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Itchy Right Palm
Itching of hands is like itching anywhere else. However, in some cultures there is superstition about gaining or losing money depending on which hand has itching. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, ...Read more
Red pa;lms: Red itchy palms are tough to deal with but it is unlikely that it caused by hormones. The problems with your hands are likely to get worse, not better, if you don't go and see your doctor soon. He/she may be able to help you but you might need a referral to Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more
I have black itchy spots on the inside of my palms. Do anyone know what this is or how to get rid of it ?
Palm lesions: There's no way to tell you online what the lesions are on your palms without looking at them. It's possible that they could be anything from a wart to an important premalignant or malignant lesion, and there is a specific fungus which makes black dots on the palms. Definitely see a dermatologist to get this checked asap. ...Read more
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
I have itchy palms and soles, swollen at times which mostly flair up during the evening hours, there are no visible rashes present, can anyone help?
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: Hard to say what the problem is, but you may have a fungal infection of the hands, you may have a medication reaction and you may have other problems. Allergic reactions present this way. I would recommend you to be seen by your pcp and get appropriately evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My both palms are itchy for the last few days. I never had allergies nor i used or ate any thing other than usual. Please help!?
Medication?: An allergic reaction to a medication will often be the cause of itching of the palms and/or soles. If there are no new medications, then i would try to control the symptom by using a non-sedating anti-histamine such as claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec. If the symptom continues it might be time to see an allergist. ...Read more
I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?
Possible allergy: Itching of the palms and soles may be some sort of allergic reaction to something internal or external. Take notice to see when it happens. Do you get this reaction on exposure to heat or cold for example? In the meantime try taking an antihistamine as needed. See an allergist if symptoms persist or if HIves or swelling of lips,etc occur. ...Read more
I have had severely inflamed and itchy palms for a week and they have what appears to look like welts. Just today these symptoms have began on soles.
Rash: better get this checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Without visual picture of this it is hard to help you ...Read more
Contact , irritant: The hands are prone to irritation and allergic sensitization especially when one washes one's hands too frequently. Your palm problem may be due to irritation from scented or antibacterial soaps especially if you wash you hands often . Or it may be due to allergic sensitization to a contact allergens such as the latex in latex gloves. Patch tested to a panel of potential allergens may help. ...Read more
Too Many: For something like this it is important to know if you have ingested any new medications, food, etc. Also, whether you have had any changes in environmental factors at home or been to any new regions. If you have any respiratory symptoms (tightness in the chest or throat, wheezing, difficulty breathing), seek medical treatment immediately. Otherwise, schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read more
Difficult to say: These are very nonspecific symptoms and could be allergic, inflammatory, auto-immune, etc. It would be best to get an examination from your internist or dermatologist to establish a diagnosis and treatment olan ...Read more