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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Itching On Hands (Overview)

Itching on hands or feet is a localized symptom that can be caused by local irritants, a general skin condition, or a systemic process. It may or may not be associated with a rash.


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What could cause nightly itching on hands and feet, like from the inside out, under the skin?

What could cause nightly itching on hands and feet, like from the inside out, under the skin?

A few things: Abnormal sensations in the hands and feet might indicate neuropathy, which often have an underlying medical cause such as diabetes, throid issues, arthritis and other issues. Talk to your doctor about this to see if this might be the case. You might see if regular skin lotion use helps. Dry skin can itch intensely! good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
19 doctors shared insights

Itching On Hands (Overview)

Itching on hands or feet is a localized symptom that can be caused by local irritants, a general skin condition, or a systemic process. It may or may not be associated with a rash.


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What does it mean when your hand itches after a blood test?

What does it mean when your hand itches after a blood test?

Granulocytes: It is part of CBC and would include neutrophils, basophils and eosinophils. Other cells lymphocytes and monocytes are not granulocytes. ...Read more

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Treating Scabies (Tip)

Treating Scabies

Scabies causes itching, but treatment of scabies may actually make the itching worse for a while. ...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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Am getting itching on hands especially on palm after taking alcohol.Please provide solution?

Am getting itching on hands especially on palm after taking alcohol.Please provide solution?

Don't drink alcohol!: It may be that you are having a "reaction" to what's in the alcoholic drink (preservatives, sulfur dioxide) , rather than the alcohol itself, which is rarely the culprit. My advice is to either simply not drink or try different types of alcohol to see if there is a type you enjoy that doesn't cause this reaction. Good luck! ...Read more

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Am getting itching on hands especially on palm after taking alcohol.Please provide solution?

Don't drink alcohol!: It may be that you are having a "reaction" to what's in the alcoholic drink (preservatives, sulfur dioxide) , rather than the alcohol itself, which is rarely the culprit. My advice is to either simply not drink or try different types of alcohol to see if there is a type you enjoy that doesn't cause this reaction. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treating Hives (Tip)

Treating Hives

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

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What could cause nightly itching on hands and feet, like from the inside out, under the skin?

A few things: Abnormal sensations in the hands and feet might indicate neuropathy, which often have an underlying medical cause such as diabetes, throid issues, arthritis and other issues. Talk to your doctor about this to see if this might be the case. You might see if regular skin lotion use helps. Dry skin can itch intensely! good luck. ...Read more

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My niece she's 7 having irritation and itching after hand sling for broken shoulder. Please what can be done for this? Thank you

My niece she's 7 having irritation and itching after hand sling for broken shoulder.  Please what can be done for this? Thank you

Inability 2 wipe: I assume that she has genital area problems because of an inability to clean herself due to her shoulder injury. You should have her taking baths in clean water (no bubble bath) once or twice a day and that usually will clear it up quickly. ...Read more

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My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

Itch: Itching no matter the cause is typically treated with antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin. You can give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) safely. Look at the bottle and age appropriate dose. If he is too young, try 1 percent topical cortisone cream, which will help but not last as long. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more