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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 more
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?
Hard to say: Without knowing what it is. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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 more
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
My lips are very itchy and there's small red patch under my lips that is itchy but there is no bump or spot. My chin is also very itchy. What could it?
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 more
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
I have these dark spots on my skin by my armpits, one on my thigh, one under my chin and sometimes they get itchy like they flare up and get irritated?
Skin: These can be a variety of different type of lesions. Best thing to do is have your primary care physician take a look. ...Read more
I have red bumps with no pus on my chin and they're really itchy I dunno if they're spots or what. Help?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My wisdom tooth has been extracted yesterday & it is more then 24 hrs now. My lower bottom lip &the right side of my chin is still numb & also itchy.
Itching: Itching is a good sign. Probably means you are getting some sensation back. I'm sure the Oral Surgeon discussed the possibility of parasthesia with you. Important you report your symptoms to the Surgeon. ...Read more
After I feel crawling sensation in my head it feels itchy. What could it be? Its not the sculp, I think inside my head
Irritable nerves: I feel this is more superficial than it appears to you. Such sensations are usually from irrititable superficial nerves in the scalp. If you deem it necessary, consult a neurologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
I feel like something is crawling on top of my head sometimes it feels itchy but it only happens on the left side of my head what could it be?
Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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 more
Lots of possibilitie: There are many possible reasons for your symptoms. The ones that you will need to be aggressive about and treat are lice or scabies. These are both infestations that feed off your blood and can be spread to others by physical contact. Lice in the scalp can often be seen moving on the hair shafts and nits are seen attached to the hair itself. Scabies has burrows often on the fingers and genitals. ...Read more
Local ice: If the itchy mark just started, then ice applied to the specific area may help the itching. Did you have an insect bite? Watch closely for worsening. If that happens, then it should be evaluated. Hope that helps. Thanks. ...Read more
Rephrase?: Please rephrase the question. But for itchy scalp, i'd start with selsun blue shampoo, apply twice daily and leave in for 30 minutes, then rinse, for up to a week. If no better, get seen by a dr. ...Read more
What to do if I fell over last week and cut my head, it is now really itchy and tingly. Is this normal?
Cut wound: Your symptoms could be part of normal healing of wound. Keeping area moisturized can help with the itching. ...Read more
My chin hurts really bad because I scratched it hard because it was itchy is something wrong with my skin?
Painful skin: Severe pain after an injury may indicate infection. If you have swelling and tenderness around the area you should have the area checked by a physician. ...Read more
Has developed some White patches on head and face, not getting any bigger but lighter than normal skin. . It is not itchy. What could be the issue?
White skin spots: John, I suggest you have these spots evaluated by a dermatologist if possible, or your family doctor. These could be due to sun damage, or previous inflammation or trauma, or be a sign of vitiligo. There is no way that I am able to make an accurate diagnosis in this venue....I am sorry. ...Read more
I feeling this itchy and sharp pains on the right side of my head. Its really unbearable. I cant even sleep at night. I have been with this for 7 mont?
Sharp pains: How old are you and do you wear glasses? This could be due to something serious so consult with us or see your main MD. If these are the worst headaches of your life, you need to go to the ER. Could be anything from a migraine, narrow angles, temporal arteritis (depends on age), to tumor, aneurysm. ...Read more
Seborrheic Dermatiti: Most likely you have seborrheic dermatitis. This is ususally treated with tar shampoos or shampoos with antifungal properties. Otc blue selsun type shampoos help this. Denorex type shampoos help. Sometimes steroid foams may be needed in difficult cases. If severe or can't control, see your pcp for a prescription formulaiton or see dermatologist. Don't be a flake, get treated! ...Read more