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Itchy From Hot Yoga
Can hot water make neuropathy worse? Seems like my feet and face itch and tingle (fall asleep) after a hot shower or bath .
Yes it can: Any excessive stimulation of the cutaneous (skin) nerves by temperature, pressure or touch can make the neuropathic symptoms worse. ...Read more
Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.
Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more
Prickly heat?Very itchy ankles, full of tiny blisters and swollen. It is also spreading to behind my knees.It seems to start in warm weather. Help!
Sounds like eczema: Ankles & behind the knees are common places for eczema. Most of the time, eczema flares in the winter when it's cold and dry, but can flare in the spring & summer. Blisters may be part of eczema or a superinfection with bacteria or even viruses, like herpes. Herpes infection of eczema has little ulcers and is very painful. Since there are blisters, best to show it to your dermatologist asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feet cold a lot. Spider veins hurt after hot bath. Both legs turned red, some rash, severe itch. Got better 20 min with cold cloth. Have polyeuropathy?
I've noticed an increase in migraines. When I move from a cold room to hot outdoors, hard alcohol, cold weather, stress & humidity. Ideas?
Multifactorial: 'migraines', like the term 'energy', can mean different things to different people. If you've been diagnosed by an allopathic practitioner, you may already know that that kind of headache can have many triggers. Best ideas will probably come from the practitioner who diagnosed you. If you havent seen a PCP, I suggest you start there. ...Read more
I get hot red spots (non-itchy or raised, so no heat rash) whenever I'm hot (sweater, sun, shower, stress). They come and go after 30 m. What is this?
Skin reaction to ibuprofen or benzonatate? Small very itchy bumps on my torso that become water filled in hot sunny weather. What do I do?
Drug reaction?: NSAIDs may be associated with sun sensitivity but one can only tell by the absence of problem when not using an NSAID and reappearance upon restarting it. If this is not the issue, then you will have to check for other kinds of photosensitizers and see a dermatologist if the problem persists. ...Read more
Red bumps in varying sizes under glute/upper-back thigh. No whitehead on them. Worse in summer, humid climates, & when sweating. How can I calm it?
Trigger: If your headaches are migraine events, not uncommon for bright sunshine to act as a trigger. There are multiple other triggering events, both externally and internally, and you can google lists of foods and events that can create problems, if you are susceptible. Not the heat but the light (photophobia). Preventative meds can help. ...Read more
The bottoms of my feet are hot and red. No pain but they're uncomfortably hot, like they're running a fever. Why?
6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?
See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these areas from loosing blood flow (cold can do this) and thus decreasing oxygen to the tissues, where, if without, tissues metabolism slows and if it stops, tissues can die. His response may be slightly exaggerated but, without pain, i would not worry. ...Read more
What's the symptomatic difference between dry skin and hot flashes? My skin feels really hot on and off like sunburn for a few min
Hot flashes need : are treated with hormones A sudden feeling of warmth spreading through your upper body and face A flushed appearance with red, blotchy skin Rapid heartbeat Perspiration, mostly on your upper body Feeling chilled as the hot flash subsides Hot flashes vary in frequency — you may have few or many in a day — and each hot flash usually subsides in a few minutes. Dry skin is constantly irritated ...Read more
On calves, sunburn like rash, hot 2 touch, not sunburn it is under socks and sneaker.Get it when I walk a lot, like at theme park in hot weather?
Took hot bath, both legs turned red, had bad itching with rash. Put cold rags on. Felt better in 20 minutes. Feet are cold a lot.. Have spider veins?
Leathery skin on scrotum each winter, and feels greasy. Itchy but no rash. Never occurs during spring, summer, or fall.
Here are some ...: At least, your well-observed history confirms your seasonal scrotal wall change has not harmed you. Therefore, we may assume such is related with seasonal environmental change; you may take a breath. For management, trying adjusting environmental temperature and moisture may be helpful; however, you may leave it alone or applying 1% hydrocortisone cream lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days and see ...Read more
Allergist dx constant flat rashes neck, arms, are from choligenic urticaria, the heat from exercise and a mix of detergent reaction. Says try zyrtec (cetirizine)?
Urticaria: It's difficult to tell if you truly have cholinergic urticaria from your description. Usually urticaria is raised. But some people have what is called dermatographia which causes flat red hot skin especially when stressed, touched or hot. In either condition Zyrtec (cetirizine) should help ...Read more
Cold and hot sweats. In bed spots on forearms,and body feels all heated up and kinda flushed face?
Any medicines: You're on? which can be a reaction, please see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.
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