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Pinched Nerve Itching
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
The fungal elements have infected the skin cells and essentially caused an inflammatory reaction, thus the redness and peeling and itching.
see your podiatrist. ...Read more
I was in a car accident and severed some nerves in my forehead. It's still numb but gets shooting pains and itches. Signs of nerve healing?
Pinched what I think was a mole. Top layer came off. Bled. Skin half an inch away from it itches. What could be causing it? Cancer? Irritation?
We can't give you: An accurate diagnosis with the available information. Sounds lke you irritated the tissue regardless. Give it a chance to heal. I encourage head to toe evaluation of skin annually for adults. The only way to say what this is for certain is through evaluation. ...Read more
Rectal itching: I assume you are talking about your rectum. Itching and bleeding of the rectum usually means a hemorrhoid. However if it does not respond to treatment for that then it should be examine by a physician. ...Read more
It can happen: That can happen as hairs start to grow in and are rubbed by clothing. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: Itches like crazy sounds pretty darn serious. You might have someone check for hair lice or other offending agents. Less intense itching might be related to your shampoo, hair products, including reaction to dyes, etc. Less intense itching could also be related to a fungus infection of the scalp, which would need some anti-fungal treatments. ...Read more
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 more
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 more
Have it looked at.: 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
Medical Evaluation: Whatever part of the body you are describing, it appears to be infected. Seek medical care immediately and get treated ...Read more
Time to be seen: Time to go see your doctor - could be many things. ...Read more
Depends: Many things could be going on ranging from a healing tear to a hemorrhoid to poor hygiene. As with so many things if it is persistent and bothering you get in and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more