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Doctor insights on: Itchy Soles And Palms

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Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. During perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; v concentration, ^ vaginal dryness; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; decreased interest in sex. ^ itching can occur. ...Read more

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I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.

Need evaluation: You definitely needs to see your gp for more eval. Try to go there when you have the pink blotches. Do you have them in any other location besides palms and soles? Certain things like allergy/urticaria; exposure to something affecting your palms/soles, etc- including secondary syphillis should be considered. The rash in syphillis usually stays there and not only for 1 hour.Go to see gp get checked. ...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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What can cause toddler with itchy palms?

Itchy palms: Itchy palms can result from hand, foot and moth disease and from peeling hands following a strep infection. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy palms? There is nothing visible on the surface, and washing or anti itch ointments do not alleviate it.

What could be the cause of itchy palms? There is nothing visible on the surface, and washing or anti itch ointments do not alleviate it.

Possible allergy: This is not an uncommon problem and usually results from irritation from an allergic response or eczema. Please see attached for further insight. You may need a prescription ointment to alleviate the symptom. Good luck! ...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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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