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Hi I'm maria and I suffer itchy and burning hands and feet to the point it swells up ...idk if its a sign of a change of my allergies.. But I want to know how I can handle it especially during the summer..

Hi I'm maria and I suffer itchy and burning hands and feet to the point it swells up ...idk if its a sign of a change of my allergies.. But I want to know how I can handle it especially during the summer..

Hard to know: Is there a rash? Does it usually worsen during the summer? Can you describe the allergies? In general, seasonal or food allergies do not cause isolated cutaneous symptoms on the hands and feet. A metabolic, toxic or nutritional neuropathy can cause hands/feet burning without rash. Insect exposure at night (if only the hands/ feet, head are exposed) might present this way. Just thoughts. ...Read more

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I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

Neuropathy: Since affecting the hands and the feet i would look to see if you have any back pain as a proximal source. There are other causes of neuropathy and a physical by your internsit is recommended. (please excuse prior answer given - i hit the wrong key on computer and my answer to person before you was duplicated to you.). ...Read more

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What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

Allergies: This condition appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external and the use of benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) May help. If you cannot identify triggers, consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Neuropathy: Burning sensation without any obvious lesion on the hand and feet is suspicious for neuropathy. Need more detailed history/exam and may some diagnostic studies ...Read more

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I have noticed that my hands and feet have become mildly itchy. Almost like an ant bite kind of itch/burning. I am 35 weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

I have noticed that my hands and feet have become mildly itchy. Almost like an ant bite kind of itch/burning. I am 35 weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

Yes: This is normal in many women during their last trimester especially. With increased fluids in the body the toes and fingers will have more swelling at times and will naturally tend to get a bit itchy. If you are concerned make sure to check in with your doctor who monitors your blood pressure. Stay hydrated and keep some form of mild exercise if possible. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Started about 3 months ago . Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

Started about 3 months ago . Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

You need evaluation : There can be many causes for this. You need to see a dermatologist, but it needs to be considered that this could be an allergic reaction to something. Ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me..i got red rashes after 2 days of itching..tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me..i got red rashes after 2 days of itching..tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

Many things: Many things can cause this feeling. "Pruritis" or itchiness can normal reaction to dry skin or air or a manifestation of allergies. In more serious situations it can signify a blood or liver disorder. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Lots of reasons: The list of things that can cause chronic itch are many. Start with properly moisturizing feet and hands, and not over-washing them. Soaps should be mild, no perfumes or dyes. You can try Hydrocortisone Cream 0.5 - 1% 1-2 times a day if available at drug stores in Australia. If the symptoms continue or worsen, see a doctor - SOMETIMES can be due to more worrisome conditions. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feet (sometimes hands) gets red hot and itchy and its happening every night lately. What should I do ?

Feet (sometimes hands) gets red hot and itchy and its happening every night lately. What should I do ?

Night sweats: An overheated room can cause you to sweat a lot,but true night sweats are due to a medical condition or treatment and not your environment. Common causes of night sweats include menopause, infections such as tuberculosis, and cancers, Red, hot & itchy skin should be examined by a physician. Arrange an evaluation right away. Good luck ... ...Read more

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Ive had bumps on my hands and feet for more than a week now. They are clear, able to pop, and at times sometimes itchy. they keep spreading?

Ive had bumps on my hands and feet for more than a week now. They are clear, able to pop, and at times sometimes itchy. they keep spreading?

Dyshidrosis: Avoid exposure to irritants like chemicals. Wash hands and feet thoroughly and dry. Use hand cream or petroleum jelly. Wear absorbent gloves under rubber gloves when working with water. Remove jewelry before working with wet substances. Use topical hydrocortisone cream. Thanks for trusting HEALTHTAP! ...Read more

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What to do if 2 year old has itchy hand and feet!?

What to do if 2 year old has itchy hand and feet!?

Call your doctor.: You should call your doctor to discuss the causes of this and have your child seen. Sometimes an oral antihistamine or topical hydrocortisone cream can help, but at your child's age, you should discuss with his/her doctor first. ...Read more

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What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

Depends: Usually either eczema, but could also be an allergy, would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more

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Why do my hands/ feet /thighs get itchy after being in the cold into a warm shower?

Why do my hands/ feet /thighs get itchy after being in the cold into a warm shower?

Vasodilation: The coldness causes blood vessels to contract and be smaller. The heat then causes the opposite effect, this rush of blood and expansion of the blood vessels can cause this feeling of itchiness. ...Read more

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