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My 21 month old has itchy palms at night. What may be the cause and how do I treat it. She seems miserable at night. Thank YOU!

My 21 month old has itchy palms at night. What may be the cause and how do I treat it. She seems miserable at night. Thank YOU!

In addition to the: oral antihistamines (Benadryl) at night and topical 1% hydrocortisone cream, you can also try Aquaphor (more of an ointment) and if she'll keep them on, cotton gloves over that. Please talk to her pediatrician so that you can show him/her what the palms look like, if these treatments aren't helping. ...Read more

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Yesterday, i had itchy palms and skin and the situation got worst at night! i was not even able to sleep the previous day.Any advice?

Yesterday, i had itchy palms and skin and the situation got worst at night! i was not even able to sleep the previous day.Any advice?

Itchy palms: I'd suggest to avoid scrubbing or washing with soaps for the time being - they could irritate and dry out the skin more. Try some eucerin cream or if no improvement, a very mild Hydrocortisone cream. Try to think if you've had any new irritants to your hands -scented lotions or perfumes, gloves, washing them more often... And try to avoid any triggers. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get cholestasis at 15 weeks? Last night my palms were itchy, this morning a little better, and now my palms are ok but my legs itch!

Is it possible to get cholestasis at 15 weeks? Last night my palms were itchy, this morning a little better, and now my palms are ok but my legs itch!

There are: A number of more common reasons for itchy palms and legs. Why have you chosen cholestasis as the reason? Do you have existing biliary disease and more symptoms? ...Read more

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What kind of skin issue do I have? My left hand is extremely chap and becomes itchy at night including my palm and parts of my fingers. It has spread to my palms and into parts of my finger. At times, sometimes at night, it becomes itchy, and then i scra

What kind of skin issue do I have? My left hand is extremely chap and becomes itchy at night including my palm and parts of my fingers.  It has spread to my palms and into parts of my finger. At times, sometimes at night, it becomes itchy, and then i scra

The : The most likely answer to your problem is that you have a type of eczema of the hands called dyshydrotic eczema or palmoplantar eczema. It is easy to treat but you will most likely need a prescription strength cortisone cream that only your doctor can prescribe. I recommend seeing your doctor to confirm the diagnosis (because sometimes other conditions can mimic this) and to get the best treatment. Once you get the right medicine, you'll feel better quickly.Good luck. ...Read more

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15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

See a doctor: Several possibilities. If the child is having ongoing fever, kawasaki disease is a possibility. Infections of the skin (like staphylococcal scalded skin) are possible. Multiple viruses could cause these symptoms. Given the duration of symptoms, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

Multiple causes: The most common rash in her age group on the palms and soles is eczema but other possibilities include fungal infections and variations of psoriasis or a few rare conditions. Use only unscented soaps for handwashing and see a physician to see if a topical steroid cream is needed to treat the rash. ...Read more