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Itchy Skin Between Legs
For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg. It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?
Eczema: Could be a condition called eczema. If it bleeds after you scratch it could be psoriasis especially if you notice white scaly skin. Try over the counter cortisone cream to see it helps. If not, you might need to see dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and proper treatment setup. ...Read more
Wonder if what kind of disease is this, I have an itchy skin on my leg, every time that I scratch, it turns quickly wounds. I have large dark spot :((?
Skin lesion: Need to see it before I can help you with this question. ...Read more
Moisturize: This could be a benign skin condition that can be tough to treat but is helped by a good moisturizer. ...Read more
I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, I get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?
Could be fungal: Infection, keep the area dry, change underwear often, use separate towels to dry the groin, can use OTC anti fungal cream, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more
What cream can I use for itchiness on my skin between my legs & vagina but its not my vagina itching its tge connection between my legs & vagina?
5 yr old son, with black oval spot on leg surrounded by raised itchy skin. He's been playing in woods lately.
See physician soon: Based upon your description, I am worried about an infection (i.e. MRSA). Please keep very close eye on the size of the oval and see your physician as soon as reasonably possible. If signs of fever, lethargy or any other concernings issues arise, go to the Emergency Room ASAP. ...Read more
I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. Sometimes also on my elbows and chin. What is it?
Hello, lately I've been having itchy skin around random places, arms, back, legs and when I scratch it swells and remains a bump for several days and whe?
I have itchy skin and the urge to move my legs at night due to anemia. Should i still continue with iron pills?.I've been takin it for 2 weeks.
Please see your doct: Please see your doctor to establish the iron deficiency. Blood testing should be reviewed. Itchy skin to my awareness has not been associated with anemia, nor has restless leg issues. Ladies who menstruate, loose iron monthly, and this iron needs to be replaced. Begin by checking with your doctor who placed you on iron. Your soap or laundry detergent may irritate your skin--foods, ...Read more
I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?
Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have an itchy skin, especially on my face and i have sores on my back and legs and it leaves dark marks. i was once put on oratane treatment 2 years ago and the condition got better. immediately after i stopped it started again. ?
Revisit: your dermatologist for proper evaluation and management, you need an expert's input, best wishes ...Read more
See your doc: There are many reasons for the "symptoms" you are having. Your doc needs to discuss with your and obtain some labs and see what is going on. ...Read more
I have itchy skin, mostly my legs, arms and back. I haven't changed anything from my soap, sheets, or used any new lotions. No rashes however.?
Xerosis - dry skin:
Dry skin is common in people living in northern climates where home heating during the winter results in very low relative humidity. Interventions that may improve xerosis and related pruritus include:? Use mild cleansers Use Dove, not Dial.
? Routine use of skin moisturizers Vaseline and lotions w/ humectants such as glycerin, lactic acid, or urea.
? Avoid hot showers.
? Use a humidifier ...Read more
My 16 year old daughter has itchy skin (legs only) no visable rash - when she scratches for a while some bumps like mosquito bites faintly appear?
See a doctor: It could be anything from an allergic reaction to eczema, psoriasis or anxiety. A doctor could diagnose this and treat it for you. Use sarna lotion, witch hazel and aveno bath oil to control the itching so you do not tear your skin. Make an appointment with a doctor because this can recur. ...Read more
Incredibly itchy skin all over, with a pimply rash over my feet and legs. Been treated for scabies 5 times, and still have it. Could it be Lyme?
Doubtful.: This would not be a typical Lyme rash. Testing for Lyme during the rash phase usually isn't helpful — too early. I would see a dermatologist and treat the itching symptomatically in the meanwhile. ...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
Sister has red itchy skin 2 days after school trip through woods. What is it and what should we do to rid of it? On arms, stomach and legs mostly.
Itchy skin turns into fast spreading rash like bumps when scratched. Both arms and right leg. Do have allergies & asthma. Not on meds for allergies.
Happy to help.: There are a couple of possibilities. First, dermatographism is a condition where scratching or marking the skin causes hives. Second, hives can arise without scratching as well. Antihistamines like Zyrtec/Allegra can help. If this persists, I'd recommend seeing an allergist who can allergy test you and help determine if other conditions are present. ...Read more
I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since I took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch?
I sometimes vomit about 20-30 minutes after a meal, as well ad dry itchy skin on my stomach, back, and upper leg area, what could it be?
GI Issue: Your complaints may not be related. Rashes are essentailly impossible to diagnose over a computer. The vomitting after meals could be acid reflux disease, or an ulcer like condition. You should see a dr. For both conditions to get a proper evaluation and diagnosis to better treat you. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?
? dry skin: As it is affecting the more exposed areas, however, if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more
Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?
Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!
Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
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