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Hand Itching (Definition)

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


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Do really itchy palms mean infection?

Do really itchy palms mean infection?

Rash: Not necessarily. Many forme of dermatitis (eczema) can also cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Red itchy palms, is this caused by hormones?

Red itchy palms, is this caused by hormones?

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

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What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more

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I have black itchy spots on the inside of my palms. Do anyone know what this is or how to get rid of it ?

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

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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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Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

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 more

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Why are my palms so red and itchy?

Why are my palms so red and itchy?

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 more

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I have red swollen palms.. Itchy... Hurts.. everyday?

I have red swollen palms.. Itchy... Hurts.. everyday?

Skin issues: Please get evaluated for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. It could be eczema, fungal infection, pustulosis etc. ...Read more

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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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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!?

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

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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?

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

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How come i get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

How come i get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

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

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Red non-itchy spots on my palm and bicheps..please help me?

Red non-itchy spots on my palm and bicheps..please help me?

Red rash : Red non itchy rashes can be due to various reasons like hemangioma , sometimes hand foot and disease , bruise . Examination would be needed . You can re post the question with picture of rash or see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy bumpy rash mostly on shoulders, back, palms and fingers?

Needs to be seen: Your rash needs to be examined to make a proper diagnosis and give you appropriate treatment, you need to see a physician to identify the rash. ...Read more

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What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

What is the cause of itchy palms and feet accompanied by nausea?

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

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Can you recommend any remedies for an itchy scalp and bumps on my palms?

Can you recommend any remedies for an itchy scalp and bumps on my palms?

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