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What should I do if I have an itchy finger tip?

What should I do if I have an itchy finger tip?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of itchy skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My finger tip is itchy been like this for hours. What could it be? I just noticed yesterday afternoon

My finger tip is itchy been like this for hours. What could it be? I just noticed yesterday afternoon

Sensitivity: Itching sensation can be an allergy, a sensitivity or an irritated nerve. It can be something you came in contact with or possibly an insect bite. If there is no redness or rash visible-it can be an irritated nerve. It should clear up on its own-if not check it out. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Depends: It can be anything from a dermatological condition- do you see any skin peeling if so you can have dyshidrotic eczema or a fungus. Or you can have something like carpal tunnel syndrome. (for the latter see an orthopedist.). ...Read more

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How can I control the ezcema from my fingers somethimes itchy a lot?

How can I control the ezcema from my fingers somethimes itchy a lot?

Topical steriod : Topical steroids are the standard treatment for eczema. You could start with over-the-counter hydrocortisone. If that is not effective, have your doctor prescribe a more potent topical steroid. ...Read more

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My finger tips are itchy, why is this?

My finger tips are itchy, why is this?

Itchy Finger Tips: Some of the more common causes of itchy finger tips include contact dermatitis, eczema, or an adverse reaction to foods or medications. Treatment for itching fingers will primarily focus on treating the cause of the itching, although oral medications and ointments are common treatment options. ...Read more

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Why my fingers get swell and itchy in winters?And what is its cure?

Why my fingers get swell and itchy in winters?And what is its cure?

Winter Itch?: I'm just taking a stab at this, but look up "cold-induced angioedema" and see if it fits your bill. The name is somewhat misleading but some people inherit the propensity to swell and itch in various parts of the body in the cold. Sometimes it it shows-up as a marker for some other medical problem. Try using non-prescription Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If it doesn't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers ?

What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers ?

Contact Dermatitis: Itchy swollen fingers may result from an allergic reaction of some type. Perhaps to some new environmental exposure such as poison ivy, detergent or soap, or something else you may have come in contact with. ...Read more

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I take a photo class, and my fingers were in the chemistry and are red and itchy, how do I clean/treat it?

I take a photo class, and my fingers were in the chemistry and are red and itchy, how do I clean/treat it?

Gentle soap: Cleanse with gentle unscented soap like dove or basis soap, rinse well, then apply moisture cream such as vanicream or eucerin while still damp. Add 1%hydrocorisone cream 2 times a day also, for the itching and inflammation. Wear protective gloves in photo class! ...Read more