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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Butt itches bad?

Butt itches bad?

Anal Itching?: I am assuming your anus itches. Several causes. Partial rectal prolapse can cause this. Mucous glands on the outside and wet and not meant to be there. Causes poor hygiene. Pin worms can cause this. Hemorrhoids can cause this. Yeast and other fungan and bacterial infecitons can cause this. Use baby wipes, balneol or other rectal cleanser. Check for pin worms. Get anoscopic exam by md. ...Read more

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Butt hole itches. What could this be?

Butt hole itches. What could this be?

Various causes: Hemorrhoids, pinworm, anal fissure, anal/rectal cancer, certain foods/drinks (eg with caffeine), psoriasis, stds, localized allergic reaction, others, can cause anal pruritus (itching). Symptoms that persist beyond a few days would benefit from evaluation. ...Read more

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The side of pantie line itches what is it?

Itch: Pressure and warm sites tend to be susceptible areas for rash. Any rash can be itchy, although hives tend to be red, raised and mosquito-bite like rashes that are very itchy. Topical anti-itch cream is a start. If it doesn't resolve or spreads, see a doctor for a true diagnosis. ...Read more

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My body itches a lot is something wrong me?

Maybe, maybe not...: Skin may itch because it's dry and is crying out for more moisture. But what's the texture of your skin when it itches? What's the color? Does scratching make it stop itching or make it itch more? If moisturizer/lotion gives you no relief, follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

I have a place. On my back that allways itches?

Itchy Back: Too bad I cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more

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Should I be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

Should I be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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Wat does it mean if your booty hole bleeds and itches?

Wat does it mean if your booty hole bleeds and itches?

Rectal itching: I assume you are talking about your rectum. Itching and bleeding of the rectum usually means a hemorrhoid. However if it does not respond to treatment for that then it should be examine by a physician. ...Read more

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Which type of shower is better for itches; hot or cold?

Which type of shower is better for itches; hot or cold?

That depends: Some people have hives when exposed to cold water and some develop hives when exposed to hot water. ...Read more

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What does it means when around your bellybutton itches?

What does it means when around your bellybutton itches?

Many things: For example if after a shower you don't dry the umbilicus (belly button) well you might start a yeast condition. Also irritation from elastic from underwear can cause itching & irritation. Check to make sure the umbilicus is clear of any debris like hair and threads. I have advised many patients that after a bath or shower use a hairdryer to make sure the umbilicus is dry. ...Read more

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My gouache itches very very bad and hurts what should I do?

My gouache itches very very bad and hurts what should I do?

See a doctor: If I understand correctly, you are referring to the area of skin between the scrotum and anus. One of the potential causes is a fungal infection, which can be treated with topical anti fungal medication. Your doctor needs to examine the area to know for sure. ...Read more

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Perfect tiny circle bug bite that itches, what could this be?

Perfect tiny circle bug bite that itches, what could this be?

Have it evaluated.: 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'm worried because my body itches a lot, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my body itches a lot, what do you suggest?

Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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'm always wet and it itches once in a while down there. Is this a serious issue?

I'm always wet and it itches once in a while down there. Is this a serious issue?

Itchies: It may be a yeast infection. Try over the counter vaginal yeast medication. If that doesn't work, then you need to see an ob/gyn. Being wet isn't really an issues. ...Read more

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My body itches everywhere like something is crawling on me but there there is nothing. What is this?

My body itches everywhere like something is crawling on me but there there is nothing. What is this?

Creepy crawlers: Itching all over can be caused by many things. Without a rash it's unlikely to be bug bites or poison oak or scabies or an allergic reaction. It could be your liver or kidney are having and it could just be from dry skin. You need an exam and most likely blood tests. If you have a rash it will most likely be easy for your provider to tell on exam. ...Read more

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I don't know why my body itches even if I take a shower. Does any one knows what happening with my body?

Itching: Can come from many different reasons. Even taking a hot shower can make some people itch. If you try to use just luke warm water and a very gentle soap like dove and then rub down with a bath oil afterwards and you still feel the itch, you should get a check up and see if there are any internal reasons that are causing the problem. An exam and blood tests may be needed to find the cause. ...Read more

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I'm scared because whenever I go outside my body itches will I die and can you tell me how I will be able to cure it before it gets worse thank you wh?

I'm scared because whenever I go outside my body itches will I die and can you tell me how I will be able to cure it before it gets worse thank you wh?

Allergist: Going outdoors with the resultant temperature change and/ or certain activities may release histamine or other substances that causes the itching reaction. Apparently you don't break out in a rash such as hives or angioedema. Taking a nonsedating antihistamine like claritin (loratadine) before you go out may prevent this reaction. An allergist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Why is it that vagina itches so much?

Infection possible: While it can be a reaction to a product you're using in the vaginal area, it is more likely to be a vulvo vaginitis such as yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. A quick trip to a gyn physician should resolve the cause and provide you with a treatment. ...Read more

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I am wondering why it itches from tinea pedis?

I am wondering why it itches from tinea pedis?

Tinea pedis is: A fungus which is a living organism. It lives on skin by eating from the keratin layer of the skin. The body recognizes the fungus as a foreign body and as a result histamine gets released. Histamine causes certain reactions like itching, or sneezing, watery eyes...Many of the allergy like responses. ...Read more

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Why does my head itches?

Itching of scalp: It is possible you have very dry scalp or dandruff- have your family doctor examine you, . ...Read more

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My vaginal area itches why?

My vaginal area itches why?

Yeast infection: You most likely have a common problem known as a yeast infection. Anti-fungal medications are readily available. ...Read more

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Can one use pain relief medicine for itches?

Can one use pain relief medicine for itches?

Itches: Not usually. Using pain medications for an itch may blunt the itch feeling but you will still itch. You have to find out why you have the itch. Topical creams may help. ...Read more

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My skin itches all the time what could it be?

My skin itches all the time what could it be?

Dry skin?: Common cause of all over itching is dry skin, but many other possibilities. Could you be more specific? ...Read more

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Head itches before I shower. What could this be?

Head itches before I shower. What could this be?

Multiple causes: Dry hair, scalp, dandruff, seborrhea of the scalp, folliculitis, reaction to soaps, shampoo or condition. Please seek a medical exam. ...Read more