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Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

If allergy, antihis: If allergy, then antihistamine. Other conditions would be treated by other methods. The possible list is long and will only be determined by exam. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Around my ankles are itchy, tight and slightly swollen?

Around my ankles are itchy, tight and slightly swollen?

Varicose : Sound a bit like varicose veins may be responsible. See a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

Allergy: You may have touched something you are allergic to. If you have started a new medication it may be related. If it does not go away onits own see your doctor. Avoid salt to minimize the swelling, avoid scratching to decrease the redness, and take a benedry to decrease the itching and calm your nerves. ...Read more

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My lip are a little swollen and a little tight, my face is itchy and i have tiny bumps around nose and mouth. i try using A&D Ointment?

My lip are a little swollen and a little tight, my face is itchy and i have tiny bumps around nose and mouth. i try using A&D Ointment?

Perhaps an allergy: What you are describing may be an allergic reaction--either to a medicine or cosmetic that you are putting on your face, exposure to something like poison I've (where you touch your face after brushing against it) or a reaction to a food or medicine. A & D ointment won't hurt, but it's not anti-allergy. Anti-allergy medicines and creams are available over the counter. If it persists see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice daily. Expose your feet to the air by wearing flip flops or sandals. Soak the feet in white vinegar or Epsom salts daily. If it doesn't improve or you see red streaks going up your leg see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers ?

What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers ?

Contact Dermatitis: Itchy swollen fingers may result from an allergic reaction of some type. Perhaps to some new environmental exposure such as poison ivy, detergent or soap, or something else you may have come in contact with. ...Read more

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What causes swollen and itchy fingers only in the winter?

What causes swollen and itchy fingers only in the winter?

Xerosis or Reynaud's: The cold weather and low humidity removes the moisture barrier from the skin, causing substances to penetrate and cause irritation. Cold weather also may cause vasospsm in the fingers, reducing blood flow, which may result in the same dysfunction. Use moisturizers and gloves, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the the cause of swollen itchy ankles? My duaghter is 20 years old and a varsity student. She has been suffering for the past 3 weeks

What is the the cause of swollen itchy ankles? My duaghter is 20 years old and a varsity student. She has been suffering for the past 3 weeks

Stasis Dermatitis: She could have stasis dermatitis as a result of fluid overload. This can happen if the valves of the veins do a poor job of sending the blood up the leg and back to the heart. Usually starts with swelling, and then a red, itchy rash may develop where the skin is stretching (can be around entire ankle, but usually on the inside mostly). See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Swollen right tragus and very painful. The canal is constantly itchy. And I go about every 2-3 weeks and it comes and goes. Causes? Solutions?

Otitis externa: If you pull the tragus, and there is tenderness, this may imply an otitis externa infection. This may indicate swimmers ear. Swimmers ear is an infection of the ear canal. It can happen from swimming or simply being submerged in the bathtub. A physician can look inside the canal to detect inflammation or signs of infection. This may then require topical antibiotics. Good luck! ...Read more