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Old Wives Tales Itchy Palms
My 21 month old has itchy palms at night. What may be the cause and how do I treat it. She seems miserable at night. Thank YOU!
In addition to the: oral antihistamines (Benadryl) at night and topical 1% hydrocortisone cream, you can also try Aquaphor (more of an ointment) and if she'll keep them on, cotton gloves over that. Please talk to her pediatrician so that you can show him/her what the palms look like, if these treatments aren't helping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
14 year old very active boy woke up thursday morning with red blotches palms and some on feet. What could this be? It is not itchy or painful.
Skin infection : When there are red and raised areas on the palms and soles it could be a fungal infection that started with the feet that spread to the hands from touching the feet. Warts can be asymptotic and can be on both the palms or the soles. Hyperhidrosis or really sweaty palms and soles can be another cause. At 14, alot of changes going on, hormonal effects can play a roll as well. Take him to see his dr. ...Read more
2 year old has red slightly swollen itchy palms, no other symptoms nothing on her feet. Only her palms ?
I am a 20 year old female. I have itchy palms and feet only at night, . It's not red or dry....Could it be from stress or something else?
Many possibilities: Pediatric rashes can be from many possible causes, including viral infections, bacterial infections, allergic reactions, and many others. Unfortunately, dermatology is a specialty that relies heavily on actually seeing and feeling the rash. Thus, providing you with a diagnosis based on a written description is impossible. Best to see your pediatrician or dermatologist to provide you a diagnosis. ...Read more
I am having a problem with itchy, dry ears....Any sugestions? I have tried palm oil...Not much help
i am 77 years old
A little steroid- hydrocortizone cream might help. Could be eczema.
If without improvement, go see your dr. ...Read more
My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms with a raised tiny bump rash across them. ?
Could be the start of a viral illness
The enteroviruses, including the coxsackieviruses cause
s rash that includes tender blisters in the mouth and tongue as well as on the palms and soles of the hands and the feet. Occasionally the rash will also occur on the buttocks or the genital area. Young children have a general feeling of being ill (malaise) and are often cranky with a depressed appetite ...Read more
My 9 year old daughter has itchy palms and sore, red, bumpy finger tips. Please can you advise on what this may be?
Needs to be checked:
It is very hard to say what is causing itchy palms;red bumpy finger tips.It may be due to a viral infection, contact dermatitis or some other cause.
I suggest you get her checked by your family doctor or pediatrician.
Does she have bumps on her feet, bumps/sores in mouth.Those parts also needs to be checked and rest of the body as well including temperature. ...Read more
My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks
Multiple causes: The most common rash in her age group on the palms and soles is eczema but other possibilities include fungal infections and variations of psoriasis or a few rare conditions. Use only unscented soaps for handwashing and see a physician to see if a topical steroid cream is needed to treat the rash. ...Read more
7 yr old had small pimple like on inside of a foot sole for a couple of months not itchy now has 3 on a palm of one hand no other symptoms, what is it?
My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.
My 3 year old girl has a cough temp and itchy palms and fingers, could this be hand foot and mouth? There has been a case at her daycare.
Im 22 years old I do have allergies. I got them last summer when they started. I have little itchy pumps on my hand what could that possibly be?
See below: Rashes are hard to diagnose without observation. There are a number of possibilities but i would get the rash seen by your doctor to pin down the cause. ...Read more
My 3 year old has itchy red bumps on her hand, fingers, & toes. No fever, has an appetite still, happy and playing as usual. Coughing for 2 weeks.?
Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
this blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
they are under stress
they have allergies, such as hayfever
their hands are often in water or moist. ...Read more
My 18 month old has hand foot and mouth disease.Body is covered in itchy blisters. Can we use calamine or anything anti itch.Something besides tylenol (acetaminophen)?
I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.
Need evaluation: You definitely needs to see your gp for more eval. Try to go there when you have the pink blotches. Do you have them in any other location besides palms and soles? Certain things like allergy/urticaria; exposure to something affecting your palms/soles, etc- including secondary syphillis should be considered. The rash in syphillis usually stays there and not only for 1 hour.Go to see gp get checked. ...Read more
Inflammation: Hard to say what the problem is, but you may have a fungal infection of the hands, you may have a medication reaction and you may have other problems. Allergic reactions present this way. I would recommend you to be seen by your pcp and get appropriately evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer