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Occasional Itching Skin
Occasionally everyday when i'm put long sleeved clothes or when i'm out in a sunny day. My whole body skin itches(scratching).What can it be .
PMLE: Polymorphic light eruption is a condition associated with an itchy rash that develops after sun exposure. Symptoms are usually worse in early summer and seem to get better later in summer. You can treat the symptoms with decreased sun exposure, antihistamines, Hydrocortisone cream and strong sunscreen. ...Read more
What to do if only itch occasionally and my toe itches constantly. I can also see a little peeling skin. what is this and how can I fix it?
I have some red itches of skin on my eyelids that appeared about a month ago. They are sore, looked dry and occasionally peel. Haven't changed soaps. ?
Most likely...: ...You are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing. ...Read more
Polymorphic light: Eruption, which is condition that occurs in reaction to sunlight on the skin, a rash happens and it's itchy, it's not dangerous though, you need to protect your skin by wearing sun-screen, long sleeves and hat, avoid direct sun exposure,Hydrocortisone cream OTC can help with the itching, see a Dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are 2 ways to relieve itching-external topical treatment and internal medications. Applying cold compresses or taking cool shower will give some immediate temporary relief. Anti-itch creams such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) calamine, lanacaine and hdrocortisone will give more long lasting relief. Oral antihistamines will provide the most effective relief. If needed topical treatments can be use while taking oral agent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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