. Can be related to over breathing or hyperventilation. Done properly, biofeedback should improve relaxation and reduce those symptoms. Find someone certified in biofeedback therapy at www.Bcia.Org or www.Aapb.Org. ...Read more

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I have poision ivy and itching eyes. What's good for its treatment or cure?

I have poision ivy and itching eyes. What's good for its treatment or cure?

Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) cool packs: Otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is the most effective antihistamine (but also the most sedating) - works will for itchy eyes, and poison ivy. Topical Hydrocortisone can also be used on the rash. Cool packs on the eyes work well to help control the itch. Try not to scratch! ...Read more

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What can an eczema patient get tested for besides food and normal things. My thick eczema on feet with cuts and cuts on fingers and arms and legs.

What can an eczema patient get tested for besides food and normal things.  My thick eczema on feet with cuts and cuts on fingers and arms and legs.

Probably no allergie: Most patients with excema are not specifically allergic to something. This is a problem that can be inherited and while it is treatable is not curable. It is usually treated with topical cortisone creams, moisturizers, mild soaps and sometimes bleach baths or oral antibiotics. You need to see a dermatologist for proper treatment. ...Read more

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