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I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

Itchy Back: Too bad i cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more

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What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

What can I use for a spot on my back that constantly itches?

Back itch: You have a condition known as notalgia parasthetica. It usually involves the back under the scapula. The cause is not known but is thought to be caused by irritation of the nerve endings. Of late, Botox has been proposed for treatment. ...Read more

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I got stitches in my back about a week ago and today it is itches like crazy?

One solution--: Acupuncture can be very helpful for pain, itching ; expedited healing. Take care. ...Read more

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Aspecific back area itches: upper left 1/4 area. Often severe. Sporadic. What does this mean?

Aspecific back area itches: upper left 1/4 area.  Often severe. Sporadic.  What does this mean?

Nostalgia parastheti: This is a localized itching or even burning sensation on the upper back which will become disclosed from scratching and rubbing. There is damage to a small nerve fiber .Treatmentvcan include topical steroids and anesthetic, for resistant cases an injection of dilute steroids and anesthetic can improve the condition. ...Read more

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I was bit on my back early this morning in bed. We are known to have wolf, house and brown recluse around how do I identify it itches like no other ?

I was bit on my back early this morning in bed. We are known to have wolf, house and brown recluse around how do I identify it itches like no other ?

Spider Bites: In some cases, brown recluse spider bites can cause symptoms throughout the body. Warning signs of this syndrome include fever, rash and muscle pain. The venom of the wolf spider is poisonous, but usually not overly harmful. Bites cause pain, inflammation, itchiness and tenderness. Lymph nodes may become swollen due to the immune. You most likely did not have a poisionious spider bite. Use Cortaid (hydrocortisone) ...Read more

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Tingling in my hair and my back that kind of makes me jump because it itches what could it be?

Tingling in my hair and my back that kind of makes me jump because it itches what could it be?

More likely scalp: There are probably at least a dozen things I can think of that could cause tingly feelings in the scalp and itchy feelings in the back. Things such as neuropathies (due to nutritional issues or nerve entrapments), thyroid problems, allergic reactions (shampoos?), anxiety, and others, and also menopause....I doubt the last one so don't worry. Bottom line is that you need an appointment with a doc ...Read more

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What is a red oval bump that itches on my back?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

My back itches whenever i get warm! what causes this?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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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14 year old brother keep saying his back itches after shower?

14 year old brother keep saying his back itches after shower?

Likely allergic: many people are sensitive to anti-bacterial soap, which has no benefit over regular soap. Another possibility is being sensitive to the detergent that the towels are washed in--you may switch to one which is perfume and additive-free. Eliminate possible causes one at a time. ...Read more

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My lower back itches in spasms. There is no mark and it seems better when I stand.

Likely dry skin: Itching can be caused by many different things. Depending on how long and how often this happens you can try treating it with several different options. If it appears to be related a reaction to your clothers, a new laundry detergent or to a fabric softener try discontinuing those offending agents. Often itching can be caused by dry skin or even eczema. Try using lotion oranti itch topical cream. ...Read more

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Whenever i get warm my back itches like crazy. It feels like pins sticking in. How can I treat this.

Whenever i get warm  my back itches like crazy. It feels like pins sticking in. How can I treat this.

Dry skin?: You may have dry skin. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and applying a moisturizer over your back if not the entire body immediately after bathing and see this helps (may take a few days). See dermatologist if problem persists. ...Read more

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My back itches a lot everyday only in the winter. I tried a lot of lotions but nothing is helping me. What do you recommend?

Moisturizing soaps: Winter can cause dry skin and itching, try changing to a moisturizing soap, and if severe, check with a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have rash on my back...What could it be? It is quarter size and has a crusted ring around it. It itches really bad at times.

I have rash on my back...What could it be? It is quarter size and has a crusted ring around it. It itches really bad at times.

?Infection: It is hard, if not impossible to definatively diagnose rashes over the computer, but your descrition sounds like it may be a fungal infection such as tinae corporis (also known as common "ring worm"). I don't like the term "ring worm" because it has nothing to do with a worm, but as stated would be a simple fungal infection. See a dr. To get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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There's always this pocket of fluid on my upper back, it usually itches. It also pinches, Dr says it's musculoskeletal. Xrays normal Should I worry?

There's always this pocket of fluid on my upper back, it usually itches. It also pinches, Dr says it's musculoskeletal. Xrays normal Should I worry?

Nerve irritability: These sensations probably represent irritability of superficial nerves or muscles in your upper back. Impingement on a nerve root can also be caused by pressure by a spur or bulging disk in a vertebral area. If you have continued concerns, consult a neurologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back it itches and it is getting progressively bigger. It is circular with the outer circle red. It is about 7" wide and 5"height?

I have a spot on my back it itches and it is getting progressively bigger. It is circular with the outer circle red.  It is about 7" wide and 5"height?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. Especially since it has been growing i highly recommend a dermatologist visit. ...Read more

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I have a lump at the back of my neck , it itches what could it be?

I have a lump at the back of my neck , it itches what could it be?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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