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I have some kind of parasite on my scalp i have not seen any bugs just tiny white worm looking things very tiny my head itches my boyfriend has them t?
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Itching around the anus. No swollen nothing. Just itching. Can this be parasites? If so what's kind of meds to take?
“My rectum has been itching for months. Doctor thought it was parasites and gave Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Mabendezole, but didn't help. Now spreading around area?
Re exam needed: You need to make another apt with your DR. Inform DR that treatment was not effective. If DR does not hear from you, they assume that the treatment was effective. ...Read more
I've been having anal itching lately x1wk used new soap no hemorrhoids don't want to get tested for GI parasite i will freak out! can I take OTC w/o dx?
Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! dont use soap on your botto. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a parasite..? Please read i had some itching and slight blood spotting when passing stool last week. The past two days I have noticed rice like eggs in my feces. I extracted a few and washed them off, i then used tweezers to squish one a
Take : Take two specimens to your doctor. One of your feces and the other of the eggs you extracted. It definitely sounds like a parasite, maybe pinworms. It's hard to say. Your doctor will be able to send the specimen to the lab, get a diagnosis, and ultimately appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had severe anal itching that i think has spread to my face it looks the same and spreading quickly with open sores and raised rash I have been checked for parasites and am okay i also have uncontrolable diahhera?
Anal Itching?: I am assuming your anus itches. Several causes. Partial rectal prolapse can cause this. Mucous glands on the outside and wet and not meant to be there. Causes poor hygiene. Pin worms can cause this. Hemorrhoids can cause this. Yeast and other fungan and bacterial infecitons can cause this. Use baby wipes, balneol or other rectal cleanser. Check for pin worms. Get anoscopic exam by md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various causes: Hemorrhoids, pinworm, anal fissure, anal/rectal cancer, certain foods/drinks (eg with caffeine), psoriasis, stds, localized allergic reaction, others, can cause anal pruritus (itching). Symptoms that persist beyond a few days would benefit from evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Pearl piercing?: Some people are very allergic to the metals and materials in tongue piercing. Also, the hole around the piercing can get infected. Allergy and infection can cause the area to itch. Wound induced neuropathy can cause your tongue to itch. In general, tongue piercings put you at risk for many serious and annoying side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stye/Hordeolum: Which are infections of either an apocrine or sebaceous gland are usually easily treated. However, if you have persistent swelling and have followed the course of treatment prescribed, an incision and drainage may be indicated if resolution does not begin in the next 48-72 hours after warm compresses are started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itch: If your private area itches, see your Family Doc, as there are many causes and we need to make diagnosis before discussing treatment options. If you're female, have white cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge & just recently finished course of antibiotics (often for urinary tract infection), perhaps you have yeast infection which can be treated w/OTC options. Or could be jock itch or bug bites ... ...Read more
Moisturize: This depends of what is the cause of itching. In general, itching is a sign of inflammation. This could be a result of medications, allergic exposure, or infection. Moisturizer and Hydrocortisone creams over-the-counter generally helps relieve some itch. However, if the cause of the problem is still present, you will continue to itch. If your itch persists, you should see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer