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My Chin Is Itchy
My chin is itchy and I don't know why. It seems to be itchy everday and it is especially itchy when I get asthma. When I scratch it, it doesn't help. ?
Smart girl: Is this truly a question? If so, you are absolutely correct! Asthma flares will indeed cause an itchy chin! Seen this many times. You are not crazy, but very observant. Why? Who knows! But seems control of asthma (not scratching) relieves it. Use your rescue inhaler and start up your controllers-see the action plan your doc wrote out for you. See an allergy asthma specialist (i'm from IL). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small, red, bumpy rash on the side of my chin. It get itchy sometimes. I thought it went away, but it came back. How do I get rid of it?
My chin was super itchy and after I started scratching it a bunch of bumps that look like and appeared? I don't get acne normally and it's still itchy
Cause of the itch?: You need to look back at what triggered the itch: if you were shaving, you probably irritated your skin and by scratching your hair follicles became infected or inflamed (these are the bumps). Your skin may also be allergic to a cream which you might have used. For now apply a little bit of hydrocortisone cream and antibiotic cream (mixed) once or twice. ...Read more
The skin on my eyelids and under my eyes is red and flaky, in the mornings my eyes are always watering and my lower jaw&under my chin are real itchy?
Allergic dermatitis: You have allergy reaction to something. If it's worse in the morning after waking up it may be your sheet or pillow. You may consider washing your bedding with hypoallergenic gentle detergent. Please make sure they are cotton not synthetic material. Change your pillow every 6-7 months and the cover 1-3 time per week. use Vaseline A and D ointment over the skin and use cold pack over it. ...Read more
I have definitive red, hot spots on my face. Began on each side of my nose, spread to spots on my lip, chin, cheeks. Itchy and flaky. Subside then return in exact same spots. Can't shake them. Help?
Stress induced?: Consider candida since cortisone and tolnafate would not treat this. Stress and a high carb diet fosters this yeast. Coconut oil ingested kills yeast. Eat 6 equal healthy meals including 6 servings of fresh and steamed vegetables and one apple each day. Relax and learn to manage stress skilfully. Getting at least 60 minutes of fun exercise every day has multiple health benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: Itchy skin can have multiple causes. Commonly you should consider whether you have dry skin, which occurs often because we wash this area frequently with harsh cleansers. Also you should evaluate your cosmetics to determine whether they are irritating your skin. If these do not help, seek care from your physician. ...Read more
Lymph nodes swollen: The lumps under your chin are probably lymph nodes which are used by your body to help fight infection. You should see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. These all could amount to a viral infection or strep throat or other. Your primary care doctor can evaluated you and perform the necessary tests/cultures, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saturday i noticed a little bump on my chin that was a little itchy. Today its bigger, red and swollen. What could this be?
Yeah, i just recently developed a bad cough and every time i cough my neck and chin get really itchy and i don't know why. Help please.
Nerve: The irritation of the nerve that lies in your bronchial tubes is transmitted through the other nerves reaching the ones that supply your chin and your neck. This the principle that lies in the theory of treating cough by stimulating the skin nerves with vicks rub or like substances. The impulse from the skin nerves is transmitted through nerve conduits to the ones that supply bronchi. ...Read more