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What does itchy wrist mean?

What does itchy wrist mean?

Simple Definition: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Itchy Wrist (Definition)

The wrist is the joint that connects the hand with the arm. When it itches it can cause an irritating sensation that leads to a desire ...Read more


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What does an itchy wrist mean?

Simple Definition: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Itchy wrist?

What is the definition or description of: Itchy wrist?

Itchy wrist: The wrist is the joint that connects the hand with the arm. When it itches it can cause an irritating sensation that leads to a desire to scratch the skin. ...Read more

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Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Details are everythi: Who said scabies? Distribution and duration of skin symptoms? When treated? How many times? Others also affected? Others treated even if no itch? EXACT details of treatment? If scabies, how did you get it? No answer without these details. ...Read more

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Does it mean anything to have an itchy wrist at 41 weeks pregnant?

Does it mean anything to have an itchy wrist at 41 weeks pregnant?

No big deal: One itchy wrist- no major issue. Dermatitis likely, try over the counter Hydrocortisone but if not helpful see your doc. Bottom line- no risk or issueswithnthe baby! ...Read more

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I work in a hospital, lots of hand sani. Two rings on one finger & now have red, raised skin, flaking, & itchy. no rings for a week now. Remedy??

I work in a hospital, lots of hand sani. Two rings on one finger & now have red, raised skin, flaking, & itchy. no rings for a week now. Remedy??

Contact dermatitis: I think the problem is contact dermatitis. Something from the hand sanitizer reacted with the metal on your rings to create an irritative substance. Without seeing pictures, it will be hard to tell. Consider TTYD or using HealthTap Prime. In the mean time, avoid rings, use soap (not alcohol) cleaners, & use moisturizing cream - Lubriderm or similar. Also, wear gloves to protect your skin! Thanks. ...Read more

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Back of my left hand but not fingers is red and scaly and has a few little raised red lumps not itchy but like hot pain what could it be and treatment?

Back of my left hand but not fingers is red and scaly and has a few little raised red lumps not itchy but like hot pain what could it be and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for the tiny pumps on my skin? I had these tiny skin-colored bumps on the top of my right hand about a year and a half ago. I went to a dermatologist and he said that it is lichen spinulosus. The bumps are skin colored, non itchy, n

Is there a treatment for the tiny pumps on my skin? I had these tiny skin-colored bumps on the top of my right hand about a year and a half ago.  I went to a dermatologist and he said that it is lichen spinulosus.

The bumps are skin colored, non itchy, n

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examinaton so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps they are lichen nitidus (a "variant" of eczema). If so, a topical steroid cream might be effective. Read more about eczema treatment at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Please help itchy wrists. What is wrong with me?

15+ Diagnosis: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

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My wrist is really itchy?

My wrist is really itchy?

More details: If it has been present for just a few days, try topical hydrocortisone. If this has been present for more than a month, look for exposure to material the wrist may be exposed to including wrist or watch bands (the itchy may not start until 103 days after the exposure). Sometimes you may need to consult a dermatologist or allergist to find out the cause if the problem persists. ...Read more

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I have a big somewhat itchy bump on my wrist. What could this be?

I have a big somewhat itchy bump on my wrist. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy wart on wrist, what to do?

Itchy wart on wrist, what to do?

See a dermatologist: It may be a wart or possibly many other things. See a dermatologist to find out exactly what it is, then treat it accordingly. ...Read more

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Severely itchy wrists. What makes people have itchy wrists?

Severely itchy wrists. What makes people have itchy wrists?

15+ Diagnosis: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

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Not itchy, doesn't seem like a bite, color hasn't changed. Have had these strange four dots on my wrist for about 3 weeks since vaca. ?

Not itchy, doesn't seem like  a bite, color hasn't changed. Have had these strange four dots on my wrist for about 3 weeks since vaca. ?

See a doctor: Impossible to diagnose without a visual inspection, could be bug bites, warts, molluscum contagiosum, freckles, nevi, the list goes on. Colt, size and history of the occurrence are the keys to diagnosis. Get alive consult on HealthTsp or go see a dermatologist or your GP to start the process... ...Read more