Doctor insights on:
My Lower Back Is Itchy
There are a 7 small raised bumps on my lower back. They are itchy and firm but not red. What are these lumps and how can I get rid of them?
Hives?: Probably you eat something that you are allergic to. Over the counter antihistaminics can help. ...Read more
6wks ago i got local anesthesia on my lower back. And is still itchy where i got the shot, is not red, is it normal?
Mystomach has gotten spotty, given loporox but hasn't worked-it has spread now to my lower back, spots aren't itchy but can look like dry skin. Spotty?
Tine Versicolor: Possibly could be tinea versicolor. Often times this disorder can be treated with over the counter selenium sulfide shampoos, but in some cases may require oral medication such as ketoconazole to treat completely. Some rashes may look similar to tinea versicolor and if persistent may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
A mole on my lower back is red, and itchy. I have a picture and I'm not sure if I should be worried or not.
Yes, you should: In my opinion you should ALWAYS be worried when a mole acts up. Either it is being irritated, or it may be infected, or it may be becoming a melanoma. Some dermatologists say this is often the first symptom. It may not be serious at all, but no one can make this diagnosis from a photo. You are young and shouldn't take any chances with this horrible sneaky disease. You should be seen. ...Read more
My side and lower back on my right side always feels itchy. Not itchy on my skin but more inside of my body i don't know how to explain it?
Neurological itch: The feelings of an itch are complex and fascinating. People often think of an itch sensation as something related to the skin, which it often is. However, can also get an itching sensation from a pinched nerve. If the sensation is in the distribution of a nerve, like from the lower back to the leg, an irritation or inflammation of the nerve root in the lower lumbar spine can cause this. ...Read more
I've just woke up this morning and realised I have been getting spots around my body area that feel itchy .... A lot on my lower back and on my body?
Allery, infection?: Need more information. See you family physician asap. ...Read more
Simple things first: Most people would use moisturizing creams if weather is dry or it's wintertime, or over the counter steroid creams and antihistamines. If continues, make an appointment with your doc/medical provider. ...Read more
Folliculitis? Heat?: Folliculitis is tiny pustules where the hair follicles are. Heat rash is related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are quite difficult to describe in words, so a doctor needs to look at the rash to make a diagnosis. ...Read more