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Itchy thighs, i think I have really dry skin so i itch instantly after i take my clothes off?

Itchy thighs, i think I have really dry skin so i itch instantly after i take my clothes off?

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

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I have a small itchy dry patch on my face where my beard is. Moisturizer does not help. I applied a warm cloth and I saw a clear liquid. What is this?

I have a small itchy dry patch on my face where my beard is. Moisturizer does not help. I applied a warm cloth and I saw a clear liquid. What is this?

Hard to say: Is the area dry or moist? In general in the area described the possibilities might be some sore of dermatitis, a fingal infection or possibly a bacterial infection like impetigo. I would see either PCP or derm for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my skin get itchy when i'm warm like when i wear warm clothes?

Why does my skin get itchy when i'm warm like when i wear warm clothes?

Dry skin: You may have dry skin, you need to use a moisturizer regularly after showers. This is common if you live in a cold climate. ...Read more

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Can wash powder give an allergic reation of little rasised itchy bumps on my back arms folded clothes became extremily itchy.

Can wash powder give an allergic reation of little rasised itchy bumps on my back arms folded clothes became extremily itchy.

Yes: You may be allergic to one of the ingredients. Another possibility is the anti-static strip if you do use it when drying your clothes. Try some hydrocortisone cream on the itchy areas . in the meanwhile, try another brand of laundry detergent . Once you are sure that you don't have a reaction to it (takes several days), then you will need to rewash everything touched by the old detergent. ...Read more

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My gf uses straight vinegar in place of fabric softener. Can this cause our clothes to make itchy rashes all over our bodies?

My gf uses straight vinegar in place of fabric softener. Can this cause our clothes to make itchy rashes all over our bodies?

Possible: Reacting to detergent, soap or fabric softeners may cause itchy rashes all over. If changing this doesn't cause improvement, please see your doctor as many other things can cause rashes too. ...Read more

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I'm having rashes on my legs and arms. Can i wear long or thick clothes ?Because of doing this can make they less itchy. Will it affect my skin more?

I'm having rashes on my legs and arms. Can i wear long or thick clothes ?Because of doing this can make they less itchy.  Will it affect my skin more?

Sure: Experiment with different clothes and different fabrics. Usually cotton is very gentle on the skin and in your case the long clothes may really help. ...Read more

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Head of penis looks bloody. No visible blood in semen/urine. Area itchy/sore. Wiping with damp cloth doesn't remove the 'blood'. No sex. What is it?

Head of penis looks bloody. No visible blood in semen/urine. Area itchy/sore. Wiping with damp cloth doesn't remove the 'blood'. No sex. What is it?

Balanitis: Sounds like fungal balanitis--especially if you are uncircumcised. Make sure you can pull your foreskin back all the way and you can try to apply over the counter clotrimazole. If the bloody look doesn't go away in 2 weeks, see a urologist. ...Read more

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I got a mosquito bite on my upper eyelid over night and my eye is swollen, stinging, itchy and sore. I've put a cold cloth on it but it hasn't helped.

I got a mosquito bite on my upper eyelid over night and my eye is swollen, stinging, itchy and sore. I've put a cold cloth on it but it hasn't helped.

See answer: Swelling of an eyelid from a mosquito bite isn't unusual and suggest an allergic type reaction. It should respond to an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec. If the condition gets worse check with a physician to be sure no infection is present ...Read more

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