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Have balance issues, joint pain-hands, feet, collarb, shoulder, some pink, itchy skin.Brain MRI neg, lupus neg, rf(8), pre-diabetic.Worth pursuing?

Have balance issues, joint pain-hands, feet, collarb, shoulder, some pink, itchy skin.Brain MRI neg, lupus neg, rf(8), pre-diabetic.Worth pursuing?

Consult with MD: It is worth pursuing the workup. Lupus and RA are not the only diagnoses to consider. There are other collagen vascular disorders which could cause your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Definition)

Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more


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What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

Hand eczema?: try some over the counter cortisone and try soaking with OTC Domeboro soaks 10 min twice a day. Then make an appt to see your dermatologist to determine the cause. I always think allergy or eczema. ...Read more

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Citalopram and itchy hands after stopping the pills for 15 days. Normal?

Citalopram and itchy hands after stopping the pills for 15 days. Normal?

No: The citalopram withdrawal should be over and the citalopram itself (if it was causing your itchy palms) is out of your system. Perhaps you have dyshidrotic eczema or you should have your liver and gall bladder checked. ...Read more

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What does itchy hands and rash indicate?

What does itchy hands and rash indicate?

Dermatitis: Itching (pruritis) accompanied with a rash is usually the sign of contact dermatitis. If you have recently changed laundry detergents or come in contact with an irritant such as poison ivy that could be the cause. ...Read more

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I have very red itchy hands which look very blotchy and feel like they are burning What shall I do K ?

I have very red itchy hands which look very blotchy and feel like they are burning
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Acute Dermatitis: It sounds like maybe you are having a hypersensitivity or allergic reaction, especially if this happened suddenly - be sure to watch your hands of any residue. Benadryl will help if you are having an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Unbearably Itchy hands. Tiny bumps with clear liquid. Happens every year during season changes. What is wrong and what can I use to help?

Hyperhidrosis: with an allergic response. Quite common. Switch to baby soap. Use OTC antihistamine like Zyrtec and 1% hydrocortisone cream. ( a pea sized drop- 3x/day ). If worsening- you may need Rx medication. ...Read more

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Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them. Came out of nowhere. What could it be ?

Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them.  Came out of nowhere.  What could it be ?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Try Benadryl or Claritin for itching and vaseline ointment with cotton gloves over the hands and socks on the feet overnight. May need to see your dr, if this doesn't help. Here's a link with information about it: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.htm ...Read more