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Doctor insights on: Itchy Feeling Inside Upper Chest

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I have an itchy feeling inside my upper chest what is it?

I have an itchy feeling inside my upper chest what is it?

Who knows: You need to be more descriptive. Do you have a rash? Dry skin? Or just itchy. Just try some lotion for a week or so ...Read more

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Lump near jaw behind ear at times it is swollen having a burning feeling in neck upper chest and across upper back. Parts of body itchy.

Lump near jaw behind ear at times it is swollen having a burning feeling in neck upper chest and across upper back. Parts of body itchy.

Well: The lump could be a swollen lymph node which could mean an infection present you should get checked out immediately! ...Read more

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Hi I have a pink spot on my upper chest that gets itchy and won't go away?

Hi I have a pink spot on my upper chest that gets itchy and won't go away?

Try antifungal: It could be a small area of a yeast type infection. Try an over the counter antifungal cream like terbenifine. If it does not go away after using this cream for 1-2 weeks twice a day, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on small areas of upper chest and shoulder?

Itchy rash on small areas of upper chest and shoulder?

Need eval to know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Small spots on upper chest, red in colour. Not itchy. Is this a symptom ov HIV, even tho had a rapid finger prick test at 27 week and result was Neg?

Doubtful but: Skin rash can be caused by many things including viral infections other than HIV. You did not mention whether you have had unprotected sex during the past 40 weeks and thus a negative test at 27 weeks cannot tell you whether you have contracted HIV or not. Nonetheless if it is from another viral infection or a drug reaction, the rash should resolve in ...Read more

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Last 2 mths I have red blotchy skin on both sides of my neck just under jaw line and center of my upper chest. not itchy. Areas hurt if anything rubs ?

Last 2 mths I have red blotchy skin on both sides of my neck just under jaw line and center of my upper chest. not itchy. Areas hurt if anything rubs ?

That is difficult: to answer without seeing what you are describing. My first guess would have been urticarial, but unlikely if it doesn't itch. The fact that it is sensitive to touch indicates that it is likely exposed dermal tissue and should be looked at by someone with a medical background. ...Read more

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I have noticed small red dots suddenly appering on my arms and upper chest/neck area. They do not hurt nor are they itchy. I am very paled skin.

I have noticed small red dots suddenly appering on my arms and upper chest/neck area. They do not hurt nor are they itchy. I am very paled skin.

Angiomas: There are many different types of angiomas. An angioma is a benign tumor that consists of small blood vessels. These tumors can be located anywhere on the body. Some of the different types include: spider angiomas, cherry angiomas, and senile angiomas. ...Read more

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5 yr old f dime size scaly red sometimes itchy on upper chest near shoulder blade has had for 5 days gets red when taking bath should I call dr?

Make appt: Simply make an appt for the rash/area to be evaluated. It may be a simple fungal "ring worm" like infection, and there are easy treatments for that. But you will never know what it is until a dr. Diagnosis it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Non itchy tiny red pimple-like bumps on my upper chest. I have been applying a steroid cream for a fungal infection, then these bumps appeared.

Non itchy tiny red pimple-like bumps on my upper chest. I have been applying a steroid cream for a fungal infection, then these bumps appeared.

See a dermatologist: Steroid cream is not good for fungus infections, often makes them worse. Probably not fungus, though. It is not possible to define this without an inspection of the skin, preferably by a skin specialist. ...Read more

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Reaction to wool scarf 1mth ago. Upper chest still off/on itchy, slightly red. Can't see doc for 3 wks. Might clobetasol Rx for my hand eczema help?

Reaction to wool scarf 1mth ago. Upper chest still off/on itchy, slightly red. Can't see doc for 3 wks. Might clobetasol Rx for my hand eczema help?

YEs: It is worth a try. It sound like a severe immune reaction, of which the steroid cream might help. Have you been skin tested for other allergens? It might prove useful. Best of health- Hope you feel better ...Read more

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Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time. In order to evaluate you, a physician would have to perform a thorough history and physical examination. After that pertinent tests and/or referral to appropriate specialist may be required for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Chronic fatigue: Chronic fatigue can arise from many sources - not the least of which is not sleeping soundly. Have your doctor refer you for a sleep study. If that turns out OK a consult with a neurologist will evaluate your abnormal (weak) gait would be my next choice for you. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

Fungus?: Due to cravings for sugar prior to your periods, fungal infections can be aggravated. Please see a dermatologist. A biopsy may be appropriate since you sound like you have already received some medical attention. ...Read more

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Have had an itchy feeling in chest for about three weeks. Started after a run.

Have had an itchy feeling in chest for about three weeks. Started after a run.

?Itchy: Not quite sure what "ITCHY" means here, but any time I hear of problems in the chest area after exercise I worry about the heart. best you see the Dr. for a good evaluation and assure your heart is ok. best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 23, female, averagr weight. I've been feeling a dull pain in my middle upper chest that gets sharp and spreads down at times, what could this be?

I'm 23, female, averagr weight. I've been feeling a dull pain in my middle upper chest that gets sharp and spreads down at times, what could this be?

Costochondritis: Usually sharp worse w deep breath, cough, laugh and reproducible if you push on it. If pain goes thru your chest to the back, or short of breath that keeps worsening then see doctor and get chest x-ray. ...Read more

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I've been feeling for the past few days a pinching sensation on my left upper chest. The pinching occurs for nearly a minute. I am a 16 year old male.

I've been feeling for the past few days a pinching sensation on my left upper chest. The pinching occurs for nearly a minute. I am a 16 year old male.

Costocondritis?: This could be simply what is fondly referred to a 'growing pains,' BUT its important to make sure something this is not something serious. In order to rule out serious respiratory and cardiovascular problems among even rarer serious problems, go to the doctor or nearest ER as soon as possible and have it checked out with a good history and physical exam, EKG, and chest xray, and bloodwork, be safe ...Read more

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I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?

I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?

See your doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be a number of things but chest pain is one that needs further attention and evaluation by a doctor. An 'itchy feeling' with pain on only one side of the chest could be the initial symptoms of shingles(herpes zoster), and a red vesicular(pimple like)rash may or may not follow shortly. It is however impossible to be certain without going to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cough, sore throat and an itchy feeling in my chest?

Cough, sore throat and an itchy feeling in my chest?

Well: Can't be several things could be a virus or allergic reaction. For specific diagnosis and treatment consult Healthtap for a video visit or visit a primary care doctor in person ...Read more

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I am feeling pain in ribs. Some times i fell pain in upper chest. I do yoga. It pains a lot when i do abs. why?

Costochondriti: I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
“Feeling pain in the ribs and sometimes in the upper chest” is likely due to inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum, called Costochondritis. Pain may radiate to abdomen which can be worse while doing abs.
Focus on Meditation, stop postures which increase pain.
See Orthopedic Physician ...Read more

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I have a weird cold feeling on the left side of my upper chest feels like cold running thru a vein? What could this be?

I have a weird cold feeling  on the left side of my upper chest feels like cold running thru a vein? What could this be?

Check with your doc: This could be a lot of stuff.

It may even be hillary clinton disease although must likely nothing to worry about.

Check with your doc to be safe. ...Read more