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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?

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?

Maybe: Methimazole is notorious for causing a rash. It is unusual to get a rash after 6 yr, but it is possible. Presumably you have graves disease? Perhaps it is time to reevaluate your hyperthyroidism and think about definitive treatment. See your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Cbc normal, occasional low platelets. Hands and feet purple in cold red when hot. Itchy rash on neck, flushing, aches, tired. Which dr. to see?

Cbc normal, occasional low platelets. Hands and feet purple in cold red when hot. Itchy rash on neck, flushing, aches, tired. Which dr. to see?

PCP, dermatologist,: Not allergist. Raynaud disease can be associated with autoimmune disorders, so a rheumatologist may be needed. Protect hands and feet from cold. Some meds help it, others make it worse. ...Read more

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My back and my neck are itchy what do I do?

My back and my neck are itchy what do I do?

Switch-Off That Itch: I'd look in the mirror and see if I had a rash. If I'd been working outdoors or exercising and sweating, I'd take a tepid shower. If I'd just put on some new clothing or some that had been washed in a new detergent, I'd change them. New Jewelry? Take it back for a refund. Just ate out? Or ate something different? Or for anything get some Benadryl and see if that helps. If not, and not better, see a doc ...Read more

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Why does my chin and neck allways itchy?

Why does my chin and neck allways itchy?

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

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Best diet for eczema to decrease flare ups itchiness and dryness of skin thanks in advance.. what cause neck itchiness?

Best diet for eczema to decrease flare ups itchiness and dryness of skin thanks in advance.. what cause neck itchiness?

Tough question: Specific foods can trigger eczema (milk, wheat, eggs, nuts for example), but traditional tests for food allergy may not catch the association. If concerned, see an Allergist. Usually the association depends on single-food elimination trials to determine effects. Neck itchiness can be due to eczema or just dryness of skin. Use good moisturizer (eg CeraVe) post luke-warm bathing and later in day. ...Read more

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Why does my neck feel like fiberglass is on it. Lately it been really itchy?

Why does my neck feel like fiberglass is on it.  Lately it been really itchy?

Many reasons: You may have an allergic reaction. A detailed medical history and the history of the event will be required to determine exactly the problem. Did you eat a certain type of food, are you taking a new medication, etc. Please see your family doctor. ...Read more

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I often get ring type itchy patch on me back neck it heals and comes back in 3 4months?

I often get ring type itchy patch on me back neck it heals and comes back in 3 4months?

See doctor: There are many potential considerations If they are ringlike and scaly, I would think of a fungal skin infection. Are your toenails jagged and fragile? ...Read more

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Red itchy face and neck?

Allergy: If you get it often when upset it is anxiety, if it just happened it may only be an allergy. If there are bumps involved you need to see doctor for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more