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My arms itch like crazy in the evening what would cause this and how do I stop it?

My arms itch like crazy in the evening what would cause this and how do I stop it?

Dermatologist: Could be dry air in the house, dope allergy, allergy to the dress you are wearing. See dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs

Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs

Many answers: There are many potential answers to your question. However dry skin is often associated with itching with any rash. Avoid using scented or anti-bacterial soap and apply a good moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing. Also try some otc Hydrocortisone cream on the rash for a few days if this doesn't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Bad itching;started under my breasts,than my arms started itching(sort of all over the upper part of the body is itching)any help greatly appreciated.

Bad itching;started under my breasts,than my arms started itching(sort of all over the upper part of the body is itching)any help greatly appreciated.

Itching: Try taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth to see if it relieves the itching. If you have dry skin, moisturizing can help. If it continues, please see a physician for history, physical and perhaps labs to rule out liver and kidney disease, etc. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/itchy-skin/basics/causes/con-20028460 ...Read more

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I've developed some sort of hives/rash on the back side of my arms and it itches! i'm 50 years old. What is it?

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I've developed some sort of hives/rash on the back side of my arms and it itches! i'm 50 years old. What is it?

Urticaria: Depends on whether it is acute (less than 6 weeks) or chronic (more than 6 weeks). If acute, it will resolve on its own. Chronic hives are usually autoimmune or idiopathic (fancy word for "no known cause"). ...Read more

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I have bumps all over my for arms. My it itches and my my hands itch.

I have bumps all over my for arms.  My it itches and my my hands itch.

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose--sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bunch of spots on my arms that itch and can’t figure out what it is ?

I have a bunch of spots on my arms that itch and can’t figure out what it is
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Exam needed: These could be insect bites( like bed bugs), allergic reaction or other dermatological disorder. A physician or dermatologist would have to inspect these spots in order to make a diagnosis and advise you. In the meantime apply a cortisone type ointment that your pharmacist can advise until you're examined. ...Read more

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I started scratching and got these on my arms. They itch really bad and spread when i scratch. No pus amd they don't hurt. No other symptoms?

I started scratching and got these on my arms. They itch really bad and spread when i scratch. No pus amd they don't hurt. No other symptoms?

We cant: see pictures on the public site you maay need to have a paid visit with one of the practitioners or see your own doctor ...Read more

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I have small bumps all over my arms & they itch really bad. I have tried anti itch creams & nothing works. What could they be & how to stop the itchin?

I have small bumps all over my arms & they itch really bad. I have tried anti itch creams & nothing works. What could they be & how to stop the itchin?

Many things: This rash could be one of many things. You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist to help you find out. Have you been exposed to anything you could be allergic to? Are the bumps present in the creases in your fingers, undearms and groin? The best thing to do is see a doctor. ...Read more

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Ever since i started college again after a long time i started to have these white yellowish spots coming out on my arms, neck and it itches a lot.?

Ever since i started college again after a long time i started to have these white yellowish spots coming out on my arms, neck and it itches a lot.?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.

I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.

Acute hives: This is called acute urticaria (chronic if over 6 wks duration) which may be caused by a viral infection, drug allergy, or other factors. Most can be controlled by taking an antihistamine . If not controlled with antihistamine or lasting more than 6 wks, consult an allergist.Stop any drug or supplement introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset if applicable. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more