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Itchy Patch Of Skin On Hand Like Bug Bites
I have a dry, red itchy patch of skin isolated to my wrist area. Lotion doesn't help, but antibacterial medicine does. What are your thoughts?
Could be infection: You may have a bacterial infection or a rash that started as eczema but became secondarily infected. It might also be a fungal infection or mixed infection. If it does not clear completely with antibacterial med you should see a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Insect bites are from mosquitos, spiders, flies, ticks, and other species that use their mandibles (jaws) to attach to a person or other animal. They can then suck blood out of their "prey" and leave saliva proteins that cause itching and swelling. Other insect species, like bees, yellow jackets, wasps, hornets and fire ants actually inject venom into their prey and can not only cause localized pain and swelling, but severe, acute allergic reactions in ...Read more
There's itchy rash on my body, especially in my hands. Also my hands skin started to crack. What is it?
I have a red sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes it s been there about a month eczema?
Probably: If over-the-counter steroid creams don't work, see your family doctor. ...Read more
I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?
Its possible.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could an allergy to antibotocs cause itchy rash on palms hands skin peel off not sure if let skin come off or moisturise ?
Possible: It is possible. The only cure is avoid it. If it persist you need to see a doctor find out other causes. ...Read more
Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?
Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more
Experiencing itchy rash. also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction.What should I do?
Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help
Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more
Have neuro sx, loose stool, flushing, itchy rash on wrist jnts-1 has lump in skin. B12 is ^ w/o supplements. ? Is & what dr to see besides pcp/ neuro
Poss celiac: Symptoms could fit celiac disease which can have neurological, digestive and skin manifestations or symptoms. You should see pcp but recommend you ask to have celiac blood tests run in addition to any other work up advised. A neurology and gastroenterology consult may be indicated & helpful given symptoms you mention. ...Read more
Orals and topicals: I would start with oral antihistamines such as Allegra (fexofenadine) or Zyrtec as well as topicals such as Hydrocortisone ointment. All are over the counter. Seek medical care if any fever, oozing or draining of the skin or lack of improvement in 3-5 days or if worsening. Feel better ...Read more
Small itchy rash on calf, not sure if it could be bug bites, poision ivy, herpes (history of genital herpes), or something else.
I have had an itchy rash on my inner wrist for three months? What is it and how can I treat it? It first looked like a bug bite but its developed.
I went to the doctors over an itchy rash. Dr thinks its insect bites or scabies, it hasnt cleared but is no longer itchy, what else could it be?
Still scabies: If you were treated forvscabies. The medicine can clear the infection but the inflammation will require several days for the skin to return to normal. During this phase a prescription topical steroid is useful. Also check for any other possible sources such as pets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed a red itchy patch on my palm of my right hand, that has now developed small cluster-ish type bumps. The area itches but not intensely.?
Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.
I have a dry, extremely itchy patch of skin on my foot. I thought it was my eczema, but it won't go away. What can I use to help clear it up?
Eczema vs dermatitis: This sounds like inflammation of the skin localized to one spot. Dermatitis is a fancy term for inflammation of the skin. Try treating with either a topical steroid such as Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or an anti-itch lotion such as sarna or sarna for sensitive skin. If this does not resolve it, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dry flaky peeling itchy patch of skin on my vagina after i cut myself while shaving. Its been there for a while now. I have not had sex. What should I do?
Epidermis: Shaving can irritate the epidermis and cause it to hypertrophy (skin cells pile up instead of sloughing off like normal skin does). This can cause a dry patch. Use a topical cream such as aquaphor to decrease the dryness in that area. If that doesn't work, see your doctor as it may be caused by other problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Itchy patch of skin on finger. No visible marks and skin looks normal but has itched everyday for the past month. What could that be?
I have an itchy patch of skin on my stomach, some kind of rash. Thought it might be fungal, but not responding to lamosil. About the size of a 50c coin. Can you advise.
See dermatologist : Ring worm rashes sometime are resistant to antifungal cream which may require longer treatment and additional anti inflammatory cream. ...Read more
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