Top
10
Doctor insights on: Itching On Hands

Share
Dr. Steven Griggs
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.


1

1
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Steven Griggs
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.


2

2
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

3

3
Itching on hands (Tip)

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

4

4
Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
once
See a Dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
once
5

5
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

6

6
What can cause unbearable itching on hands and feet?

What can cause unbearable itching on hands and feet?

Itching: Dry skin is a common reason for itching along with other possibilities like fungal infections, parasitic infections, allergic reactions etc. Please see a physician to have a better evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

7

7
Itching on hands (Tip)

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

9

9
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

10

10
Itching on hands (Tip)

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,079 doctors shared insights

Itch (Definition)

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