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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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I am recovered from fever and joindus & now feeling too weak and my skin has become too sensitive that even normal clothes or any touch is too itchy?

I am recovered from fever and joindus & now feeling too weak and my skin has become too sensitive that even normal clothes or any touch is too itchy?

Normal with jaundice: consult your treating physician,. You did not mention the cause of your jaundice?- hepatitis, gallbladder or liver disease, blood issues? OTC antihistamines like Benadryl or Chlor Trimeton may help. ...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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When I do my laundry I use none scented soap and put in a laundry sheet in the dryer and my private part is very itchy. How can it stop itching?

When I do my laundry I use none scented soap and put in a laundry sheet in the dryer and my private part is very itchy. How can it stop itching?

Dryer Sheets: Dryer sheets help to cut down on static in your laundry. They can also trigger allergic reactions in some people, usually characterized by a skin reaction known as contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Blotch on my skin is darker in color, dryer than the rest of my skin and used to be itchy. What could it be?

Blotch on my skin is darker in color, dryer than the rest of my skin and used to be itchy. What could it be?

Tinea versicolor: It may be from a fungal infection called tinea versicolor.This may be helped by an antifungal cream. Do note that sometimes this condition presents as a light patch due to the sunblocking effect of the fungus. ...Read more

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Could small red itchy welts on my body be an allergy to dryer sheets?

Could small red itchy welts on my body be an allergy to dryer sheets?

Possibly: Dryer sheets are known to irritate skin, but before you blame the allergy on the sheets, try to investigate if food, wool, perfume, or insect bites including bed bugs could be the culprits. ...Read more

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Itchy and dry skin?

Itchy and dry skin?

Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin. ...Read more

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How come my eyelids are dry and itchy?

How come my eyelids are dry and itchy?

Blepharitis: See your eye care provider for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes dry, itchy and irritated skin?

What causes dry, itchy and irritated skin?

Eczema,contact demat: The commonest cause is eczema, and it can be due to contact dermatitis to several allegens, like plants , detergents, soaps or any other product comes in contact with skin, as well as climate and sun exposure, food allergies, use of heat and airconditioning in home. ...Read more

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My skin has dry itchy spots what can I do?

My skin has dry itchy spots what can I do?

Eczema or psoriasis?: how it to your doc or check on the 'net. These are different and are treated differently! They can both be treated with topical medicines. See your doc and a good dermatologist if he/she is not sure! They are both treatable. ...Read more

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What can stop dry and itchy flaking scalp?

Emollient: The treatment of dry scaling of the skin is a common condition if dry areas, and may be prevented with use of emollient. ...Read more