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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Pinworms: Are common intestinal parasites which cause rectal itching, especially at night. Young children and their household members are at risk for pinworm infections. The pinworms can often be seen in the rectal area during the night with a flashlight. A stool test for ova & parasites (O&P) can help correctly diagnose and guide treatment of intestinal parasites. ...Read more

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Could having increase blood sugar cause itching?

Could having increase blood sugar cause itching?

Diabetes can: Mild elevation of blood sugar may not cause any symptoms. Diabetes, particularly if uncontrolled, definitely can cause itching. Itching can precede the development of diabetes. In later stage diabetes, itching may be one of the symptoms of neuropathy, along with pain, numness and burning sensation. ...Read more

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My vaginal use to itch me anytime I took groundnut or suagr but my blood sugar is normal, what is the cause of the itching?

My vaginal use to itch me anytime I took groundnut or suagr but my blood sugar is normal, what is the cause of the itching?

"Fungus among us": The yeast orgasm likes warm, moist, highly glycogenated (high sugar) environments. Either cut back on your sugar and/or see a gyn md to test for a yeast (fungus) infection. ...Read more

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I have itching over my body mostly my stomach I think it s sugar problem. What do u think?

I have itching over my body mostly my stomach I think it s sugar problem. What do u think?

See your doctor: Itching all over can be from different causes. You need to see your doctor for some tests and they can tell you what is the problem.. ...Read more

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I burned my hand with a drop of liquid sugar. It blistered and popped the next day. A week later there is a clear crust but it's itching like crazy.

I burned my hand with a drop of liquid sugar. It blistered and popped the next day. A week later there is a clear crust but it's itching like crazy.

Infection?: The wound may be developing an infection. Be sure to apply antibiotic ointment twice a day. If you have worsening redness that is spreading, go into see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can itching and digestive problems and low blood sugar mean something is wrong eith your pancreas?

Yes: A build food bile can cause itching. A lack of digestive enzymes can cause digestive problems. A lack of glucagon or excess of Insulin can cause low blood glucose. See your physician. ...Read more

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Can fluid come out of eczema. The skin is red with rashes that look like blisters, Itching at times but have sugar. All this after a cut. On antib & cream?

Can fluid come out of eczema. The skin is red with rashes that look like blisters, Itching at times but have sugar. All this after a cut. On antib & cream?

A qualified yes: If you meant atopic dermatitis then the answer is unusual. If you meant contact dermatitis, then the answer is often yes. I suspect that you might have used neosporin (or equivalent) OTC ointment on the wound site and have developed a contact allergy to one of the ingredients (neomycin). Try topical HC cream and stop the antibiotic ointment. If problem persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Skin itching, leg pain. Blood and urine test shows high albumin and low platelete count (36000) but no sugar and dingue test is negative, BP is normal?

Skin itching, leg pain. Blood and urine test shows high albumin and low platelete count (36000) but no sugar and dingue test is negative, BP is normal?

Have more work up. .: This sounds like various possibilities but start with complete liver evaluation! See your doctor and in the meantime avoid alkohol, tylenol (acetaminophen) and other liver toxic substances! ...Read more

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What does it mean when my belly button itches too much female 18 yrs old?

Irritation: Could be dry irritated skin in there. Try some cortisone cream 3-4 times per day and see if it helps. Some irritant may have gotten in there. ...Read more

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My lower sides of penis and testes itches too much, I usually wash with soap and water?

My lower sides of penis and testes itches too much, I usually wash with soap and water?

Stop using: Soap as it may be irritating. If there's a rash, check w/your doctor. Your penis and testes aren't any more in need of cleaning and washing than any other part of your body. They're not "dirty". ...Read more

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I have a rash on my shaft and thighs. The one on my shaft is alittle red and itches. The one on my thighs swells up if rubbed too much. Also on pubic?

I have a rash on my shaft and thighs. The one on my shaft is alittle red and itches. The one on my thighs swells up if rubbed too much. Also on pubic?

Get eval: You need some clinical eyes examining this dermatitis of unknown cause. May need scraping to eval for fungus or culture for virus/bacteria. You can't get definitive treatment without a definitive diagnosis. Dermatology is a very visual specialty. ...Read more

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Hi my vaginal lip is swollen with little bumps on it, it itches badly, I've been having way too much discharge. What could this be?

Hi my vaginal lip is swollen with little bumps on it, it itches badly, I've been having way too much discharge. What could this be?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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I have been taking 50, 000 units of vitamin d and just noticed that I have a rash that looks like a blister and itches can this be do to too much d?

I have been taking 50, 000 units of vitamin d and just noticed that I have a rash that looks like a blister and itches can this be do to too much d?

Way too much: There is no reputable science that supports such a high dosage of vitamin d and in fact you may be at a toxic level. 1000 iu is more than enough at any age if you can't get at least 15-30 minutes of sun exposure a day. The rash my be unrelated but stop the vitamin d immediately for at least a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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I have really bad allergies and my right eye has been red all week and itches I tried eye drops, but it doesn't help too much what can I do?

I have really bad allergies and my right eye has been red all week and itches I tried eye drops, but it doesn't help too much what can I do?

See a physician: Any new eye symptoms should be evaluated by a physician as some viral infections and other problems put long term vision at risk. Eye allergy typically involves both eyes equally, but predominance in one eye is possible. If allergy is confirmed, prescription meds are available and this would be unlikely to improve rapidly without them. ...Read more

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Anus itches probably from excessive wiping. Tried hemorrhoid and steroid cream, helped but didn't clear it up. What should I do?

Anus itches probably from excessive wiping. Tried hemorrhoid and steroid cream, helped but didn't clear it up. What should I do?

Pruritis ani?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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After I take a shower, my body skin itches so much?

After I take a shower, my body skin itches so much?

Most likely...: ...You are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing. ...Read more

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Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Infection possible: While it can be a reaction to a product you're using in the vaginal area, it is more likely to be a vulvo vaginitis such as yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. A quick trip to a gyn physician should resolve the cause and provide you with a treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do if my scalp itches and flakes so much?

What can I do if my scalp itches and flakes so much?

Shampoo and Referral: You can use any of the over-the-counter dandruff shampoos--ask your pharmacist. If no relief within 2-3 weeks, see your doctor for a dermatology consult. ...Read more

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Butt itches bad?

Butt itches bad?

Anal Itching?: I am assuming your anus itches. Several causes. Partial rectal prolapse can cause this. Mucous glands on the outside and wet and not meant to be there. Causes poor hygiene. Pin worms can cause this. Hemorrhoids can cause this. Yeast and other fungan and bacterial infecitons can cause this. Use baby wipes, balneol or other rectal cleanser. Check for pin worms. Get anoscopic exam by md. ...Read more

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Butt hole itches. What could this be?

Various causes: Hemorrhoids, pinworm, anal fissure, anal/rectal cancer, certain foods/drinks (eg with caffeine), psoriasis, stds, localized allergic reaction, others, can cause anal pruritus (itching). Symptoms that persist beyond a few days would benefit from evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

Should I be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

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. ...Read more