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Pregnant with kidney infection and swollen itchy vagina?

Pregnant with kidney infection and swollen itchy vagina?

Candidiasis: You mus be on antibiotics for the kidney infection. The combination of pregnancy and antibiotic can make you more susceptible to vaginal candidiasis-yest infection. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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My legs hurt and feel itchy and have non painful spasms. Is this normal with kidney infection?

My legs hurt and feel itchy and have non painful spasms. Is this normal with kidney infection?

Kidney infection: Kidney infections or pyelonephritis cause high fevers, one sided back pain and ofter nausea. Not likely tha cause of spasms or itchy legs. A reaction to an antibiotic could possibly account for the itching. ...Read more

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I have itchy, frequent urinate. Negative uti, waiting for result for yeast infection. I feel occasional pain on left low back. Is it kidney infection?

I have itchy, frequent urinate. Negative uti, waiting for result for yeast infection. I feel occasional pain on left low back. Is it kidney infection?

No: You had negative ua I'm presuming by your negative UTI statement, essentially ruling out a kidney infection as kidney infections commonly ascend from the bladder. ...Read more

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May I still use rubbing alchohol that is over 10 years old? I have itchy skin that have infection. Also, should I use alchohol or hydrogen peroxide?

May I still use rubbing alchohol that is over 10 years old? I have itchy skin that have infection. Also, should I use alchohol or hydrogen peroxide?

No Alcohol: Alcohol does not sound like a good idea for an irritated skin rash. Peroxide is a gentle antiseptic, and depending on the actual cause of your itchy rash, might be useful. We could definitely help you sort this out in a Prime Consult by getting further history and evaluating photos. We are here 24/7! Thanks for trusting Healthtap! ...Read more

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I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?

I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?

Itchy rash on palm: An itch rash on the palmar surface of your hand could be several things. Dyshidrotic exzema, contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction to something are possible causes. A fungal infection is a possibility as well. If it is really itchy it could also be scabies, an infection caused by a mite. See your doc who can help figure it out and get you a cream to relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Infection can cause itchy skin?

Infection can cause itchy skin?

Not usually alone: Skin infections typically cause painful red swollen skin. Itching of the skin is usually caused by dermatitis and allergies. ...Read more

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Painless, very itchy skin. Could this be a staph infection?

Painless, very itchy skin. Could this be a staph infection?

Staph infection: Staph infections are tender, painful, red swollen. There may be pus & blood. Fever can be high. See a dermatologist for your itchy skin. Antiseptics and antibiotics will make you worse. ...Read more

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Is it common to have red itchy skin after a staph infection has resolved?

Is it common to have red itchy skin after a staph infection has resolved?

Rash After Staph: A rash is an abnormal condition and reaction of the skin. A rash can be a symptom of a wide variety of mild to serious diseases, disorders and conditions. A rash can result from infection, irritation, inflammation, allergy, insect bites and other abnormal conditions. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy skin sore between the anus and the scrotum. It is almost like a sore swollen raised line between the 2. Had for months. Infection?

I have a very itchy skin sore between the anus and the scrotum. It is almost like a sore swollen raised line between the 2. Had for months. Infection?

Unlikely: Infection, unless with a very benign slowly progressive pathogen would have declared itself and forced you to a doctor by now. But without seeing this and getting a full history, would just be guessing at possible diagnoses. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Nose had been noticeably itchy for a month, now around mouth and spreading to the cheeks are patches of itchy skin with whiteheads in it. Some developing into cysts. I have mild acne, nothing ever like this. Could it be stahp or secondary infection?

Unlikely infection: A staph or secondary infection Would be more likely to be red, pimple like, and painful. This sounds more like eczema, and the itchy nose suggests allergic rhinitis. When the skin is dry, the oil gland pores are plugged and cause the white heads. ...Read more

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6yr old dry non productive cough all the time as well as itchy skin, Dr said no asthma & no infection or anything on chest. Piriton doesn't seem 2 hel?

See allergist: As you do not have asthma, infection and your chest is clear, but cough and itchy skin may be due to allergy which is not getting better with piriton. There are test to find allergy to plants, food, dust. Consult an allergist get investigated for allergy and get proper treatment. Hope you get relief. ...Read more

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Had circular patch of peeling itchy skin, bleeds easily at top of labia in same place for 2 months. Also white bump next to it. Is it yeast infection?

Had circular patch of peeling itchy skin, bleeds easily at top of labia in same place for 2 months. Also white bump next to it. Is it yeast infection?

Probably not: Yeast infections typically are very erythematous and irregular in shape with satellite pustules at periphery. You should have it evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Could it be lukemia? Itchy skin rash thst burns more during hot shower, fatigue, full stomach, infections, high WBC count,

Could it be lukemia? Itchy skin rash thst burns more during hot shower, fatigue, full stomach, infections, high WBC count,

More information: The symptoms of leukemia can include, fevers, fatigue, easy bruising, nose bleeds or gum bleeding, enlarged lymph nodes, recurrent infections, headaches and sometimes a rash. A high WBC count can be caused by leukemia, but those wbcs will look abnormal (called blasts = leukemia cells). Your CBC might also show anemia and low platelets. A bone marrow is the gold standard if your doc is concerned. ...Read more

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Can a throat viral infection cause muscle pain, flashing joint pain, a rash, tingling feet, burning sensation, itchy skin. Happens on and off.

Can a throat viral infection cause muscle pain, flashing joint pain, a rash, tingling feet, burning sensation, itchy skin. Happens on and off.

Yes: But it's not an orthopedic condition. May be an auto-immune response, your body reacting inappropriately to the virus. See your medical doctor and tell hip it's important! ...Read more

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What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?

Mono: Epstein-barr virus which causes mononucleousis, and has variable symptoms on the body. ...Read more

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Is it normal in healing process of fungal infection between breasts, the red itchy rash turns into brown spot? Will it turn into usual skin color?

Is it normal in healing process of fungal infection between breasts, the red itchy rash turns into brown spot? Will it turn into usual skin color?

Generally: With time the skin color may return to normal, but there are instances when, since some of the inflammatory cells take up pigmented damaged tissue, that the area may remain darker than the surrounding area. Ask anyone who has had hematomas (blood collections in tissue), in which the uptake of iron by macrophages results in permanent dark areas. Not in everybody, but some. ...Read more

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I have some p name kidney infection an been on meds from ER for 3days an I feel worse now then I did before my temp 98.8 my head hurts an feel sick wh?

I have some p name kidney infection an been on meds from ER for 3days an I feel worse now then I did before my temp 98.8 my head hurts an feel sick wh?

Reevaluation: Get reevaluated immediately. You are supposed to feel better when treated with medication that address the issue if the organism causing the infection responds to that medication. The doctor would have chosen from a list of medications that has been found to work for that type of infection in the past and may decide to change medications based on what is found on reevaluation ...Read more

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How can I relieve severe itchy skin.?

How can I relieve severe itchy skin.?

Sarna lotion: Drink water, use moisturizers such as sarna for sensitive skin, apply aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil when in the shower on your wash cloth, and use witch hazel for relief. If you are still out of control see a doctor since it may mean you have anxiety. ...Read more

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What can I use to relieve my itchy skin?

What can I use to relieve my itchy skin?

Dryness: First be sure the skin is not irritated by harsh products. Use a good moisturizing cream after bathing. If persists get evaluated for medical problems that cause itch. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can cure itchy skin?

Sarno lotion: Drink plenty of water, use moisturizers such as sarno since it stops the itching and use aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil in your wash cloth when in the shower. Avoid very hot water when in the shower. If this does not resolve the problem see a doctor as you may be showing signs of anxiety, . ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more