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I have very itchy fingertips.

I have very itchy fingertips.

Vague: Truthfully, you did not really ask a question to answer. However, your statement makes me wonder if you are touching things you are allergic to or if there is any problem with your circulation to the fingertips causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Suffering from a typical type of eczema from 6-7 months.Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.

Hand Dermatitis: If an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream isn't helping and you have been moisturizing aggressively, you may want to see your dermatologist. Hand dermatitis usually requires the use of a higher potency steroid than one you can get over the counter in addition to aggressive use of emollients. Get checked out to see what is actually going on. Best of luck! ...Read more

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The skin on my fingertips has been peeling for the last 4 months. Moisturizer helps a little but the peeling continues. It's not itchy. What causes?

The skin on my fingertips has been peeling for the last 4 months. Moisturizer helps a little but the peeling continues. It's not itchy. What causes?

Probably water loss: Most people that suffer from peeling fingertips wash their hands all the time. As water molecules leave the skin, more piggyback or get pulled out of the skin too. This leaves the skin dry and peeling. A great way to reverse this is whenever your hands are wet, thinly rub in petroleum jelly for thirty seconds, then towel dry. This traps the water in your skin, stopping the peeling. ...Read more

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I noticed my four year old chewing on her fingertips yesterday . She said they're itchy. I noticed all ten fingers have a callous like rash /peeling.

I noticed my four year old chewing on her fingertips yesterday . She said they're itchy. I noticed all ten fingers have a callous like rash /peeling.

Fingertip rash: Peeling skin on fingertips can be due to a variety of things. Is she having any other symptoms including cracked lips, redness of eyes, hands, feet or or fever? Follow up with doctor for exam and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Need to see this: before any diagnosis can be made. Please schedule a virtual consultation or visit your healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...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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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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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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How to treat itchiness?

1st find out cause: Find out why you're itching. Then avoid cause. If that's not enough, consider over-the-counter antihistamines (i don't know what's available in philippines). Here in states, otc antihistamines are just as effective as prescription ones. ...Read more

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Can coxsackie be itchy?

Yes: Any blistering condition can become itchy. The salt in your sweat can enter any of these skin lesions and trigger itching. Coxsackie viruses can produce blistering skin lesions. ...Read more

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What causes itchy heels?

What causes itchy heels?

A couple things...: The two main things that cause itchy heels are, first, dry skin, and second, superficial fungal infections. As long as you do not have any neuropathy, you may want to consider trying ucerin on your heels or vaseline wraps with socks overnight. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why my palate is itchy ?

Why my palate is itchy ?

Itchy palate?: What did you put in your mouth last? It could be an allergic response, a fungal or a viral infection just to name a few possibilities. Do you have any other symptoms? It’s best to see your dentist or primary care physician if it continues and depending upon your best guess for cause. ...Read more

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Why is my anus so itchy?

Why is my anus so itchy?

Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reactions can cause itching and this should be easy to track down. ...Read more

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Hi. Why is my back itchy?

Hi. Why is my back itchy?

Itchy back: An itchy back without associated rash is often due to excessive dryness of the skin or irritability caused by certain clothing. If generalized body itching is present, medical conditions like diabetes, blood dyscrasias, liver disorders,thyroid abnormalities, and generalized skin dryness are searched for. A dermatologist can evaluate you as needed. ...Read more

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Does alprim make you itchy?

Does alprim make you itchy?

If allergic: Occasionally some people may become allergic to Aspirin although Aspirin intolerance is far more common. If you are allergic to it, then you may get itchy. However i suspect that your itching is more likely from some other factors unless you have noted itching within 2 hrs after taking an Aspirin on more than one occasion. ...Read more

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What if your virgina itchy?

What if your virgina itchy?

Cleanse: Many things can cause vaginal itchiness. The first thing to do is to keep it clean and dry with hypoallergenic soap. If itching persists, see your doctor. ...Read more