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Remedies For Itchy Elbow
Many: You must see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment because there are many diseases that cause itching. ...Read more
Antifungals.: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection in the skin of your feet. It can happen between toes and along the soles of your feet. Change your shoes regularly and let them air out. Keep your feet clean, wear cotton socks, dry between your toes after showering, and use an antifungal cream on your feet. Some cases require a prescription, so see your doctor if things don't improve in a few weeks. ...Read more
Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier and is mild, even for sensitive skin. It combines soothing plant essences and natural moisturizers with rich emollients to soften and soothe itchy, extra dry skin to help heal and prevent psoriasis. ...Read more
Ignore it: It is likely to settle down itself. If you need to apply some moisiturizer so that there is no dryness there. If it is bad put some ice wrapped in tissue paper and keep it there for a few minutes at a time. This is a minor problem and will settle down soon. ...Read more
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Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?
See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further workup/evaluation. Eczema, contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), etc. are all skin condition that you could be suffering from. Getting workup up by a specialist might provide more answers/treatments. ...Read more
Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.
Dermatitis vs fungal: An 'itchy' rash in the axilla (arm pit) may be a 'contact dermatitis' or a yeast/fungal infection. An otc treatment for dermatitis is Cortaid (hydrocortisone 1%) and the treatment for fungal infection is otc 'anti-fungal' e.g. Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Dermatitis may be caused by exposure to chemicals/fragrances in deodorant/anti-perspirants so a hypo-allergenic subsitute may be needed. Get seen if no better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Looking for any suggestions on immediate relief options for extreme itchy skin due to tinea versicolor. The itch ends up hurting so badly
Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. lasted 6 months?
Difficult to say: These are very nonspecific symptoms and could be allergic, inflammatory, auto-immune, etc. It would be best to get an examination from your internist or dermatologist to establish a diagnosis and treatment olan ...Read more
Management: The treatment really depends on the underlying cause and condition. For dry skin, a perfume free moisturizer, white dove soap help to soothe the skin. In addition, local application of cortisone lotion to the worse areas is advised. If the condition worsens, I would recommend a follow up appoihtment. ...Read more
Yes: Trying to keep skin cool with cold compresses, cool showers as well as keeping skin hydrated with moisturizer and/or aloe vera gel. To help with the pain, taking a pain reliever like Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) on a scheduled dosing as recommended on the label can help as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too many: Initial treatment of tennis elbow remains nonsurgical. Most patients report symptomatic relief with time and rehabilitation, but it can take up to 18 months -so be patient. There is no evidence that any of the many therapeutic modalities hasten recovery. Wrist splint to bed at night, counter force brace during day. Steroid injection for incapacitating pain and to help facilitate therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dermatologist.: If you haven't seen your own doctor, please call them to be seen. If you have already and haven't seen a dermatologist, that would be the next step. They should be able to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
My scalp is itchy...Been using tgel for stubborn itch...Still itchy. No lice or visible rash...Dry patches. What should I use?
Several shampoos.: Do yuou have psoriasis elsewhere? It may or may not be, but the shampoos, ie. T-gel neutrotar, selsyn blue, and zinc shampoos should used progressively . You can also rotate them. If one or more does work with the least complicated shampoo, the mildest available. You can shampoo to0 frequently and irritate your scalp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer