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Is Severe Itching A Common Side Effect Of Ramipril And If So What Should I Do If I Am Affected
My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats. ?
Cholinergic ?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cause of pain inside the maxilary which make severe itching only on one or two teeth in upper side and pain radiates to headache?
I have 15 years old scar over left medial malleolus now suddendly I got severe itching with redness over one side edeges of scar....probable cause?
Scar itch: not enough information to help,you as this would depend on how long you have had these symptoms and how large the area so best to have a health care worker examine it or perhaps more info may help. ...Read more
Monistat 500 for 7 days prescribed for yeast. Severe itching & even cramps (like menstral pain) when i used it. How can i relieve side effects?
Stop it!: If you get worse when taking a medicine, you may have a problem with the medicine as well as the disease. Stop it for now and talk to or see your doc to see if you should continue it or use something else. If you take diphenhydramine and it stops the itching, there's a good chance that you are allergic to the medicine. ...Read more
I have had severe itching on the palmar side of my right index finger for years now. A painful "blister" pops up every so often. Any ideas to cause?
Itchy fingers: Several conditions can cause this. Eczema is a common cause of itchy rash on fingers. If a painful blister appears at intervals, it could also be a bacterial infection or a viral infection such as herpes, called herpetic whitlow when on the fingers. Please see your dermatologist when you have the blister. It can be opened, cultured for viruses and bacteria. Stains can also be done for diagnosis. ...Read more
I can't find a reason for my severe itching without a rash. It is on both hips, sides, and right breast. I have no new products, foods, or meds in my?
This may require an: assessment with a provider to get to the bottom of it. ...Read more
Sudden onset of severe itching on my vulva and perinial area. I couldn't help but rub it intensely with a warm towel. I looked in the mirror and saw little spotted sores all down side of my vagina and a big one on my labia. No prior symptoms.
GYN MD sorely needed: A visit to the GYN MD is "sorely" needed for your vulvar condition to evaluate and rectify this situation. See one soon. ...Read more
I got diagnosed with UTI a month ago why doi now have right side and abdominal and back pain low grade fever body pain all over and severe itching?
Recurrence: You may have it again. It maybe something else. If you have stone, may cause this. It may be your appendix, ovary and a variety of other things. Would you consider returning to the same doctor who made the UTI diagnosis. They already have a piece of the history and can advise better. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, severe itching, irritability, mood swings, eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain) , double vision (quality: with both eyes open) , memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events) , leg nu
Question cut off: This constellation of symptoms warrants medical assessment. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla
Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not protein. : U consume it every day. It it is due 2 a supplement, I would suspect a steroid additive may B present. Read the label carefully & if U don't understand it, have a dietitian or MD read it 4 U. U must B careful. ...Read more
I'm 22 with viral myocarditis. I got some new meds: Ramipril and Bisoprolol. These meds make me really dizzy. Is that a common side effect? What happens if I skip the meds for a couple of days?
Cannot answer: this is a condition that needs to be followed very closely by your cardiologist. It is not ideal that you are so dizzy, however, the meds are decreasing the work demand on damaged heart muscle and may be preventing complete failure. If unstable, it is possible you will be admitted (or readmitted?) for closer monitoring. Be sure the cardiologist is aware of the symptoms (ok to call service on sat) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperkeratosis pilar: This is an hereditary condition of the skin with extremely dry skin, obstruction of hair follicles, overgrowth of the follicles and often redness. The skin feels prickly with small (1 mm) red bumps around the follicles. The basic treatment is lots of moisturizer. This rash occurs all over the body but mainly on the extremities. Lymphoma is associated with itch mostly, and the rash is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been taking minocyclene & spironolactone since 10/30/17. Woke up at 3:00 am w/ severe itching everywhere. ?
Got sunburned, the skin peeled and now have severe itching! why is it itching afterwards and should I be concerned?
After sucked by my bf, sometimes my boobs are getting severe itching that I'm unable to bear, what that actually mean?
Itching1st pain sign: Itching is the first sign of pain receptors being activated. If the suckling is not so gentle or your breasts are reddened post engagement then assessment for infection or injury is needed by a MD. ...Read more
While cutting weeds I have developed severe itching on my forearms and wrists. What is going on and what can I do to help?
When my skin gets exposed to the sun for a fair amount of time, then it causes severe itching. I tried using a sunblock spf50 but same issue. Help?
? solar urticaria: first, need to avoid sun exposure as much as you can, take an OTC antihistamine as cetirizine or loratadine regularly, unless contraindicated, so read the labels carefully, then, have an appointment with a dermatologist, ask your primary doctor for referral, good luck ...Read more
Sometimes i feel severe itching around my anus, once or twice a day. I examined and found a tiny pustule there. What is the matter with me. Plz help.
Causes of Anal Itch: Anal itch can be caused by 1hemorroids are engorged veins located aroun anus and rectum 2pin worms arei common and can be easily treated 3skin disease psoriasis and contact dermatitis;infection 4repeated loose stools can cause anal irritation and itching 5friction and moisture can irritate the sesitive skin in anal area you might have had an infection or hemorrhoids.I will suggest see yourmd. ...Read more
I have severe itching in my groin area mostly after evening.I used to scratch a lot and it became wound.I can't tolerate itching.What should I do now?
When winter comes severe itching starts on whole of my body. Cetrezine has very mild effect or no effect. What is the cause and how could I get rid of?
Winter itch: Your problem is actually known as winter itch and is related to low humidity and older age. Treatment is to avoid removing oils from skin by taking fewer baths, using soap only in important areas, avoiding skin irritants (solvents, soaps, scratchy clothing, hot water, scrub brush, or harsh toweling) and by application of a hypoallergenic lotion after bathing. ...Read more
I have had a lot of severe itching around and on my vaginal area. It has been that way for a long time. Recently I have scratched it raw. Lately I haven't scratched at all and it is becoming raw on its own. Today I experienced discharge from the raw area.
Dermatologist needed: Hi: you should see a dermatologist to properly evaluate the underlying cause of itching, as there may be many. In addition, your scratching may introduce a secondary bacterial and/or fungal infection due to the violation of the skin barrier. Therefore, a thorough evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
Internal: The majority of vaginal yeast unfections will also cause some itching and irritation to the external labia. The majority of labial yeast infections are caused by yeast from inside the vagina. Treat the vaginal yeast problem and it should all go away. Treat only the outside and it will persist much longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is 8 month pregnant and have a severe itching in her belly. Is it normal? And what should we do?
Pseudofolliculitis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae is also known as barbers's itch. What you describe here may or may not be consistent with this pseudofolliculitis. It usually occurs where curly hairs are plucked or shaven. These hairs then grow beneath the skin. This most often occurs on the chin or neck. The best prevention is to grow a beard or let the affected hair grow out. One can also pluck the hair out. ...Read more
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: These symptoms are too serious to ignore. Consult a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
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