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Reaction to wool scarf 1mth ago. Upper chest still off/on itchy, slightly red. Can't see doc for 3 wks. Might clobetasol Rx for my hand eczema help?

Reaction to wool scarf 1mth ago. Upper chest still off/on itchy, slightly red. Can't see doc for 3 wks. Might clobetasol Rx for my hand eczema help?

YEs: It is worth a try. It sound like a severe immune reaction, of which the steroid cream might help. Have you been skin tested for other allergens? It might prove useful. Best of health- Hope you feel better ...Read more

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How to heal rash from wool sweater I wore over 2 weeks ago. Very itchy red dots. Using hydrocortisone anti-itch cream not enough. Constantly itching.

How to heal rash from wool sweater I wore over 2 weeks ago. Very itchy red dots. Using hydrocortisone anti-itch cream not enough. Constantly itching.

Try moisturizer: The itching may be from dry skin and i would suggest that you apply a moisturizer immediately after bathing on a regular basis. If they get worse or not responding to moisturizer, see doctor . Gold Bond anti-itch may be helpful in controlling the itching. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to make insect bites less itchy?

I need some tips on how to make insect bites less itchy?

Several things: Applying baking soda paste, cortisone cream, antihistamines by mouth or on the skin, meat tenderizer applied to the bite quickly, are all tools to minimize itchiness of bites.Also using bug spray repellent to prevent bites is helpful. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic, is there a way to make my eyes less itchy and red without medication?

If i'm allergic, is there a way to make my eyes less itchy and red without medication?

Eye allergies: The only way to reduce allergic eye symptoms (besides using medication) is to avoid the causes of your allergies (if you know what they are). Sometimes, it's impossible to completely avoid allergens, but that's something you can try if you're able to do that. ...Read more

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Itching around front outer labia. I have eczema, don't know what to do to make it less itchy? went to gyno she didn't think anything looked wrong.

Itching around front outer labia. I have eczema, don't know what to do to make it less itchy? went to gyno she didn't think anything looked wrong.

See below: Itching of the vulva is very common and may be a form of eczema. It is also very common to have a yeast infection of the vulval skin(Candida). If there is no rash present a topical corticosteroid such as hydrocortisone OTC, or a stronger prescription cream, should help. Anti-itch lotion containing pramoxine may help...but stop it if it irritates the skin. If Candida is likely>OTC clotrimazole ...Read more

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How do you make a child with chicken pox feel less itchy?

How do you make a child with chicken pox feel less itchy?

Several ways: You can't make it go away but sometimes the little things help. Oatmeal baths help, calamine lotion helps. Sometimes bendryl by mouth helps but will make them sleepy so i recommend it more at night. Tlc helps best. ...Read more

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I'm having rashes on my legs and arms. Can i wear long or thick clothes ?Because of doing this can make they less itchy. Will it affect my skin more?

I'm having rashes on my legs and arms. Can i wear long or thick clothes ?Because of doing this can make they less itchy.  Will it affect my skin more?

Sure: Experiment with different clothes and different fabrics. Usually cotton is very gentle on the skin and in your case the long clothes may really help. ...Read more

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Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Yes: It is common, especially as the skin over the belly button stretches. You can take Benadryl or use Hydrocortisone cream on it to ease the itch if would like. ...Read more

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Why am I always so itchy mainly back whenever I'm really hot? It's not too bad without a bra but a bra on makes the itch worse than without the bra on

Why am I always so itchy mainly back whenever I'm really hot? It's not too bad without a bra but a bra on makes the itch worse than without the bra on

Dry skin: Itchy skin is usually from overly dry skin. Try shorter, cooler showers and moisterize with non-alcohol based lotion such as Vanicream daily. Also be sure to drink plenty of water. Sometimes allergic sensitivity to components of the bra (rubber, or metal for example) occurs, but usually a rash is apparent. See a physician if this does not help. ...Read more

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My face is oily and itchy, super annoying and its causes my face to break out. Can I please get some advice to make this go away?

My face is oily and itchy, super annoying and its causes my face to break out. Can I please get some advice to make this go away?

See dermatologist.: You should see a dermatologist. They can help you find a combination of treatments/washes/creams to help with the oiliness and acne, and hopefully not making your itchiness worse by too much drying. ...Read more