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Itchy Behind Kneejoint
TimetoStopThDryClean: Could be you're not wiping that area enough after you unload. Try moistening the toilet paper a bit with some water (cold, not hot) and wipe thoroughly; also, try and push inside a bit to clean out that rim. If that doesn't work, keep doing that anyways and get some antifungal cream at the drug store and try using that three times a day for a week and if that doesn't work write back, there's more ...Read more
I've been itchy for ATLEAST a month now, its mainly behind and between my thighs. Dr. prescribed hydroxyzine doesnt work. Please help idk what to do.
At first i noticed this stuff that looks like a boil behind my head, then its grew to my neck, they were non itchy but after a few days became itchy?
Sebaceus: Cyst, perhaps infected. If it hurts, have it checked. ...Read more
Its been 10 days since i've taken 1st dose albenza (albendazole).Could the itchy flake from my behind be small toilet paper or from my pad? Or is this normal still?
Discuss with MD: Hard to know, the medication is used to treat hydatid disease and other infections caused by tapeworms. May also be used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, and pinworms. Belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintics. All of these infections can cause itching and flaking, pads and toilet paper can cause extra irritation. Try using moist wipes for hygiene until treatment finish. ...Read more
I have itchy little red lumps behind my knees and on my shins. I don't shave because i'm scared it'll make it worse. Help?
I have skin lesions, which are
filled with some fluid
When it heals, skin flakes are left behind. Herpes?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
How long since pierc: You will want to see a DR, preferably a dermatologist. You may need to stop using anything in it. A common cause for this is the use of an ointment which causes an allergic or irritant reaction. AVOID bacitracin, neomycin, triple antibiotic, peroxide, tea tree oil as these are common causes for what you describe. Water (shower) is good for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes they appeared quite quick big red itchy lumps behind my left knee almost within a few minutes and quite large only on one knee?
What happened first?: What happened before the lumps appeared? Were you stung/bitten by an insect? Had you rubbed against some plants/weeds? We need more information to provide the best answer. Possibly using topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or taking zyrtec/benadryl/claritin by mouth will resolve issue, but fp should see lumps & get complete history. ...Read more
My skin is dry and itchy. When i sweat i get prickly heat like rashes which leaves behind dark patches and marks all over my skin .Help me?
I have a red patch that started behind my leg on upper part of calf. Now it has moved to my lower back. It is now raised and itchy. What could it b?
I have a few raised red dots only on one leg behind my knee on both outside and inside. They aren't itchy, but I have never seen them before. ?
I am 29 year old fat guy from sri lanka i met a dermatologist for a itchy behind neck wired thing he said it is keratosis and gave me deriva c gel ?
Acanthosis?: A common condition in patients who are overweight is a acanthosis nigricans. This is a darkening and thickening of the skin, usually behind the neck and under the arms. Deriva c contains Adapalene which is a cousin of tretinoin, and may help thin the skin out and lighten the color a bit. Losing weight can be very helpful here, but if it persists, stronger creams exist that may help. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more