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Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Request antifungal: Often, a steriod is not sufficient, as yeast is often involved. Especially if the rash is on the underside, where the breast folds onto the underlying skin. If this is so, you might request an antifungal cream, ointment, or powder, and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

Guess fungal: From your description I would vote fungal infection. Try to keep the skin open to air and consider starting otc antifungal medications until you can get into your MD.

http://www. Phaa. Com/breast-fungus-treatment-itchy-fungal-rash-under-the-breast. Htm ...Read more

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Why am I so itchy?

Why am I so itchy?

Atopic: Itching may occur in cold weather due to skin dryness. Another common cause is atopic diathesis causing itching & eczema and sometimes asthma or hay fever. Avoid scratching and friction, apply mineral oil based moisturizer after shower. Do not rub too hard with a towel, rather pat-dry only. ...Read more

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I have itchy balls.?

I have itchy balls.?

See below: Likely due to too much moisture. If there is no rash or ulcers, then practice good hygiene and wear breathable fabrics. If there are any abnormalities on the skin, have it looked at by your doctor - it could be an infection. ...Read more

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What causes itchiness?

What causes itchiness?

Pruritus: Causes of itching can include dry skin, allergic reactions, dermatitis, infections, medications & nerve disorders to mention a few. ...Read more

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How to remove itchy bites?

How to remove itchy bites?

Use antihistamines: Apply witch hazel, Hydrocortisone cream, and over the counter ant histamines. If this does not get it under control see your doctor as there may be more to it. ...Read more

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Why am I so itchy all the time?

Why am I so itchy all the time?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Painful itchy sores to the body?

The answer is: See your doctor or dermatologist as not enough info provided or re-submit with more info and a picture. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy smelly scap?

Why do I have itchy smelly scap?

See your doctor: Often time the sebacious glands in scalp can enlarge and become cysts. If they leak it has a distinct odor. See your doctor for a diagnosis. Dandruff can also cause this as well as infected eczema from scratching or psoriasis. You will need treatment for this. ...Read more

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Why do I only get itchy at night?

Why do I only get itchy at night?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause severe itchiness?

What could cause severe itchiness?

Itching: The first thing a physician does for itching is to take a careful history including asking about medications that may be causing the itch & examine the skin to find a cause like dry skin, skin conditions, infections, or reactions. If none can be found, a systemic cause could be causing the itching. Several lab studies to look for diabetes, liver disease, kidney or liver disease, and lymphoma etc ...Read more

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Are there ways to manage itchiness?

Are there ways to manage itchiness?

Itchiness: There are many ways to manage itchiness, from topical creams to oral medications. The best way to manage itchiness (pruritis) is to treat the actual cause. I recommend seeing your doctor to establish a likely treatable diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I always get an itchy bumcrack?

Many reasons: You may have a hemorrhoid, anal fissure, pinworms or a variety of other ailments. ...Read more

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I am having itchy on my goring areas?

Groin itch: It could be a lice infection commonly called "crabs" which needs a prescription to cure so see your doctor. ...Read more

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My bottom is itchy what can I do stop it?

My bottom is itchy what can I do stop it?

Consult your Doctor: We don't know what part of your bottom itches. If the itch is in the anusIt may be due to hemorroids, parasitic infestation with pinworms, allergic reaction to soaps, medications, undergarments or personal cleaning wipes. Other areas may be due to allergy to undergarments or skin conditions
Get it checked by your doctor to make the diagnosis and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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I have a lot of itchiness at night why??

I have a lot of itchiness at night why??

Itching: Have your skin checked to out to rule out scabies, dry skin or any other type of skin inflammation and irritation. ...Read more

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Why does my whole body get so itchy at night time?

Pruritis: Well, you do not give us much to go on, itching can be environmental, toxic, medical, infectious, from something in the bed, allergic, without additional information an answer cannot be easily provided. ...Read more

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My rectal has been itchy for a year, what can I do?

My rectal has been itchy for a year, what can I do?

More info needed: It may be a skin problem like generalized pruritis / itching. There could be tears that develop from constipation + straining with each bowel movement. As the skin heals the area becomes itchy.
I suggest making an appointment with your primary care doctor. He or she will then be able to make a treatment plan.
Hope that you feel better soon. .. ...Read more

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My virginal entrance is itchy, how can I solve this?

Get diagnosed: Get your virginal entrance examined to diagnose why it is itchy, then the proper treatment can be provided. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What to do for non-itchy rsh that covers the whole body?

What to do for non-itchy rsh that covers the whole body?

Eval needed: You should be evaluated by you primary care provider. They can determine the cause and treatment. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Why do we itch? What happens in our body that makes us itchy?

Itch: Itch is the need to or desire to scratch. Receptors in the skin transmit sensation to the brain or spinal; cord. There is actually a scratch reflex simialr to a pain reflex (you get stuck with a pin and jump). Histamine is a chemicla releaed by cells in response to certain stimualtions, histamine cause local itchy response by stimulating nerve fibers. Mechanical irritation also stimuates these. ...Read more

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Itchy burny pinchy sensation in the middle left side of my back?

Itchy burny pinchy sensation in the middle left side of my back?

Itchy back: From your description, is sounds like it may be a condition known as notalgia paresthetica. Also called brachioradial pruritus. See a dermatologist for this common disorder. ...Read more

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I'm feeling sudden itchiness on my body, specially after shower?

I'm feeling sudden itchiness on my body, specially after shower?

This could be an: allergic reaction, but, dry skin can also be itchy. Any kind of itchiness is made worse by a hot shower. Luke warm is less irritating and is also much less drying to the skin. Moisturize, moisturizer, moisturizer. Sorta like chicken soup...it couldn't hurt. ...Read more

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What can my son do when, his wound is itchy, without tearing it open?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover it with a clean dressing changed every other day and protect from trauma. Ice injures healing tissues, bad idea as is scratching. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more

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Treating for 2 weeks with Lotrimon -now itchy and flaky, is it normal?

Treating for 2 weeks with Lotrimon -now itchy and flaky, is it normal?

No: If you have a fungal skin infection, Lotrimin (clotrimazole) should make it clear up. Two weeks was enough time to see improvement. See your doctor for visual inspection and maybe a scraping to examine under a microscope. Consider seeing a dermatologist if you primary care doctor is unable to help. ...Read more

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Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Is it common to have an itchy bellybutton? If so, what can I do to make it better?

Yes: It is common, especially as the skin over the belly button stretches. You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or use Hydrocortisone cream on it to ease the itch if would like. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get itchy when working in the garden and to go away when showering?

Is it normal to get itchy when working in the garden and to go away when showering?

While I don't think: This happens to everybody, it isn't terribly uncommon. Certain individuals, especially those susceptible to eczema, have sensitive skin. Numerous irritants/allergens can be found among plants, weeds and grasses. Best option: wear protective clothing including gloves (vinyl), long sleeves and pants tucked into socks. Apply OTC barrier cream/lotion with quaternium-18 bentonite where exposed. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with pompolyx. And uncontrolably itchy at night. What can I do?

I have been diagnosed with pompolyx. And uncontrolably itchy at night. What can I do?

Itchy: I feel for you after jus getting over a bout with poison ivy myself! Try applying cold to the areas along with over the counter creams. Your doctor may prescribe topical steroid creams to help. ...Read more

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I got bit by mosquitos 2weeks ago but they haven't went away yet. Still itchy also. Why?

Reaction: You are having skin reaction to mosquito bites. Apply some moisturising lotion and take otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night time. Always protect your self in out door by applying anti -repallants to exposed skin, and wear full sleeve shirts and long pants/ dress to prevent from any insect bite. Good luck! ...Read more