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Occasional Itchy Chest
I've been on methimazole for 6 yrs & recently have developed itchy hives on my chest/inner arms/scalp/neck/ears and occasionally back & legs-related?
Itchy scaly rash scalp & side of breasts, severe chest pain- occasional stabbing pain left & center, pain left arm blood tests, EKG chest X-ray normal?
21 yr-old had 8 months of upper respiratory and urinary symptoms, felt caused by infections, and may have immune system disorder on test results.....?
Immune deficiency: Would like to know how low the IgG is . In this case I would consider a functional immune evaluation by studying his pre and post Pneumococcal 23, and Td immune response if the IgG is only borderline low. If it is very low, then IVIG is likely indicated (I have yet had a patient who can tolerate SCIG). I would also like to find out what the urinary culture results are. If they have not been revealing , then a PCR bacterial analysis would be indicated. The mucosal ulcerations is suggestive of an autoimmune disorder and I would include Reiter's syndrome in my diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have white patches of skin on my chest and looks like its spreading. It's not itchy or anything , what can it be?
I have an itchy feeling within the left side of my chest and pain but II don't exactly know where the pain, is occurring what should II do?
See your doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be a number of things but chest pain is one that needs further attention and evaluation by a doctor. An 'itchy feeling' with pain on only one side of the chest could be the initial symptoms of shingles(herpes zoster), and a red vesicular(pimple like)rash may or may not follow shortly. It is however impossible to be certain without going to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Itchy skin oftentimes results from atopic dermatitis, tine carpers, psoriasis, or other allergy-based skin change. But without reviewing detailed Hx and having a direct look or needed exam at times, it's hard to come up a right diagnosis. However, Its Rx has been about the same with topical steroid cream gingerly under supervision, except Tinea which requires adding anti fungal drug. More? Ask Doc ...Read more