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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been inflicted with an excision on my back about a week ago and it itches soooo bad i'm going nuts ! is it suppose to itch this bad ?
EXCISION?: ARE YOU SAYING YOU HAD SOMETING REMOVED FROM YOU BACK? APPLY SOME LOTION AND SEE A DOCTOR TO INSPECT YOU SKIN. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Whenever i get warm my back itches like crazy. It feels like pins sticking in. How can I treat this.
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?
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
I have black dots on my lower back that look like bleakheads but there not, it itches sometimes, what is it and how can I make it go away?
Picture please: Without seeing them, it's a poke in the air as to what it may be. Send us a pic and we may help you better. ...Read more
So I have a bump on my back that had been there for like 5 days and it itches it looks like something bit me any ideas? nd 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
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
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
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