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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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My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

Peeling hands, feet: Peeling of extremities may have several causes like after strep infections!, kawasaki disease. Fungal illnesses, psoriasis and a condion known as erythroderma. ...Read more

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My mom is 56 and was about to go to bed when she began to itch in the palms of her hands and soles of her feet then her lips felt numb then all over.?

My mom is 56 and was about to go to bed when she began to itch in the palms of her hands and soles of her feet then her lips felt numb then all over.?

Alllergic reaction: This sounds like an allergic reaction to a medication or other substance because it is reactive and bilateral.
She may be allergic to a new medicine that has recently been changed. ...Read more

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I had a lot of alcohol and in the morning I found the palm of my hands and sole of my feet to be swollen and itching. Could this be alcohol allergy?

I had a lot of alcohol and in the morning I found the palm of my hands and sole of my feet to be swollen and itching. Could this be alcohol allergy?

Unlikely: Ethanol is a sugar. Humans do not demonstrate allergies to sugers, but rather, to proteins. Alcohol is a vasodilator and this could be what is causing your symptoms. Regardless, although it seems fun, try and reduce the binge drinking because it is taking a toll on your health. ...Read more

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Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

May not be bites: It is possible that you have something called hand/foot ezcema or dermatitis, since it has been going on for a long time. You also describe tiny blisters which are found in this condtition. While it is treatable, it is not curable. You should see a dermatologist for treatment and to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes foot and hand itching and tingling?

What causes foot and hand itching and tingling?

Fluid retenetion: If it occurs monstly in the morning, usually it is from redistribution of swelling form your legs to your hand and pressure on the nerves. Its a prettin common problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 31 yrs old male. I often feel intense itching deep inside my limbs. Its impossible to scratch because its below the skin surface, deep under. Its often inside one leg, foot or hand. What is this?

I am 31 yrs old male. I often feel intense itching deep inside my limbs. Its impossible to scratch because its below the skin surface, deep under. Its often inside one leg, foot or hand. What is this?

I do not know: That symptom as described is an odd one. Maybe the feeling you feel is nerve related or a deep muscle ache referred to as an itch? See a dr. And get an evaluation with some routine lab work to check your electrolytes etc. And maybe something will be discovered to account for this issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lumps at the base of my skull. Seems like swollen lymph nodes, this way off and on for mths, ear pressure/fluid. Hand/foot itching, numbness. See dr?

Lumps at the base of my skull. Seems like swollen lymph nodes, this way off and on for mths, ear pressure/fluid. Hand/foot itching, numbness. See dr?

Yes!: Anything that has been an ongoing problem for months needs to be checked. If there was a simple explanation, you would have found it. Since the symptoms were not temporary, it is important to find out what is going on. So do get checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was having fungal infection on my vagina 3 weeks ago and it has been treated. Now I am experiences itching on my palm n sole of the feet. Need help?

I was having fungal infection on my vagina 3 weeks ago and it has been treated. Now I am experiences itching on my palm n sole of the feet. Need help?

See a Dermatologist: Vaginal fungal infections are not usually related to palmar fungal infections, so, see a specialist.
Good Luck ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. This ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?

Allergic reaction...: 20 y/o says, my brother has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand and feet and is painful what could it be? Sounds like some Allergic reaction to food/ medicine/ Drink Could also be Contact, though Contact is less likely. Take him to ER as as as you can. ...Read more

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Why does my palm of feet itches?

Why does my palm of feet itches?

Dry Skin, Fungus: The most common causes of itchy skin on the soles of your feet are dry skin and athlete's foot which is caused by fungus or yeast. Even if you do not see or smell anything odd, i'd suggest trying a simple over the counter anti fungal cream applied every day and see if the problem resolves. If not, see a doctor. Terbinafine and Clotrimazole are commonly available otc antifungals. ...Read more

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Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Itching in pregnancy: Thre are several causes for itching during pregnancy - and it sommonly affects the palms and soles. It's normal, but annoying. Try moisturizing lotion, and oatmeal baths. Avoid heat and hot baths. ...Read more

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I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?

Dermatologist: 18 years is a long time, I hope you were able to see a dermatologist for it, this needs to be examined to determine the problem. If you have not seen one, you should. ...Read more

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I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx

I'm pretty sure I still have athletes foot and it isn't going away with creams! What else can I do?? Itches burns and tingles. On soles of feet! Thnx

Consider a powder: For athletes foot to help reduce moisture and improve comfort. Powders, sprays, creams and ointments that contain antifungal medication are appropriate. Treating or replacing the shoes you have been wearing, and decontaminating the shower/tub may help reduce re-infection. Sometimes, prescription oral medications are used. ...Read more

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The inner side of my pinky toe on my right foot is swollen and white. It hurts and itches but no sign of pus. Thoughts?

The inner side of my pinky toe on my right foot is swollen and white. It hurts and itches but no sign of pus. Thoughts?

It could be fungus: Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) is commonly encountered between the toes. The white discoloration might be moist skin, which is conducive to infection. Try a topical antifungal and use it as directed. If it is not better consult with a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more