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I have Itchiness, Dryness, redness, peeling of skin, papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness, Dryness, redness, peeling of skin, papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

? yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis (balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

See a doctor: It seems like you may have dermatitis like from sensitivity to something you came in contact. Did change soap shampoo or lotion. See your doctor to evaluate the rash on your scrotum and his penis. ...Read more

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I had red itchy spots on my shoulders about a month ago that turned into scabs but went away. Now they are back on my side without me touching them??

Please make sure: To show this to your parents and explain the history. Without visualizing these and obtaining a history - an accurate diagnosis can not be made. ...Read more

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My skin has a redness to it, and when rubbed there is an itchy sensation?

My skin has a redness to it, and when rubbed there is an itchy sensation?

Dry? Rash? History?: Your skin may be dry, especially if you've been out in the sun a lot, or there may be something more going on. Is there a rash, or just vague/generalized redness? Any other symptoms? Exposure to any foods, plants, chemicals? Any medications or medical conditions? Try moisturizer lotion 2-4x/day for a few days, and if not getting better, get checked by a dr. ...Read more

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Hello. My boyfriend gets itchy red patches all over his body after he takes a shower. Sometimes he scratches so much he gets little scabs. Is there something wrong with him?

Hello. My boyfriend gets itchy red patches all over his body after he takes a shower. Sometimes he scratches so much he gets little scabs. Is there something wrong with him?

Physical urticaria: Itchy red wheals on the body after exposure to water, cold, heat or exercise are referred to as physical urticaria. They are caused by histamine release in the tissues. He should see his primary care who may refer him to an allergist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?

I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?

OCD: You may have an obsessive compulsive disorder. But it's not possible to diagnose you online. You need to be evaluated by a physican, generally a psychiatrist, to determine if this is the actual problem. Your personal physician should be able to do an intial evaluation and then give you a referral. ...Read more

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I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

This could be: folliculitis. they appear as bumps on the inner thighs at the pores from clogged hair ducts and then dry up and scab. But are not spread all over the body. The other possibility is allergy as that coul dbe all over the body ...Read more

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What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

Different causes: Generalized skin sensations like those may be seen with anxiety, diabetes, thyroid disease, deficiency of calcium, magnesium, electrolytes, vit b 12, toxic agents, prickly heat, intolerance of certain clothing material, etc. If symptoms persist, a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have been getting multiple red spots that look like some form of bite, really itchy, all have come up with scabs, what could they be?

I have been getting multiple red spots that look like some form of bite, really itchy, all have come up with scabs, what could they be?

Bug bite? Infection?: Bumps on separate parts of the body may be bug bites and/or may be small boils (skin infections; small abscesses). A visit to one's primary care doctor is needed, as bumps are very hard to describe in words. Antibiotics may be needed, if there are signs of infection. Others causes of bumps are possible, but less likely. If the bumps are mysterious-looking, a dermatologist can examine them. ...Read more

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Why do sunburns itch so badly? Is the skin trying to heal? I had mine for 2 wks wout much decrease in redness & itchiness should I c a doc, b worried

Why do sunburns itch so badly? Is the skin trying to heal? I had mine for 2 wks wout much decrease in redness & itchiness should I c a doc, b worried

Yes: Sounds like something other than sunburn. Have you applied something to a sunburn? Something that might cause itch? Reason for Tegratol? Best see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, try a nice, long shower using Dove or Aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, followed by vigorous rub-down using a ceremide cream such as Eucerin or Aveeno (oatmeal). ...Read more

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My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve. What2do?

My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve. What2do?

Call your doctor: Contact your doctor's office for followup. Redressing of the wound along with possible antibiotics may be needed if an infection is present or wound is not healing properly ...Read more

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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv I or hsv ii. ...Read more