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Itchy Sores That Won T Heal
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
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?
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
This will likely: Require medical/ dermatological evaluation for an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Would active herpes breakout when sores are physically there do they really hurt and itchy? Or just itchy?
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 red patches on my skin but not sure what are they. They used to be itchy and leave dark marks on my skin as they heal. They are round in shape?
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
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
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