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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Itching On Abdomen (Overview)

Itching on abdomen is a localized symptom that may or may not be associated with a rash and can be the result of local irritants or systemic processes, in which case the itching may spread to other areas.


Dr. Heidi Fowler
7 Doctors shared insights

Itching On Abdomen (Overview)

Itching on abdomen is a localized symptom that may or may not be associated with a rash and can be the result of local irritants or systemic processes, in which case the itching may spread to other areas.


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What's the best treatment to get rid of abdominal skin itching?

What's the best treatment to get rid of abdominal skin itching?

Find the cause first: You can control the itch with daily non-sedating antihistamines tablets. If the regular dose doesn't help. Fexofenadine, Loratadine and Cetirizine have been studied upto twice a day to control severe hives. Using a topical cream with 1% Hydrocortisone may also help. Use cetaphil lotion as a bathing "soap". Do not use any other soaps, creams or lotions. If this doesn't help see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Itching on abdomen (Tip)

Hives are itchy and uncomfortable, but if you feel like your throat is closing—call 911! ...See more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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I have sever itching inside abdomen on both sides close to breast I try to itch it on outside to get relief it's that bad what could this be?

I have sever itching inside abdomen on both sides close to breast I try to itch it on outside to get relief it's that bad what could this be?

Few things: Hard to know without more information. Most likely may be heat rash, fungal skin infection, mite infection such as scabies, contact sensitivity to bra component (rubber or metal insert for example). Itching is generally generated by nerves in the skin and not deeper; even though the sensation is that it comes from inside the abdomen. ...Read more

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Itching on abdomen (Tip)

Scabies causes itching, but treatment of scabies may actually make the itching worse for a while. ...See more

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Itching on abdomen (Tip)

Chronic hives are rarely caused by foods. Control the itch & don't worry about finding their cause. ...See more

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Severe itching inside stomach abdomen, chest and back. All the reports are normal. Solution please?

Severe itching inside stomach abdomen, chest and back. All the reports are normal. Solution please?

What did the DR say?: What "reports"? What have you tried so far? If you have access to a skin specialist, go there. ...Read more

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I frequently ejaculate, so I feel now I have some std. Feel itching in the abdomen and also in some part of the body. One old man suck my penis also?

I frequently ejaculate, so I feel now I have some std. Feel itching in the abdomen and also in some part of the body. One old man suck my penis also?

STDs and non-Stds: There is no std that comes from frequent ejaculation. There is no std that presents with itching abdomen unless you have scabies. Scabies has to have a skin to skin contact and causes a telltale rash on the hands and abdomen. ...Read more

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Itching on abdomen (Tip)

Don't take hot showers or baths. They will make the hives and itching worse! ...See more

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My stomach/abdomen itches after eating almost every meal. I have a large scar there but its 20 years old. No itching anywhere else. Why could this be?

My stomach/abdomen itches after eating almost every meal. I have a large scar there but its 20 years old. No itching anywhere else. Why could this be?

Many Possibilities: Given your medical history a few things could be causing your problem. It's best to be seen by a doctor especially given your history of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Pain and itching in left upper abdomen - what can it be from?

? Acute?: Shingles/herpes zoster: flare of varicella (chicken pox virus) can start with one sided pain, itch, maybe feverish, then blistery rash over the course of a few days. Only in people who already had chick pox, not vaccine. Can lead to painful nerve irritation. Get seen early, get rx early to try to prevent this complication. Vaccine may help prevent shingles, but only 50% effective, less than flu. ...Read more

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Thin white odorless discharge no itching or burning mild lower abdomen cramps/pressure missed period (8 days) negative hCG test what's going on?

Thin white odorless discharge no itching or burning mild lower abdomen cramps/pressure missed period (8 days) negative hCG test what's going on?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx ...Read more

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Red rash, doesn't itch, on my left abdomen, what is this, plus very small and about pencil width?

Red rash, doesn't itch, on my left abdomen, what is this, plus very small and about pencil width?

Doctor can examine: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. A primary care or a dermatology will have to look at it in order to tell what it is. If dry skin or eczema rash, Hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. Ringworm fungus would need an antifungal. If it doesn't go away, a dermatologist can tell if it is something serious. ...Read more

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My abdomen has been bloated feeling and wretched type episodes when it feels like my left side is being pushed out and my rectum itches and then it's?

My abdomen has been bloated feeling and wretched type episodes when it feels like my left side is being pushed out and my rectum itches and then it's?

Well: Generally anybody with these type symptoms can have an acute abdomen meeting a surgical emergency. Recommend going to emergency room for prompt diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have had a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen and it itches too, if that makes sense. It feels like the itch is internal.?

I have had a throbbing pain in my lower right abdomen and it itches too, if that makes sense. It feels like the itch is internal.?

RLQ pain /itch: Itch can be a sign of pain. RLQ abnormalities can be ovarian, or gastrointestinal including appendix or even stone/ UTI. Would follow up today at doc/urgent care get U/A may need imaging sonogram or Ct ot evaluate ovary/ appendix ...Read more

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A few days ago, small red, raised spots appeared on my abdomen. They have now spread to my shoulders & back. Itches at times, hardly though. Serious?

A few days ago, small red, raised spots appeared on my abdomen. They have now spread to my shoulders & back. Itches at times, hardly though. Serious?

Possible rash: Rashes are best treated by first determining the cause. I would recommend that you see your doctor since it is difficult to diagnose online. ...Read more

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Hurts in upper abdomen under right rib cage when bending. Skin itches and is sensitive to touch?

Hurts in upper abdomen under right rib cage when bending. Skin itches and is sensitive to touch?

Consider shingles: If you had chickenpox earlier in your life, you should think about shingles (Zoster infection). Check if a rash is starting and try to see if the painful/sensitive area of the skin is in a swath or rectangular area. If so, this is likely to be Zoster and you should consider visiting your doctor. If none of that applies, maybe provide more info like any lifting or recent injury... ...Read more

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My 6 years old has symmetrical rash on his low part of chest /abdomen it is small sized red rash that not itches or doesn't induce pain what can it be?

My 6 years old has symmetrical rash on his low part of chest /abdomen it is small sized red rash that not itches or doesn't induce pain what can it be?

Call pediatrician: This could be lots of things including viral, bacterial, allergic, immune related, contact rash, other. Call doc, needs to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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I'm 14wks pregnant and just got a rash on my chest and abdomen with tiny red dots, some raised, some flat. It rarely itches. Is this serious?

I'm 14wks pregnant and just got a rash on my chest and abdomen with tiny red dots, some raised, some flat. It rarely itches. Is this serious?

See Dr: Probably you will want to see a dermatologist. Have you been treated for melanoma? Why 3 antibiotics? Throw away the neosporin because it often causes rashes. No diagnosis possible without exam. ...Read more

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I have gas in my abdominal area for days now and white itchy discharge that only itches in one area inside of the vaginal opening. What is this?

I have gas in my abdominal area for days now and white itchy discharge that only itches in one area inside of the vaginal opening. What is this?

Not sure about the: Cause of the gas. Get discharge checked. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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I get these itches underneath my skin I get it in my abdominal area now that I'm pregnant it only last a few mins, sometimes my arms too. Concern?

I get these itches underneath my skin I get it in my abdominal area now that I'm pregnant it only last a few mins, sometimes my arms too. Concern?

Itchy skin: Not likely to be a concern, as your skin is stretching with the pregnancy. Use an organic skin moisturizer everyday for a while to help your skin. Take your vitamins. Eat wild salmon, walnuts, for extra omega 3s. Be sure your diet is healthy and I would suggest organic foods to avoid pesticides etc. ...Read more

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Anal swelling really bad around & itches really bad at night most very sore to sit on I do have last stage hidrandenitis? Keep abdominal discomfort?

Anal swelling really bad around & itches really bad at night most very sore to sit on I do have last stage hidrandenitis? Keep abdominal discomfort?

Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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