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Itchy Red Splotches On Skin
I have itchy skin that red and raised when i itch it. It comes in splotches sometimes. My dad had excema. Is this related?
Dry? rash? history?: Your skin may be dry, especially if you've been out in the sun a lot, or there may be something more going on. Is there a rash, or just vague/generalized redness? Any other symptoms? Exposure to any foods, plants, chemicals? Any medications or medical conditions? Try moisturizer lotion 2-4x/day for a few days, and if not getting better, get checked by a dr. ...Read more
Hi. My skin is having very weird problem. Its been 3 weeks, there is redness, my skin is dry and flakey. And i've got tiny tiny bumps. Its itchy too?
What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.
Different causes: Generalized skin sensations like those may be seen with anxiety,diabetes,thyroid disease,deficiency of calcium,magnesium,electrolytes,vit b 12, toxic agents, prickly heat, intolerance of certain clothing material,etc. If symptoms persist, a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
Why do sunburns itch so badly? is the skin trying to heal? I had mine for 2 wks wout much decrease in redness & itchiness should I c a doc, b worried
Yes: Sounds like something other than sunburn. Have you applied something to a sunburn? Something that might cause itch? Reason for Tegratol? Best see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, try a nice, long shower using Dove or Aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, followed by vigorous rub-down using a ceremide cream such as Eucerin or Aveeno (oatmeal). ...Read more
Having itchy skin irritation, with redness and some swelling. it reallys comes out when I get hot ?
Cholinergic hives: This is known as cholinergic urticaria when the small itchy hives appear during the cooling period after a rise in body core temperature. Antihistamines such as zyrtec (cetirizine) can usually prevent this from happening. This condition is not dangerous and often goes away after a few years. Do note that this does not apply to large hives (>1/2 inch in diameter). ...Read more
I've recently had sex and now i've got a itchy redness forming, don't hurt to pee but the skin around the tip is irritated?
Likely from: Irritation and/or inflammation. Try applying vaseline, neosporin and cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream sparingly. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Take care and have fun! (moderation is the key in everything including s _ _. Joke!). http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/impotence-prostate-cancer. ...Read more
Im having occasional allergies of redness and itchiness of my skin all over my body.Im drinking loratidine but still not getting anybetter.pls.advise.
Skin care: what you are going through could just be dry skin in winter, bathe with cream soap, pat your skin dry (keep it moist a bit) then moisturize immediately with any moisturizer cream, that would do the trick if it is dry skin in winter, otherwise it might be another form of skin condition as eczema or even another form of urticaria, for that you need to see a dermatologist or an allergist, good luck ...Read more
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