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Itching Type Dermatitis In Both Ears
Part of the disease: Eczema is a general term. You don't describe the bumps; when limited to the lower legs, there are some specific diseases. Generalized itching get be the result of allergy to environmental allergens, contact allergens (jewelry, cosmetics), irritation by shaving or other methods of hair removal. Less frequently, some systemic diseases. Without more information, i can't be more specific. ...Read more
Do many people experience dry ears (crusty outer infection) and eczema like lesions on arms and legs from accutane?
No: Eczematous otitis externa is very common, particularly among people who experience some type of dermatitis in the scalp. Autoimmune skin diseases are also more commonly associated with eczematous otitis externa. Accutane is not known to be an associated cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun. ?
I have a rash around edge of both armpits. In foreign country with different detergent. Cause perhaps? Use hydrocortisone? Claritin (loratadine)? Cornstarch?
Use: cotizone topicals and antihistamines removal of the cause ...Read more
Soreness in the areas most affected by seborrheic dermatitis. What could I do/apply? Any management suggestions?
What type of allergic reaction is it when allergy skin testing results in extreme itchiness, small wheals all the same size including saline drop.
Dermatographism: The saline negative control on skin testing should be "negative" with no itch or redness. When this is "positive" that is suggestive of dermatographism which is a fairly common form of physical urticaria (hives) just from stroking of the skin. To better define allergies, a serum ige (blood test) can be used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause itchy, gritty feeling in all mucous membranes and itchy skin. Could an allergy cause itching widespread? E-cig allergy perhaps?
Yes: an exposure to an irritant or allergy can cause your symptoms ...Read more
Does HERPES TYPE 1 cause non itchy and painless red bumps like mosquito bites around the body and pain in the armpits?
Hello all. I recently have irritation itch itchy and itchiness of certain areas of my body including the eyelids, ears, and anus. Please help.
Pruritis: Severe itching, also known as pruritis, can come from many causes, including seasonal allergies, hay fever, asthma, eczema, diabetes, hiv/aids, and various types of cancer. Pregnant women and the elderly can also get it, but that's not you. Start by seeing an allergist, as allergy would be the most common cause in your age group. ...Read more
No: Lamictal was originally developed as an anti-seizure medication but is now mostly used for bipolar disorders. It has a list of possible side effects longer than your arm, even if you are a gibbon - and one of those side effects is itching. There are plenty of legitimate treatments for pruritus due to atopic dermatitis; try Allegra or claritin, (loratadine) or see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy) and skin redness or irritation. The following also describes me: Allergic react...
Scaly mildly itchy rash at side of fingers for 2-3 years(only at fingers-no irritant involv)no luck with antifungal tx.Dyshidrotic eczema or infection?
Contact/irritant: If you have dry skin, you will need to use a thick moisturizer after washing your hands whenever possible. Wear vinyl glove when washing dishes or anything else. Avoid scented soap of any kind. After washing hands before going to bed, apply some moisturizer on the hands and wear non-latex gloves overnight. Consider getting patch testing to find out whether contact allergen plays a role. ...Read more
Could you be affected by 2 different types of eczema at the same time? Say Dyshidrotic Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis?
Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry ?
I am experiencing rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , skin redness or irritation, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itchi... bumps and red on outer elbows armpits and buttocks. Benadryl cream and pills not working?
What could cause rash, blistering/swelling, and scabbing on ear.. With no history of burns, scrapes, insect bites, or contact with allergens?
? Impetigo: What you describe sounds suspicious for impetigo, a strep infection of your skin. You can have a tiny break in your skin that you were not even aware of, and the normal skin bacteria could then enter in and cause a local strep infection. The "scabbing" is what makes me especially suspicious. Try washing with antibacterial wash, put on antibiotic ointment, and if not better in a few days, see doc. ...Read more
Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?
Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more
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