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My Cervix Feels Itchy
Itchy vulva. Was diagnosed with hpv but cervix was ok last check up. Was diagnosed with herpes a few years ago, could that have something to do w it?
Yeast?: The main cause of vulvar itching is yeast infection. HPV doesn't cause itching. Mild herpes outbreaks may itch, with few other symptoms, but the itching would be localized to a particular spot, gone in a few days, and not recur until at least a few weeks later. Best to see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Or try an OTC yeast treatment, but for sure see your doctor if itching persists. ...Read more
My period is 6 days late and I have pink/yellowish itchy cervical mucus like cottage cheese. My cervix is hard and low. Could I be pregnant?
Slightly irritated cervix, itchy vagina, slight pelvic pain, and sometimes discharge is yellow. Neg for STD and yeast. Past history of chlamydia. Help?
See an OB/GYN: There are many possible explanations for this, but in order to answer you intelligently one would have to examine you and perhaps do some lab tests. Go get this worked out and hope you'll be better soon. ...Read more
I have some abdominal pain, and also the entry of my cervix feels swollen. No weird discharge or anything. A bit itchy. No bumps. What could it be?
More info needed: Unless you have any skin irritation, you may have sensitivity to anything from the soap you use to laundry detergent. If you perspire a lot, you may need to change your underwear two or three times a day. You could get a bacterial or fungal infection. Need to have you see your physician to check. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Itchy skin oftentimes results from atopic dermatitis, tinea corporis, psoriasis, or other allergy-based skin changes. But without reviewing detailed Hx and having a direct look or needed exam at times, it's hard to come up a right diagnosis. However, Its Rx has been about the same with topical steroid cream gingerly under supervision, except Tinea which requires adding anti fungal drug. More? Ask ...Read more
Tape worm: Many people who have tapeworms have no symptoms other than seeing worms squiggling about when they have a bowel movement. Possible symptoms/ signs include: weight loss, loss of appetite or the opposite (hunger), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy. It can lead to loss of important vitamins & minerals. Serious complications can occur however. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid: Could be a hemorrhoid. Avoid toliet paper an use baby wipes. Try some otc preph and steroid ointment for 7 days. If no better call md. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There are many possible causes. Bring all products you have used on your face. ...Read more
PRICKLING + ITCHING:
THIS SOUNDS LIKE A DISORDER CALLED FORMICATION.
(NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH FORNICATION!)
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST OR YOUR INTERNIST.
MANY MEDICATIONS CAN TRIGGER THIS. ...Read more
Lower the dose: All opioids can cause release of histamine, which can result in feeling itchy. As long as you don't have hives or problems breathing, you can just use a mild antihistamine. The non-sedating ones produce less drowsiness (claritin, zyrtec etc.) but don't work as well as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and other older ones. Talk to your doctor about lowering the dose if it persists. ...Read more
Heat rash: Sometimes the vasodilation associated with warmth (flushing) can lead to a condition called heat rash, which is caused by release of histamine from the mast cells in the skin. This causes a itchy, raised rash, sometimes with welts. Symptoms can be controlled with antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Talk to your doctor if this is troublesome for you. ...Read more
Infection: It's either a urinary tract or vaginal infection. See your MD for Rx. ...Read more
What should I do if I can't sleep because I feel itchy or uncomfortable and each day it feels worse?
SLEEP:Avoid drugs for sleep, weight loss, nervousness, anxiety and wait gain. Usually try behavior modification, punctuality in sleeping, read a book and warm milk fi u like. Avoid caffeine, drinking, TV in room. Do regular exercise.
Once on drugs for sleep u mau find it hard to regain ur self control. Use drugs only if a MD dx of symptomatic insomnia. ...Read more
While doing anything exhausting I feel like millions of pins are sticking me all over. Kinda itchy too?
Rash or no rash?: Without a rash, I would think about neuralgias. If a rash is present, then I would suspect an allergy reaction to something. Itchiness is due to histamine release and give you this sensation. A physician should be able to provide you with more specific diagnoses based on other findings. ...Read more
I have bumps on my body that look and feel like bites but they are spreading everyday and very itchy. What could this be?
Could be hives: Check out some photos of hives, contact dermatitis and insect bite reactions. To control itching, try a long acting antihistamine such as cetirizine 10mg daily. Short acting ones such as diphenhydramine 25mg help, but sedates. If you see your doctor, bring some photos of the early eruptions. If you are are taking a new medication, drug allergy should be considered. ...Read more
I am suffering from dermatitis. At any time I feel very hot or very cold. Some times skin becomes itchy. What should I do?
Bathe and moisturize: For the itchy skin, I would soak in warm water, pat dry, and then moisturize, preferably with an ointment or cream, rather than a lotion. If you continue to itch, see your physician. For feeling hot or cold, I would see a health professional, as this should be further evaluated. ...Read more
My body feel itchy without any reason. I try fasting to see whether im allergic to certain food. But I still get the itchyness..
Itchy skin: Most common cause of itch all over is dry skin. If moisturizing with a fragrance-free cream, switching to a gentle soap like dove for sensitive skin or cetaphil bar, and not using a washcloth/sponge/scrubbie does not help the itch very quickly, please see your dermatologist. There are many causes of allover itch that does not have a rash that need to be investigated as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have this weird patch on the back of my thigh. It's circular and in the middle it feels dry. The outside is a bit itchy. What is this?
Well could be a few: Could be a few possibilities. Need a better description please or even a picture. You most likely will need treatment. So use good hygiene for now and either set an appointment or see your own doctor but you do need to have it seen ...Read more