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My little cousins are itching everywhere and now I am too. Do I have the mumps?

My little cousins are itching everywhere and now I am too. Do I have the mumps?

ITCHING EVERYWHERE: Mumps usually don't itch. If your little cousins have been itching, and if you are itching now, you all may have scabies. See a pediatrician or a general physician. If it is scabies (and without seeing you, i cannot tell), there is a cream or lotion that will cure it. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff McFadden
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Mumps (Definition)

A viral infection of children caused by the paramyxovirus virus. The salivary glands (especially the parotid glands behind the ears) swell. The paramyxovirus virus is spread by direct contact with an infected person's sneeze or cough. With nearly universal immunization in childhood, there are few cases ...Read more


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My ear lobes have been itching and have burning sensation. I am totally deaf in my right ear from mumps I contracted as a child. Ps advise. Coco?

My ear lobes have been itching and have burning sensation. I am totally deaf in my right ear from mumps I contracted as a child. Ps advise. Coco?

Hard to know: More background information and an exam needed to address with accuracy. An initial thought: metal allergy related to jewelry? Infection would be unlikely to affect both earlobes simultaneously. A form of autoimmunity can attack cartilage, but unlikely to only effect the ear lobes. Very unlikely to be related to your history of mumps. ...Read more

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What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot ?

What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot ?

Blisters: Herpes (both genital and non genital) though these usually are painful. Allergic reaction of the vulvar skin to something used in that area. An early vulvitis from a yeast infection. Try an antihistamine first, but if no relieve see a gyn to rule out herpes. ...Read more

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What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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I feel as if there are little stickers under my skin every where....It itches everywhere. What can this be?

I feel as if there are little stickers under my skin every where....It itches everywhere.  What can this be?

Unclear: I'm not sure what you mean by "little stickers." you probably need to see your dermatologist or allergist for a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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What could cause small bumps and itches on the inside of my vagina?

What could cause small bumps and itches on the inside of my vagina?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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My sister is about 8 months pregnant and she's having itches all over hr body and little patches that come and go, what could it be?

My sister is about 8 months pregnant and she's having itches all over hr body and little patches that come and go,  what could it be?

Many things: She should see her doctor. It could be a rash of pregnancy, called pupps, or cholestasis, or contact dermatitis, or other skin conditions. Some can be worrisome and some are just annoying. It's important that she be seen to know what is going on. ...Read more

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My husband itches all over really bad but there is no visible rash or cause. This has been going on for a couple weeks. What could it be?

My husband itches all over really bad but there is no visible rash or cause. This has been going on for a couple weeks. What could it be?

Generalized Itch: A generalized itch without a rash can be due to something as minor as dry skin but also may signal an internal problem such as kidney problems, liver problems, iron deficiency, hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism or even some cancers. During the winter its best to limit length and temperature of showers, soap use and immediately apply a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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What can cause a brighter yellow discharge but very thin in a 50 yr. Old woman? And might be going thru menopause. Itches a little sometimes.

What can cause a brighter yellow discharge but very thin in a 50 yr. Old woman? And might be going thru menopause. Itches a little sometimes.

It depends: Are you sexually active? Do you use protection? You need to have regular check ups with your gynocologist. If you have excessive itching it could be a yeast infection. If you have concerns about discharge you need to see your doctor to have this checked. It could also be normal. We all have some discharge sometimes, but make sure you are up to date on your check ups. And use protection. ...Read more

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It first started with a small itches on my arm then it started to grow in circle. Slowly it spreaded all over the body(especially in butt and groin)?

 It first started with a small itches on my arm then it started to grow in circle. Slowly it spreaded all over the body(especially in butt and groin)?

Need more info: As you might imagine it is hard to make a diagnosis without visualizing the problem. Your symptoms are significant and should be addressed promptly by seeing your family physician or a dermatologist who can be recommended by your family physician. ...Read more

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I got small rash on my belly. Itches sometimes. Two days now?

I got small rash on my belly. Itches sometimes. Two days now?

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

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Me & my boyfriend been having itching all over body for months now , it itches so bad that it leaves ugly scars?

Me & my boyfriend been having itching all over body for months now , it itches so bad that it leaves ugly scars?

General itchiness: With limited information and not able to see of you and your boyfriend have skin rashes or how it looks like, we could not give you specific advise. It seems that both of you have been scratching really bad that it leaves scar. Itching by itself does not leave scar. You should come see a local doctor to be evaluated and treated. Either an allergist or a dermatologist would be able to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more