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Itching And No Rash
Dry skin: Dry skin is the most common cause of itching. A mild allergy to the chemicals in soaps, lotions, detergents, fabric softeners can also cause itching. Try Sarna Lotion to the itchy areas, and unscented soap, such as Aveeno, (oatmeal) or Vanicream. If still itchy, a Dermatologist can look for other causes of itching. ...Read more
Itching: Lots of possibilities. Dry heat is one. Side-effect of med,, low B 12, skin disorder are others. Please see your doc to be sure. If low B 12 please choose sublingual tabs rather than capsules so you will absorb better. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Itching: have you used any soaps, lotions, lubricants recently? Itchy skin is usually inflamed, and this part of the body is sensitive to things like this. Without rash, I'd assume this is pretty benign. You can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream for itching. Your doctor can make some more aggressive recommendations for you if that doesn't help. ...Read more
4yr old with swelling on face and a rash. Swelling has gone away but rash spread. No known allergies. No new foods or soaps. What is it? No itching.
Needs MD: Rashes need observation. Hard to say with just words. See the pediatrician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Son is in pain skin stinging and itching no real rash present. Put ice and vaseline on any suggestions?
Paresthesia: Paresthesia is an abnormal condition in which you feel a sensation of burning, numbness, tingling, itching or prickling. Paresthesia can also be described as a pins-and-needles or skin-crawling sensation. Paresthesia most often occurs in the extremities, such as the hands, feet, fingers, and toes, but it can occur in other parts of the body. Paresthesia can be a symptom of a variety of diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red rash around my vagina. No bumps, no specific sores, no blisters, no itchiness, just redness and a burn like feeling when there is friction.
About a thousand thi: See a dermatologist. Do not experiment with pills. This is often a sign of something you need to find and treat. Need complete history and exam, probably lab. Maybe xrays and maybe biopsies. Bring all meds and supplements or herbs. Bring copies of previous blood test an xrays. ...Read more
Could be...: ...Seborrheic dermatitis (which doesn't always cause flaking), or an allergy to a shampoo or conditioner. Or (i know this sounds gross) you could have head lice. Look for the eggs (called "nits"), which appear as tiny white dots attached to individual hair shafts. You may have to see a dermatologist, since it's pretty hard to examine your own scalp thoroughly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unilateral redness, irritation and itchiness down there. Not yeast. No bumps or anything just red and a bit red and swollen from itchiness.
Still yeast?: Several common conditions could do this. Even though you say not yeast, that still may be possible, the most common cause of such symptoms. It can be difficult to identify yeast to confirm the diagnosis, and some yeast infections are caused by Candida glabrata, often resistant to the usual treatments. If your primary care doc or gyn can't figure it out, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Scalp Soreness: Soreness of the scalp can be caused by a number of conditions and diseases. A simple tension headache can make the scalp feel uncomfortable. Occasionally, a fungus such as ringworm or parasites such as head lice cause the scalp to become sore. Rarely, scalp soreness is caused by chronic conditions, illnesses or autoimmune disorders. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a rash. 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
Clusters of blisters on my back. No allergins, started as rash, then itchy, and now blisters with slight itch. Possible heat rash? Work in the heat.
Zoster vs eczema : Clusters of blisters usually indicates herpes zoster. Eczema or allergic contact dermatitis can also present as blisters but not in clusters and u either have eczema or exposure to an allergen. Heat rash is more generalized and would affect wherever sunlight hit:thus includes your arms, face, etc. ...Read more
No rash. No hives. Itch so deep in hands and feet. Only at night. Extreme heat and extreme cold relieves it. no psoriasis eczema or allergy. Help me?
See doctor: Itching is a more complex issue than just something caused by histamine release. Nonetheless it does not hurt to try an antihistamine up to 4 x daily (higher than usual) to see if it helps. If not,you will need to consult a dermatologist or allergist . There are many approaches to find out and treat an itchy disorder which something we allergists see regularly. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer