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Started about 3 months ago. Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

Started about 3 months ago. Itchy hands & feet and scalp. Sometimes around eyes & wrists. Sometimes will turn red to sometimes a burning feeling.

You need evaluation: There can be many causes for this. You need to see a dermatologist, but it needs to be considered that this could be an allergic reaction to something. Ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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I gave birth to # 6, two weeks ago. Now I have really itchy legs, feet, hands, and scalp. Is this normal? (Never had this with my five others)

I gave birth to # 6, two weeks ago. Now I have really itchy legs, feet, hands, and scalp. Is this normal? (Never had this with my five others)

Liver tests: Have your doctor check you liver enzymes, an irritated liver can cause itching. Also it could be just dryness so make sure you are drinking lots of water and keep lotion on your skin. ...Read more

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I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!

I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!

Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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

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 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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Itchy hands and feet a month ago for a couple of weeks, stopped and now its back again. No rash. I think it's nerves, what can I do. I have anxiety.?

Itchy hands and feet a month ago for a couple of weeks, stopped and now its back again. No rash. I think it's nerves, what can I do. I have anxiety.?

See your psychiatris: Suggest see your psychiatrist and discuss the issue with him, he is the best to answer your question, it may or may not be anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the few symptoms of allergy with pantoprazole? And how long after taking it can show allergic symptoms? I am taking since 8 months. I have itchy hands and feet since two days.

What are the few symptoms of allergy with pantoprazole? And how long after taking it can show allergic symptoms? I am taking since 8 months. I have itchy hands and feet since two days.

See below: Something else may be causing your current symptoms considering that this has been only occuring for two days and you have been taking this for 8 months. Consider seeing your provider for an evaluation to see what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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What could it mean if u get itchy hands and feet and dizzy spells?

What could it mean if u get itchy hands and feet and dizzy spells?

Means: You need to see an internist. Dizzy spells usually insinuates there is a problem that needs to be evaluated and corrected. ...Read more

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Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Neuropathy: Burning sensation without any obvious lesion on the hand and feet is suspicious for neuropathy. Need more detailed history/exam and may some diagnostic studies ...Read more

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What could it mean when you have itchy hands and feet and suffer with dizzy spells that knock u off your feet?

It means: You should see your internist. Dizzy spells that knock you off your feet are not a good thing and a physical exam by an internist is recommended and prudent. ...Read more

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Wat r serious causes of sensory neuropathy? I have itchy hands and feet with no rash or visible cause, sometimes gets very painful especially in heat.

Wat r serious causes of sensory neuropathy? I have itchy hands and feet with no rash or visible cause, sometimes gets very painful especially in heat.

Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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I had stomach cramps, nausia, itchy hands and feet. No temp. Slept a lot. Today just feel "wierd" a mild headache and slight itchy feeling all over.?

I had stomach cramps, nausia, itchy hands and feet. No temp. Slept a lot. Today just feel "wierd" a mild headache and slight itchy feeling all over.?

Could be anything: F this is just today it could be a virus. It could be something you ate. Are you on nay medication? Could be a reaction to something. Could be you are slightly dehydrated. Could be you are exhausted. Drink more water (we all need to. Lol). If symptoms persist and bother you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this

I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this

See details: Was the itching present before the Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) was started? If not, consider the possibility of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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I had this irritant feeling in the face specially in an early cold morning, very dry skin, itchy hands and feet sometimes, dandruff, and joint pain?

I had this irritant feeling in the face specially in an early cold morning, very dry skin, itchy hands and feet sometimes, dandruff, and joint pain?

Needs exam: Rashes, dry skin on hands could be eczema, drug reaction, psoriasis. As it turns out the best answers will come from somebody that can examine these rashes. Good luck ...Read more

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Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Need Dermtologist: A widespread rash such as what you have described especially with blistering demands immediate attention preferably by a dermatologist. Without fever in an otherwise healthy individual conditions such as allergic reactions or immune mediated blistering diseases need to be considered and worked up by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

? dry skin: As it is affecting the more exposed areas, however, if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more