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I currently have a bacterial infection been very itchy scratched so hard caused skin to brake and cause sores that burn how do I heal them?

I currently have a bacterial infection been very itchy scratched so hard caused skin to brake and cause sores that burn how do I heal them?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have several bumps on my buttox. And a very itchy rash under my belly button. And sores on my scalp that won't heal. I'm miserable 24/7.can you help?

I have several bumps on my buttox. And a very itchy rash under my belly button. And sores on my scalp that won't heal. I'm miserable 24/7.can you help?

Rash: Hi, Sorry to hear about your trouble. It seems you have a fungus infection and you need treatment, although it's hard to make a diagnosis of a rash without close examination. Please see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Butt crack itchy and split won't heal... what can I do?

Butt crack itchy and split won't heal... what can I do?

ITCHING: Sounds like dry skin or possibly yeast/fungal. You might try over the counter hydrocortisone cream for several days. If not improving, follow up w/ your doctor or contact me via my inbox for a consult. ...Read more

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Painful itchy sores to the body?

Painful itchy sores to the body?

The answer is: See your doctor or dermatologist as not enough info provided or re-submit with more info and a picture. ...Read more

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Why is the side of my heal always itchy?

Why is the side of my heal always itchy?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I got big itchy spots all over my back in lower but in they get dry like sores?

I got big itchy spots all over my back in lower but in they get dry like sores?

This will likely: Require medical/ dermatological evaluation for an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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How long should it take for an IV port placement incision to heal? Is it normal for it to be itchy?

How long should it take for an IV port placement incision to heal? Is it normal for it to be itchy?

7 days: Healing following port placement is about a week, and that is when sutures are generally removed, although many surgeons close wounds with subcuticular sutures which dissolve with time, and don't require removal. Itching in newly healing wounds is quite common, and avoid scratching for it may result in hypertrophic scar, even keloid formation. ...Read more

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I have a scab that will not heal! It doesn't ever bleed, but it is sometimes itchy and has a flaky, dry crust. What could this be?

I have a scab that will not heal! It doesn't ever bleed, but it is sometimes itchy and has a flaky, dry crust. What could this be?

Non-healing Sore: Do you have any underlying disorders such as diabetes or immune deficiencies?
Those are two of the biggest reasons for wounds not to heal quickly.
I would have to suggest seeing a doctor before it does become septic and to make sure this is not a skin cancer. Sometimes even the best home care may not be enough. ...Read more

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What could I do about itchy sores on my scalp?

What could I do about itchy sores on my scalp?

See PMD: It can be folliculitis.......Bacterial/ fungal. Rt DX and treatment needed. Minimise hair care product, particularly coloring agents, see the coomb/ brush is clean. ...Read more

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Oratane makes my skin so itchy! Lots of sores from itchiness & scratching! Help?

Oratane makes my skin so itchy! Lots of sores from itchiness & scratching! Help?

See DR: You must be seeing a DR to get this. Need exam. DOSE??? How long? Isotretinoin shrinks oil glands, resulting in very dry skin which may itch. In your shower use a skin cleanser made for dry skin. Immediately after shower rub in something for dry skin. Eucerin and Aveeno (oatmeal) make eczema creams with ceramides which are effective for this. Use vaseline or Aquaphor or chapstick for lips. ...Read more

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I often get ring type itchy patch on me back neck it heals and comes back in 3 4months?

I often get ring type itchy patch on me back neck it heals and comes back in 3 4months?

See doctor: There are many potential considerations If they are ringlike and scaly, I would think of a fungal skin infection. Are your toenails jagged and fragile? ...Read more

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I have small itchy sores around my clitorus should I worried I've been married for 21 yrs never cheated on my husband?

Small Itching sores: There is nothing in your symptoms to distinguish this as an std so am not sure why you mentioned anything about your not cheating on your husband. But this is most likely a yeast infection. I think you should be seen in person, however, to make sure. ...Read more

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About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

Infection: Please see your doc so you don't get infected and have a bigger issue to deal with. He/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi my husband and I have developed some small itchy sores that look a bit watery. This started 5 days ago and I have been taking allergex?

Hi my husband and I have developed some small itchy sores that look a bit watery. This started 5 days ago and I have been taking allergex?

Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information to advice you as we do not have enough information. It may be insect bites, bed bugs bite, or could be some kind of infectious rash. We need detailed history of any exposure, visits, outdoor activities, travel, other associated symptoms. And real examination of the rash with naked eye to make a possible diagnosis. Consult your Doctor as it has been 5 days already or go toER ...Read more

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Small itchy sores at root of testical hair follicules?

Small itchy sores at root of testical hair follicules?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Sores and moles itchy hurtful black and scaly?

Sores and moles itchy hurtful black and scaly?

It's hard to: Diagnose without seeing the lesions. See a dermatologist for an expert opinion. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/skin-lesions? Toptoctest=expand. Http://www. Ask. Com/web? Am=broad;q=skin+cancer+symptoms+images;an=google_s;askid=e3e647a1-ab83-48b6-b759-e0e45080f8d8-0-us_gsb;kv=sdb;gc=0;dqi=skin%2bcancer;qsrc=999;ad=semd;o=12512;l=dir;ampclid=;af=. ...Read more

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I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy scalp and cold sores?

What causes an itchy scalp and cold sores?

Not one thing: Cold sores or herpes occur when your immune system is compromised. An itchy scalp is due to dandruff or seborrhea. Stress causes an overproduction of sebum which plugs up the pores and causes dandruff. ...Read more

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What to do if I have itchy red sores all over my body that are driving be insane. Help!?

Could be...: Possible allergic responses to something such as soap or detergent. Or insect bites. Anti-itching medication or lotion such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or calomine may relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite for more than 3 weeks, but it still not heal. It releases a lot of yellow fluid and it's kind of itchy. I only applied neosporin.

I have a bug bite for more than 3 weeks, but it still not heal. It releases a lot of yellow fluid and it's kind of itchy. I only applied neosporin.

? secondary infection: Sounds like your first bite might have got a secondary infection, maybe a staph species, and need an oral antibiotic to clear up. ...Read more

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I have a little bit of anal mucus and sometimes feels tingly and itchy. Sores sometimes appear but they go away. I've had this for almost 3 months now?

I have a little bit of anal mucus and sometimes feels tingly and itchy. Sores sometimes appear but they go away. I've had this for almost 3 months now?

Broad Diff Diagnosis: These two symptoms can come from a intestinal infection/infestation, can be assoc w Irritable Bowel syndrome, can be assoc w Inflam Bowel, can be assoc w sensitivity to some foods (Gluten?), can come from lactose intolerance, can be a result of Herpes Infection. Can be assoc with inadeq hygiene. You should see an internist, get a culture, bld tests. Evaluation for chigers/mites/scabies ...Read more

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I have red itchy sores on my, fingers and toes really bad on my toes. What is it?

I have red itchy sores on my, fingers and toes really bad on my toes. What is it?

Sores: These could be school sore, eczema, scabies, hand foot and mouth disease etc. Only Examination would confirm the diagnosis. You can upload the picture and ask question again or see your GP. ...Read more

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My nipples are really itchy and I'm getting blackheads and open sores on my nipples?

My nipples are really itchy and I'm getting blackheads and open sores on my nipples?

Acne: Nipples have fairly large oil glands so can develop blocked pores like blackheads. Open sores sound like the areas are being scratched. A gentle hydrocortisone 1% cream could be tried for the itching. If that resolves, the open sores likely will resolve. There are other possible causes, like impetigo (bacterial infection of skin), Herpes infection, etc. See a Doc if persists. ...Read more