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Legs Itching For No Reason
My legs often itching and ı can't stop it, there is nothing image no erythema no bubbles no wound .What can cause itching ?
Many possibilities: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incontinence: In a word, no.Get a more detailed answer ›
This warrants: Medical exam if you have missed your period for 3 cycles or if bruising is significant. ...Read more
Severalpossibilities: This may be a part of edema (swelling) that relate to fluid retention. Also, allergy or rheumatologist diseases can cause that. You did not specify whether they hurt, have rash, or swollen on top! also, history of other illnesses and medication intake are important. Best is to see your doc to examine feet etc. Control salt intake for now. Avoid pickles, chips, all cured meat ; use veg/fruits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head,face,neck legs arms itching comes and goes for a few days no other symptoms what can cause this?
Itching: quite a few possibilities here, ranging from general skin dryness to allergic reactions. Some people get itchiness when they are stressed or anxious. I would suggest trying Benadryl (diphenhydramine) according to package instructions, and if this gives some relief, use it as needed. If not getting better, or if other symptoms develop, see your doctor for other treatment options. ...Read more
Extreme itchy labia minora around clitoris, no discharge or any abnormal symptoms. Tested, no STDs, no infections, no allergy. How to treat it?
Scalp Soreness: Soreness of the scalp can be caused by a number of conditions and diseases. A simple tension headache can make the scalp feel uncomfortable. Occasionally, a fungus such as ringworm or parasites such as head lice cause the scalp to become sore. Rarely, scalp soreness is caused by chronic conditions, illnesses or autoimmune disorders. ...Read more
I am having some intense itching on arms and legs without a rash. No change in detergent. Benadryl isn't helping.
Itching: have you used any soaps, lotions, lubricants recently? Itchy skin is usually inflamed, and this part of the body is sensitive to things like this. Without rash, I'd assume this is pretty benign. You can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream for itching. Your doctor can make some more aggressive recommendations for you if that doesn't help. ...Read more
I have been having random itching for a month. The worst is my palms & feet. There is no rash but my palms get very red while itching. Help please. ?
Unsure: Could very well be eczema which can be associated with stress and other problems. If the rash has dry silver scales or shows on the elbows think psoriasis. First try a moisture treatment like lotion and if not relieved get checked. Do not use alcohol on your skin which can dry out the skin more. ...Read more
What could cause severely itchy legs at bedtime ? Only bedtime and only the legs. Not bed bugs husband has no itch.
Skin lesions present: If you do not have any skin lesions present you may just have dry skin on your legs. This is very common especially in the winter. Do not use any type of soap on your legs. Before you go to bed apply a moisturizer that is a cream or an ointmentand in the morning apply a lotion. Keep your showers short and don't use hot water. Never shower more than once a day and if possible skip a day. ...Read more
My urine smells musty for no apparent reason
I don't think it's a uti simply because it's been the same for most of my life and there's no pain assoc?
My hands and feet constant go numb for no reason. And I am also always tired. Is there anything common causing this?
See your doctor: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more
Find cause: If you have always sweated profusely, it's a normal condition for you. If it just started, you should see a physician and find out why. There are many possible underlying causes. Correcting the cause will correct the sweating. If there is no underlying cause, various options are available to decrease sweating; your doctor will know what they are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer