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Itching A Sign Of Healing
I have an ear infection and I am on meds for it. I have 3 more days of taking it. But my ear itches is itching a sign of healing?
Itching on ear meds: Would contact your doctor who prescribed the medicine. Sometimes could be sign of non healing infection sometimes could be reaction/allergy to the medicine , so please contact the doctor who prescribed the medicine and be evaluated . ...Read more
I was in a car accident and severed some nerves in my forehead. It's still numb but gets shooting pains and itches. Signs of nerve healing?
Is this really bad itching ok? I had a procedure on my right elbow on friday. I know that the site itching is a sign of healing, but should it itch from my wrist to my neck?
Itching : Itching is a very non-specific symptom. Do you have a bandage, splint, or cast in place? Do you have allergies to medications? Is there a rash? A simple explanation may be the soap used to wash your skin for surgery. If they washed from fingertips to neck, as would be done for most elbow surgery, you could be having some irritation or an allergic reaction. If you have a significant rash, then the scrub soap should be noted in your records as a medical allergy. However, not removing enough soap and covering the skin with bulky bandages can lead to irritation without a true allergy. Other possibilities are sweating underneath bandages and allergic reactions to medications. Most infections cause pain, not itching. ...Read more
Finished 3 day yeast treatment 2d ago. Symptoms mostly gone, except when I wipe it still itches really bad. What to do?
Back to doc: Go back to the doctor for a re evaluation and perhaps longer treatment ...Read more
I have been using vagasil in my clitoris since I had a tiny cut which is now healing I think. It burns when I wipe. Why? My butt also itches.
Had tick pulled out 3 weeks ago but now there is a lump and itches. Should i be concerned? Treatment?
Tick: Generally the rash from lyme (erythema migrans) does not itch and is not raised. What could cause a bump and itch is if part of the tick was left in and is causing an inflammatory reaction or your body is mounting a local allergic reaction to the body part. I would check to make sure some to the tick was not left behind. Should also have blood work for lyme anyway. ...Read more