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Kidney Infection And Itchy Skin
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
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?
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
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
Can stress and or sinus infection cause itchy skin? What do they like? It start itching and when I scratch it a bump appears and after few minutes disapea
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
I have itchy skin on my arms at my elbos. Sometimes a blister appears, others, just itching. I do havr stage 3 chronic kidney disease. Is this related?
Not likely: Stage 3 kidney disease does not usually cause pruritis. Do have it checked though as it may have got worse. ...Read more
Left a bacteria throat infection to heal on it's own. Now 3 month later I'm having rashes, bruises, itchy skin, sore muscles, tingling feet, headaches?
Get evaluated ASAP: See your doctor and get it evaluated. This can be serious. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Can a throat viral infection cause muscle pain, flashing joint pain, a rash, tingling feet, burning sensation, itchy skin. Happens on and off.
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
Can mono cause high liver enzymes, itchy skin (no rash), gallbaldder thickening, pain in lower abdomen and upper lower back and anxiety? This sysptoms started 2 months postpartum.
Partly: See your doctor for work up to get the exact answer. ...Read more
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
3wks ago was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for skin infection few days later itchy rash grows under l breast. Is it b/c the medicine? Never had this b4 look like cutaneous candidiasis had 3 HIV test all negative
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
Dr found staph infection in my urine. Put me on 7 day course antibiotics (alprim) what's a staph infection? My feet swell and I have itchy skin etc??
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
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