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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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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 could cause nightly itching on hands and feet, like from the inside out, under the skin?

What could cause nightly itching on hands and feet, like from the inside out, under the skin?

A few things: Abnormal sensations in the hands and feet might indicate neuropathy, which often have an underlying medical cause such as diabetes, throid issues, arthritis and other issues. Talk to your doctor about this to see if this might be the case. You might see if regular skin lotion use helps. Dry skin can itch intensely! good luck. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
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Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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Am getting itching on hands especially on palm after taking alcohol.Please provide solution?

Am getting itching on hands especially on palm after taking alcohol.Please provide solution?

Don't drink alcohol!: It may be that you are having a "reaction" to what's in the alcoholic drink (preservatives, sulfur dioxide) , rather than the alcohol itself, which is rarely the culprit. My advice is to either simply not drink or try different types of alcohol to see if there is a type you enjoy that doesn't cause this reaction. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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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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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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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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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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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more

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