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What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more


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I have a really annoying and itchy skin condition on my groinal region. Betnovate cream and antifungals don't seem to work.

I have a really annoying and itchy skin condition on my groinal region. Betnovate cream and antifungals don't seem to work.

Groin rash: There are a plethora of reasons why a person gets the groin rash. Some of these are infectious like fungus and yeasts and others are due to conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and other problems. There is no way to sort this out by trying to answer your question. You need really to see a dermatologist and remember not to use that cream on your groin where no strong cortizone (hydrocortisone) should be used. ...Read more

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I've had this itchy skin disorder or bites for months and it wont go away, help?

I've had this itchy skin disorder or bites for months and it wont go away, help?

May be a parasite: An infestation called scabies can cause intense itching and small bites, or lines to appear. Usually starts in hands, feet, and can spread. One possibility. ...Read more

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What kind of skin condition is not itchy but turns white and scaly when scratched?

What kind of skin condition is not itchy but turns white and scaly when scratched?

Dermatographism: A form of urticaria in which whealing occurs in the site and in the configuration of application of stroking (pressure, friction) of the skin. The resulting white line response appears early in flares of atopic dermatitis. Synonym(s): autographism, factitious urticaria, skin writing, white dermatographism and physical urticaria. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as i stop medication?

Rash: There are certain organisms that are resistant to certain medications. It would be good to know what you had prescribed. I would consult back with the provider that saw you and then explore other medication to treat skin problem. ...Read more

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I have a brown dotted skin condition due to me being stressed, I was wondering how I could get rid of this as its really itchy and stingy when I'm hot other than that it's ok. ?

Start over: Your question makes no sense. There is no "brown dotted "skin condition due to stress. You need to first define it correctly, then treat whatever you have. Best approach is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Suffering from a disease in my scrotum there are 100 rice shape lumps &spreadingvery itchy, skin colour when pull i turns white about 8 years ago.Help!

Suffering from a disease in my scrotum there are 100 rice shape lumps &spreadingvery itchy, skin colour when pull i turns white about 8 years ago.Help!

Genital warts?: The description you gave seems like genital warts. These warts could be infectious due to certain viruses, recommend to have physical examination and have workup for any stds. If it is purely warts , then topical application of tcas or podofyllin will be helpful, or laser removal. Before that needs physical examination by physician. ...Read more

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What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

Urticaria?: Urticaria (aka Hives) is an itchy rash that worsens with heat and other factors like stress, alcohol, exercise, etc, however it almost always has a visible rash (red, raised whelps on skin) . Cholinergic urticaria specifically gets worse with heat and stress, but is smaller bumps on skin (again, a rash). not sure what you mean by itchy skin with no rash ...Read more