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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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I have been itching my body and bumps appear. My hip started itching severely and a brown lumpy spot appeared and itches intensely.

I have been itching my body and bumps appear. My hip started itching severely and a brown lumpy spot appeared and itches intensely.

Urticaria pigmentosa: This might be urticaria pigmentosa. This is a somewhat rare condition caused by excessive numbers of mast cells (an inflammatory cell) that, when irritated, produce too much histamine triggering an allergic reaction. Using anti-allergy/anti-histamine medications are useful. Make an appointment with your primary care doctor or allergies for evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I have this rash on my left thigh area which slightly itches and small rash on my right/ left hip area. What could this be?

I have this rash on my left thigh area which slightly itches and small rash on my right/ left hip area. What could this be?

Need a Consultation: The list of causes for an itchy rash is endless. I tell my patients that a picture is worth a 1000 words and a patient is worth a 1000 pictures. Be sure to consult with a board certified physician to get proper evaluation and treatment of your rash. ...Read more

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I fell and landed on my right hip, on a metal threshold two days ago. The area hasn't bruised but itches and occasionally burns. Is that normal?

I fell and landed on my right hip, on a metal threshold two days ago. The area hasn't bruised but itches and occasionally burns. Is that normal?

Probably healing: If you are able to walk normally and have no other symptoms than what you describe as burning and itching in the area I would reassure you that it is not a serious injury. If you develop a rash or other symptoms in the next few days you should seek attention again- otherwise no treatment and be reassured ...Read more

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Rash on side/hip area spans from side to front area ending at front area about 5" from groin. It itches slightly. I am a carpenter n wear toolbag.

Rash on side/hip area spans from side to front area ending at front area about 5" from groin. It itches slightly. I am a carpenter n wear toolbag.

One side?: Be checked for shingles. If it has been present less than 48 hours you may benefit from treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex twice since my last period. I'm seven days late. Its burns to pee, itches, yellow discharge, fishy smell, hip pain?

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I had unprotected sex twice since my last period. I'm seven days late. Its burns to pee, itches, yellow discharge, fishy smell, hip pain?

Appointment.: Take a home pregnancy test. You may also have an infection. Make an appointment with your obgyn right away. While there, you can also ask about which type of birth control is best for you. Remember, condoms prevent both pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on my left hip and I didn't know if this was normal I just woke up and started itching my left hip, is there something wrong?

I have small bumps on my left hip and I didn't know if this was normal I just woke up and started itching my left hip, is there something wrong?

Possible Infection?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make bumps in the skin, especially some important ones. ...Read more

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I've had itching back and hips, side of breasts that gets worse at night. Little red single bumps that itch! Possible eczema?

I've had itching back and hips, side of breasts that gets worse at night. Little red single bumps that itch! Possible eczema?

Multiple reasons: Hello, preferably get your skin checked by a physician. Multiple things can cause itching like that which includes eczema, scabies, bed bugs, and could be Renal or liver issues. So your doctor also need to check your liver enzymes and kidney function. ...Read more

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83 yr female. No new meds or detergents. Itching on outside hip area, both sides. No rash or visable dry skin. Duration 2 months.

Itching: This is a complicated issue that cannot be dealt with online without a detailed history of the patient's previous conditions and medications, you should speak to her doctor about the symptoms, they know her best and can refer her accordingly. ...Read more

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I have rashes and itching on my hips, genital areas and thighs for last 2 yrs. I have strong itching sensation & it turns into red sores. Kindly suggest?

I have rashes and itching on my hips, genital areas and thighs for last 2 yrs. I have strong itching sensation & it turns into red sores. Kindly suggest?

CONTACT DERMATITIS?: DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? IF SO, WHICH?
Which soap and laundry do you use? ANYTHING NEW?
Could be from having switched your soap or detergent. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itchy left hip since last 3 month's... itching occurs mainly at night... there are no scares or bumps on hip... but itching gets so worst at times tha?

Itchy left hip since last 3 month's... itching occurs mainly at night... there are no scares or bumps on hip... but itching gets so worst at times tha?

Try Vaseline: Generally this is due to overly dry skin and can be treated with emollients like petroleum jelly. particularly if it occurs at night when using a greasy skin product may be less cumbersome. Would try this as a first measure ...Read more

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The skin around my hips turned black sometimes it cause itching and it's for past 3-4 months?

The skin around my hips turned black sometimes it cause itching and it's for past 3-4 months?

Interesting location: I wonder if you are describing post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This is an increased deposition of pigment that occurs with eczema. Is there any nickel touching your skin like in a belt? ...Read more

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İ have some rashes on my hips (same like last year) and itching all over my body sometimes I wake up for itching in night what could it be?

İ have some rashes on my hips (same like last year) and itching all over my body sometimes I wake up for itching in night what could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have itching all over my body from last 6 years. My arms hips and back is ful of scares. Qot is this problem? N I ussually suffer from cold

See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. You are probably anemic but you could have liver or kidney disease or something else wrong. ...Read more

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I woke up with three whelps on me one on my leg one on my hip and the other on my stomach. They are itching and burning. What is this? I have taken B

Hives: Urticaria, aka hives, is an outbreak of swollen, pale red bumps or plaques (wheals) on the skin that appear suddenly: due to certain allergens, or for unknown reasons. Hives usually cause itching, but may also burn or sting. What did you touch or eat recently? Consult with us to find out why you have them & be sure you do not need a blood test. ...Read more

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I've had extreme itching and bruising from my knees up to my hips for 6 weeks. No rash, bumps or redness. I haven't changed dials and I am not allergi?

I've had extreme itching and bruising from my knees up to my hips for 6 weeks. No rash, bumps or redness. I haven't changed dials and I am not allergi?

Itch and bruises: Extreme itching without a rash can be caused by dry skin, diabetes, prickly heat, hyperthyroidism, polycythemia (too many red blood cells) as well as other diseases like lymphoma. If the bruises are not from scratching, a bone marrow or hematologic disorder is suspected. Your physician should evaluate you and order appropriate tests and referrals to specialists may be advised. ...Read more

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Have red pimples on upper arm, hips & on side. Itching too. Is it eczema. In past 2 months 3 times have been given med for eczema by dr. What more can I do?

Have red pimples on upper arm, hips & on side. Itching too. Is it eczema. In past 2 months 3 times have been given med for eczema by dr. What more can I do?

Eczema??: If you indeed have eczema it is almost always bilaterally symmetrical. If you have a patch on the right hand side you almost certainly will have an equivalent sized patch on the left hand side. Very commonly it shows up in the flexor creases of the elbows and behind the knees. Dry conditions exacerbate it so get a good moisturizer and smear it on when soaking wet, post shower. Most don't use them ...Read more

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Contast sharp, burning, itching, stabbing, left flank pain near hip, 99.8 temp, hurts to move and heading down left leg. Diagnosed uti on the 17th

Contast sharp, burning, itching, stabbing, left flank pain near hip, 99.8 temp, hurts to move and heading down left leg. Diagnosed uti on the 17th

Return visit: From you description, this is not from the UTI.
You should call your DR and relate these symptoms to them.

Also get an apt for re-evaluation ...Read more

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Tired ×6mnths. Lotsa labs + imaging, all ok xcept WBC 2.5-3.2 & ANC 1-1.3. Hip bone pain lately & lotsa itching esp scalp & during shower. Any ideas?

Tired ×6mnths. Lotsa labs + imaging, all ok xcept WBC 2.5-3.2 & ANC 1-1.3. Hip bone pain lately & lotsa itching esp scalp & during shower. Any ideas?

? vitamin deficiency: There are many causes for this cluster of symptoms, but commonly overlooked are vitamin deficiencies--especially A and D--when you combine the fatigue, skin and joint problems. ...Read more

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My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin problem which causes dry, itchy skin, especially in the areas you mentioned. It can come and go for years. Bathe with plain water, only mild soap as needed, no scrubbing. Pat dry and apply a good moisturizer (no fragrance, thick, not a watery lotion) regularly. If it worsens and causes raw skin, see your doctor. ...Read more