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I started my first yr of college two months ago. Recently I've been getting swelling/stiffness/itchiness in my foot, hand, neck & now my arm.???

I started my first yr of college two months ago. Recently I've been getting swelling/stiffness/itchiness in my foot, hand, neck & now my arm.???

See a doctor: The causes can be many, and the right diagnosis is key to good treatment. If you have been ill recently, such as after a flu-like illness or urinary tract infection certain forms of (seronegative) arthritis is sometimes seen. I hope this helps but see a doctor. ...Read more

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My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

My feet and hands a continuously itchy?

Many things: Many things can cause this feeling. "Pruritis" or itchiness can normal reaction to dry skin or air or a manifestation of allergies. In more serious situations it can signify a blood or liver disorder. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if 2 year old has itchy hand and feet!?

What to do if 2 year old has itchy hand and feet!?

Call your doctor.: You should call your doctor to discuss the causes of this and have your child seen. Sometimes an oral antihistamine or topical hydrocortisone cream can help, but at your child's age, you should discuss with his/her doctor first. ...Read more

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What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

Depends: Usually either eczema, but could also be an allergy, would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more

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What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

Allergies: This condition appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external and the use of benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) May help. If you cannot identify triggers, consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my hands/ feet /thighs get itchy after being in the cold into a warm shower?

Why do my hands/ feet /thighs get itchy after being in the cold into a warm shower?

Vasodilation: The coldness causes blood vessels to contract and be smaller. The heat then causes the opposite effect, this rush of blood and expansion of the blood vessels can cause this feeling of itchiness. ...Read more

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Hi I am 20 weeks and I am find myself very itchy all the time it has started on my hands and feet what can I do about it?

Hi I am 20 weeks and I am find myself very itchy all the time it has started on my hands and feet what can I do about it?

Medications, See OB: There are medications to help with this but first you must see your OB. Certain liver problems need to be eliminated as a cause, then you can be sure that simple medication will not be masking a more serious problems. Topical medications may be usefull.
See: http://www. Birth. Com. Au/skin-hair-and-nails/skin-rashes-itchy-skin#.U9qrwfldUvM

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Palms of hands and sole of feet have been itchy really badly since a couple of days. Not allergic to anything, started randomly. Why could his be?

Palms of hands and sole of feet have been itchy really badly since a couple of days. Not allergic to anything, started randomly. Why could his be?

Itchiness a symptom: Your itchiness may be due to something as simple as dry skin, or it may be due to something else going on with your body. Please see your doctor for full history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Why are my feet and hands so itchy all the time?

Lots of reasons: The list of things that can cause chronic itch are many. Start with properly moisturizing feet and hands, and not over-washing them. Soaps should be mild, no perfumes or dyes. You can try Hydrocortisone Cream 0.5 - 1% 1-2 times a day if available at drug stores in Australia. If the symptoms continue or worsen, see a doctor - SOMETIMES can be due to more worrisome conditions. ...Read more

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What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

Possible fungus: Yeast, dermatitis, many things can cause these symptoms. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Feet (sometimes hands) gets red hot and itchy and its happening every night lately. What should I do?

Feet (sometimes hands) gets red hot and itchy and its happening every night lately. What should I do?

Night sweats: An overheated room can cause you to sweat a lot, but true night sweats are due to a medical condition or treatment and not your environment. Common causes of night sweats include menopause, infections such as tuberculosis, and cancers, Red, hot & itchy skin should be examined by a physician. Arrange an evaluation right away. Good luck. .. ...Read more

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I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

I get really hot hands and feet like burning hot and itchy nothing cools them down and it can become unbearable?

Neuropathy: Since affecting the hands and the feet I would look to see if you have any back pain as a proximal source. There are other causes of neuropathy and a physical by your internsit is recommended.
(please excuse prior answer given - I hit the wrong key on computer and my answer to person before you was duplicated to you.). ...Read more

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I've had bumps on my hands and feet for more than a week now. They are clear, able to pop, and at times sometimes itchy. They keep spreading?

I've had bumps on my hands and feet for more than a week now. They are clear, able to pop, and at times sometimes itchy. They keep spreading?

Dyshidrosis: Avoid exposure to irritants like chemicals. Wash hands and feet thoroughly and dry. Use hand cream or petroleum jelly. Wear absorbent gloves under rubber gloves when working with water. Remove jewelry before working with wet substances. Use topical hydrocortisone cream. Thanks for trusting HEALTHTAP! ...Read more

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What can cause an itchy rash on hands and feet?

What can cause an itchy rash on hands and feet?

ITCHY HANDS/FEET: New soap or detergent. Medications you may be taking. Athlete's foot with spread to hands. Have you taken any medications such as antibiotics lately. If it persists see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

See below: You may have arthritis in the setting of liver disease. It is hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. During perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; v concentration, ^ vaginal dryness; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; decreased interest in sex. ^ itching can occur. ...Read more

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Why do I get itchy feet and hands after I shower? No rash just itchiness

Why do I get itchy feet and hands after I shower? No rash just itchiness

Dry skin?: Try putting moisturizer on your hands and feet (perhaps even the entire body) within 3 minutes after showering and see if this helps. Avoid scented or antibacterial soap also- use only lotion soap. ...Read more

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Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them. Came out of nowhere. What could it be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin for itching and vaseline ointment with cotton gloves over the hands and socks on the feet overnight. May need to see your dr, if this doesn't help.


Here's a link with information about it:

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.htm ...Read more

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I woke up with swollen hands and feet that were also itchy, what could be causing this?

Allergic reaction?: This sounds like an allergic reaction that should be monitored. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help but if it progresses, you should seek urgent care at an emergency room. ...Read more

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What is the cause of an itchy body, with warts that have a clear liquid that are also itchy in the hands and feet? Is there a cure?

What is the cause of an itchy body, with warts that have a clear liquid that are also itchy in the hands and feet? Is there a cure?

See a dermatologist: Warts generally don't itch, or have a clear liquid in them. This is something else. Acute fungal (tinea) skin infections can present this way, but don't occur real often on the hands (although it is possible). I suppose you could try an athlete's foot cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra, but if it doesn't get better within a week, it's not fungal and you should to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I'm maria and I suffer itchy and burning hands and feet to the point it swells up. ..idk if its a sign of a change of my allergies. But I want to know how I can handle it especially during the summer..

Hi I'm maria and I suffer itchy and burning hands and feet to the point it swells up. ..idk if its a sign of a change of my allergies. But I want to know how I can handle it especially during the summer..

Hard to know: Is there a rash? Does it usually worsen during the summer? Can you describe the allergies? In general, seasonal or food allergies do not cause isolated cutaneous symptoms on the hands and feet. A metabolic, toxic or nutritional neuropathy can cause hands/feet burning without rash. Insect exposure at night (if only the hands/ feet, head are exposed) might present this way. Just thoughts. ...Read more

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Hands are swollen, itchy and numb what is this also feet...

Hands are swollen, itchy and numb what is this also feet...

Question cut off: This will require actual assessment for correct diagnosis and follow on recommendations. Your actual question does not seem to have made it on to your submission. ...Read more

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I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

See details: There are numerous types of vasculitis but the common feature is inflammation of blood vessels. Some types of vasculitis can cause rashes. ...Read more

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