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16-year-old with sudden onset of burning, itching, bright red hands and feet that sometimes tingle. What could it be?

16-year-old with sudden onset of burning, itching, bright red hands and feet that sometimes tingle. What could it be?

Multiple answers: This could be due to a medication the child is taking; overexposure to the sun; an allergic reaction to food as this is some form of allergic reaction with a vascular-blood vessel condition. Please see your pediatrician for the exact reason.

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection.

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The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching. What could this be from.

The bottom of my feet and the palms of my hands are red and burning and itching. What could this be from.

Hand/foot pain: There are many dermatologic conditions that could be affecting both your plams and soles of your feet. If the burning and itching is affecting your daily life, try taking an oral anti-histamine and seeing your pcp/dermatologist/podiatrist.

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What causes burning, bright red, itching tops of the hands and feet with no rash?

What causes burning, bright red, itching tops of the hands and feet with no rash?

Dermatitis: Bright red inflammatory itching tops of the feet and hands are consistent with some sort of atopic or allergic reaction to some object or organism. Acute atopic dermatitis is consistent with such symptoms. Try otc Hydrocortisone as a first aid treatment, but it does not subside within 72 hours, seek a dermatologist for a more throrogh examination.

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Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet.?

Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet.?

Need exam: Palms & soles with these symptoms needs an examination because there a number of things that it could be & these need to be ruled in & out by inspection, blood work, & history. At any rate, if this is an absolutely brand new set of symptoms which have never been discussed with a doctor then, you've now figured out the time to go...NOW.....some blood work will help and then, appropriate medication

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I started taking cymbalta (duloxetine) could it cause burning and itching of hands and feet and sour stomach and loose bowls?

I started taking cymbalta (duloxetine) could it cause burning and itching of hands and feet and sour stomach and loose bowls?

Yes: It can cause all those things, although the itching hands is less common. More info on side effect here: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-91491-cymbalta+oral. Aspx? Drugid=91491;drugname=cymbalta+oral;pagenumber=6 also, if you are taking it for depression, be aware that medication alone is not optimal treatment. Consider psychotherapy, or psychotherapy + meds.

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Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Kidney infection: Could be sign of kidney infection or pyelonephritis. I would get some bloodwork and urinalysis, and get a check up by your family doctor ASAP, or if getting worse go to urgent care or ER because you could get worse quickly without antibiotics if indeed it is pyelonephritis.

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My hands and feet itches on the inside?

My hands and feet itches on the inside?

Many possible causes: 18 y/o Female says My hands and feet itch on the inside? There are many possible causes like Contact Dermatitis from touching something or applying lotions/ creams that one is Allergic to. Could also be Systemic causes like Diabetes, Hepatitis, Skin Disorders like Psoriasis, Smoking, Food allergies or even Nerves (Neuropathies) and life Stress. Best to see Dermatologist if Symptoms persist.

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My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?

Eczema??: Do your hands and feet get bumps, sometimes blister and peel or crack? And do you get rough itchy spots on your body? The answer for that would be eczema but really can't tell without seeing it. The problem could be as simple as dry skin that could respond to amlactin 12% moisturizer that you should be able to get on almost any pharmacy. See you dr for right diagnosis and treatment.

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I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?

Skin Rash: Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications. A diagnosis can be made with a skin biopsy.

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Burning sensation under skin on hands itches bones hurt like injured when nothing happened. Very painful. Adult male. Takes no meds?

Burning sensation under skin on hands itches bones hurt like injured when nothing happened. Very painful. Adult male. Takes no meds?

Depends on the: Location on your hand, but without any trauma the "burning sensation" sounds like neuropathy. Neuropathic pain can come from a viral infection (herpes zoster/shingles), nerve entrapment (like carpal tunnel syndrome especially if accompanied with muscle weakness), and certain neuromuscular diseases. Please see a professional healthcare provider for proper exam and diagnosis.

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I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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.

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I have a very painful rash on both my hands & feet. Real bad on me toes and finger tips. It itches but hurts to itch. I need answers!

I have a very painful rash on both my hands & feet. Real bad on me toes and finger tips. It itches but hurts to itch. I need answers!

Need to see a Doctor: Skin rashes are a sign of serious medical problem. So you should go see a doctor first thing tomorrow. If you do not have a doctor go to an emergency room where you can see a dermatologist who can find the cause and give you the right treatment.

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My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

Allergic reaction...: 20 y/o says, my brother has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand and feet and is painful what could it be? Sounds like some Allergic reaction to food/ medicine/ Drink Could also be Contact, though Contact is less likely. Take him to ER as as as you can.

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Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?

Rash: Might be hives which look like a mosquito bite which are red, raised and intensely itchy. They can pop up on any part of the body. But I don't like the rash spreading to the scrotum. Maybe it should be seen just to be safe.

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Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Itching in pregnancy: Thre are several causes for itching during pregnancy - and it sommonly affects the palms and soles. It's normal, but annoying. Try moisturizing lotion, and oatmeal baths. Avoid heat and hot baths.

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In the middle of my sole of my right foot, just below where the ball of my foot be, there is a tingle every once in awhile. Always the same spot. Not all the time. No pain, or burning. If I scratch it, it itches more. What could it be?

In the middle of my sole of my right foot, just below where the ball of my foot be, there is a tingle every once in awhile. Always the same spot. Not all the time. No pain, or burning. If I scratch it, it itches more. What could it be?

Several things: It sounds like you may have an allergy on the skin or prior insect bite. I don't think it is a serious problem but it would pay to have your family physician look at your foot.

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Why does my palm of feet itches?

Why does my palm of feet itches?

Dry Skin, Fungus: The most common causes of itchy skin on the soles of your feet are dry skin and athlete's foot which is caused by fungus or yeast. Even if you do not see or smell anything odd, i'd suggest trying a simple over the counter anti fungal cream applied every day and see if the problem resolves. If not, see a doctor. Terbinafine and Clotrimazole are commonly available otc antifungals.

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I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

Dermatologist: 18 years is a long time, I hope you were able to see a dermatologist for it, this needs to be examined to determine the problem. If you have not seen one, you should.