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Itching And Scabs On My Knuckles
Can dyshidrotic eczema be located on top of hands & shins? Hubby has seen drs. No answers creams don't seem to work. Hand itches, cracks & scabs over
NO: Dyshidrotic eczema presents on palms & soles. You need to see a dermatologist. You do not specify which cream was tried. That is very important as some are 1000x more potent than others. Probably he needs an ointment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Should I see a rheumatologist? I have really swelling in my hands that comes and goes. Recently I have a bump on my one knuckle that burns and itches.
Angioedema: Description sounds like angioedema that typically occurs in association with hives (in some cases). Let your primary care physician know about this, or see an Allergist or Dermatologist. This is sometimes caused by an environmental trigger. Treatment starts with a long-acting antihistamine. ...Read more
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/ (1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
Dandruff: There is benign condition of skin sloughing off from the scalp and make you uncomfortable. The most important thing to make sure is that it is not fungal infection in which case, you require specific antifungal medication. For simple skin flecking, using anti- dandruff shampoo is something to start with. Good luck. ...Read more
I have raised bumps in my tailbone area. It itches to the point I scratch. Scabs form easily. How do I treat it?
Keep Ur hands off-: -& C Ur PCP 4 starters & get referrals if needed. ...Read more
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I have sore on neck been there bout 2yrs. It itches and scabs up then falls off looks like it is getting alittle bigger.?
Not healing: If a lesion is not healing and is increasing in size, your best bet is to be evaluated by your dermatolgist. Best of luck! ...Read more
I have what appears to be a rash on my right jawline. It burns and itches and scabs easily if not kept woth medicine applied. What should I use?
See a dermatologist: It would be advisable to consult a dermatologist for the proper clinical examination, diagnosis and treatment. Take care. ...Read more
I have a rash or something in the back of my head what could it be? & there is a lum and it itches all the time. I think scabs or something comes off.
I have a sore on my neck I have had it for two years now. It is red and itches sumtimes scabs up falls off been doing this for a while.
It itches really bad on the back of both feet I itch it so bad that I have scabs now its so irritating I can't even touch my foot without it itching?
I have a small circular red bump with little scabs in it on my arm by my underarm that itches. What is it?
My entire body itches. There is no rash, but I have welts and scabs from scratching. Med's: cymbalta, (duloxetine) levothyroxoid, mult-vitamin. Any ideas to help?
I have had a very itchy bumps on one side of my scalp! I now have it on my back and the front of one leg! It itches welts and then scabs.?
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I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?
Rash on buttock: You may have something called folliculitis although I do not understand why it is only on one side. This tends to occur when you sweat a lot possibly during exercising. Your general doctor or a dermatologist would be able to help you with the diagnosis and the treatment. ...Read more
I have a mole on my left breast that itches scabs peels and then heals over and over again. Are there any causes other than cancer?
I'm 9 days post op from tonsilectomy and my throat itches and it chokes me and makes me cough I thought it might be the scabs coming off??
Tonsilectomy: That is probably a reasonable thought. The process of healing secondary to tonsillectomy can take up to a few weeks. ...Read more
Dry skin: Presumably u may be having long showers and the water falling on ur back may have removed a lot of fat from the skin -making it dry, itchy and rough. If so try to lessen the baths and esp try to avoid hot water baths. Use luke warm water instead and quick baths. A moisturizing cream may also help. If not better or if I surmised incorrectly see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Rule out skin cancer: Itching suggests the body's effort to heal a wound as the nerves try to regenerate. But the fact that a scab persists and the wound will not heal suggests that there may be atypical cells. These cells could be skin cancers, either basal cell or squamous cell. In addition, if there is a history of a pigmented lesion, this could be a melanoma. You need to see a physician who will perform a biopsy. ...Read more
I have a scab on my head, it's been there for years, doesn't bleed and occasionally itches what might it be?
Bugbite: You are having a reaction to the bite. This will often get worse for 2-3 days before getting better. If you continue to have pain and it is still swelling after 2-3 days be seen for a possible infection. All the best. ...Read more
Side of my hand randomly itches like a little muscle has gone wild. How long to wait for it to stop?
Hi, I have had the swelling on the back of hand not palm for 3 days now, and it itches occasionally?
Hand swelling: Hand swelling not due to injury or an insect bite and with associated itching suggests angioedema which is an allergic reaction. However this type of swelling generally subsides after 24 hours or so. For this reason I feel an insect bite is more likely in your case. If the hand swelling persists, becomes painful or develops redness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
So my moms hand has this one dark spot on it where there was a hole in her glove and she says it itches really bad?
I have a bug bite but do not know what kind of bug and it itches and burns help and its on my finger and hand.
If red: And warm to touch you worry about infection and may be safer to have a course of antibiotics by mouth. Best to have a doctor look at it to determine what action to take. ...Read more