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Itchy Rash Gets Worse When I Sleep
I keep getting rashes everytime I go to the country (my whole family does)! This itchy rash also prevents me from sleep at night! What to do?
See dermatologist: If this happens when you are in the countryside , you are likely allergic to something outdoors or even to the sun. I would suggest that you consult a dermatologist to find out the cause. Certainly poison oak/poison ivy is a factor to be considered especially since its resin on contaminated articles may remain potent for months. ...Read more
Started 1 month ago itchy skin only when sleeping i have allergies and dry skin not taking medication and no rashes or bumps i train and work at a gym?
Stomach pain, acid stomach, brown and red itchy skin rashes, everytime i eat something with acid it will bother me at night during my sleep. Help!
See your doctor: It looks like you have 2 problems, stomach pain and skin rashes. You might have acid reflux / gastritis or peptic ulcer diseases. You can try otc antacid or acid reduction meds like zantac (ranitidine) in the meantime but you need to be seen and evaluated to have it treated correctly. Also it's almost impossible to know what your skin rashes might be if we don't see it. Your local doctor can help. ...Read more
I have very itchy skin all over my body. Mainly legs and stomach areas. There are no bumps or rashes anywhere. Mainly happens when showering/sleeping ?
Itching: Generalized itching without associated rash is often due to very dry skin. After showering, rub in a moisturizing substance like keri lotion to restore oils to your skin. Other causes could be diabetes,prickly heat, thyroid disorder or certain malignancies like lymphoma. A dermatologist could advise you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
I am 50/F. Itchy skin all over, no rash. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps but puts me to sleep. Skin does not seem dry. Some weight gain. ?
Weird itchy rash around both ankles on the inside and just at front. Often keeps me up at night. Not getting better or worse after a week. Help!?
Broke out in itchy rash, seems to get worse by the day. Thought it was from a med i was taking. Been off it for 4 days rash still gettin worse . Help?
Virus: The rash could be due to the reason you took the antibiotic. If you had a virus the rash cold be due to the infection itself and not the medicine you took for the underlying disease. A drug induced rash should begin to clear after 4 days but if it were severe to begin with then 4 days may not be enough. It also depends on if you were taking the med in question while the rash was ongoing. ...Read more
Total body itchy rash comes back every couple months last for months each time is worse everywhere except face ?
I have what seems to be a red semi scaly itchy rash on my scrotum and im looking for a way to treat it fast before it gets worse some skin is cracked?
Here are some ...: Besides further detailed Hx, a direct look at the concerned area on the scrotum is essential to deduce possible Dx. But gently cleaning and drying the area and lightly applying antifungal with steroid cream 1-2 times daily would be the reasonable temporary measure before gaining pro-evaluation and counseling within 3-5 days. Best wish ... ...Read more
I am experiencing dry skin, very itchy rash. On sides under boobs, back and inside of top of my legs. It gets worse in the winter. Red patchy circles?
Moisturizer: These are likely what is called winter rash due to dry skin. Try applying a moisturizer on your skin within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. The red patchy circles however are not usually found in people with just dry skin. You may need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more