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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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My butt s itchy, but i know it's not pinworms. How do I figure out what it is?

My butt s itchy, but i know it's not pinworms. How do I figure out what it is?

See a doctor: There are a variety of causes so your best bet is to seea gastroenterologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do for the last 10 years I have experienced itchy skin when exposed to heat , when on holiday abroad I have to s?

What to do for the last 10 years I have experienced itchy skin when exposed to heat , when on holiday abroad I have to s?

Sun allergy?: Some people can be allergic to the sun. The only way to prevent this is to cover up and try to avoid exposure as best you can. antihistamines don't really work for this. ...Read more

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Igot this skin rash that s not itchy, it does not go away and its all over my body. Being there for 7 months and little black dots appearing also.?

Igot this skin rash that s not itchy, it does not go away and its all over my body.  Being there for 7 months and little black dots appearing also.?

See dermatologist: Might be due to some kiind of reaction either to a medication or so etching taken orally, or reaction to something in the environment, or underlying medical problem. See your doctor or dermatologist for possible biopsy to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to remove itchy bites?

How to remove itchy bites?

Use antihistamines: Apply witch hazel, Hydrocortisone cream, and over the counter ant histamines. If this does not get it under control see your doctor as there may be more to it. ...Read more

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Why am i so itchy all the time?

Why am i so itchy all the time?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Are there way to tell if a person is senile?

Are there way to tell if a person is senile?

Dementia: Dementia is a syndrome characterised by memory loss and its impact on the persons ability to function independently. Common causes of dementia include alzheimers disease, stroke, parkinsons disease , lewy body dementia and others. A full medical and cognitive assessment should be done to assess for potential "reversible" causes of memory loss. ...Read more

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Are there ways to tell if a person is going senile?

Are there ways to tell if a person is going senile?

a sequence: Senility slowly progresses from difficulty in short term memory (where are my keys?) , to loss of orientation, loss of recognition of people well known, unusual moods (laughing, sexual hyperactivity, depression), and in more advanced states disorientation, loss of bodily function control, complete confusion. Any change in the usual behavior and activity could be a clue. ...Read more

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Why my palate is itchy ?

Why my palate is itchy ?

Itchy palate?: What did you put in your mouth last? It could be an allergic response, a fungal or a viral infection just to name a few possibilities. Do you have any other symptoms? It’s best to see your dentist or primary care physician if it continues and depending upon your best guess for cause. ...Read more

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Why is my anus so itchy?

Why is my anus so itchy?

Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reactions can cause itching and this should be easy to track down. ...Read more

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Hi. Why is my back itchy?

Hi. Why is my back itchy?

Itchy back: An itchy back without associated rash is often due to excessive dryness of the skin or irritability caused by certain clothing. If generalized body itching is present, medical conditions like diabetes, blood dyscrasias, liver disorders,thyroid abnormalities, and generalized skin dryness are searched for. A dermatologist can evaluate you as needed. ...Read more

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How is it that my anus is itchy?

How is it that my anus is itchy?

Anti-hemmorhoidals,,: Anti-hemmorhoidal ointment should help this. It has soothing, pain relieving chemicals that stop itching and burning. It is likely best to use this after pasing stools and cleaning yourself. ...Read more

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What causes clitoris to be itchy?

Yeast infection: Commonly causes itchiness of clitoris. So can thong panties or reaction to washing detergent. ...Read more

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I feel very itchy on my scrotus...

I feel very itchy on my scrotus...

More info needed: Unless you have any skin irritation, you may have sensitivity to anything from the soap you use to laundry detergent. If you perspire a lot, you may need to change your underwear two or three times a day. You could get a bacterial or fungal infection. Need to have you see your physician to check. ...Read more

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I'm itchy evrywere and I don't know why?

I'm itchy evrywere and I don't know why?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor and get a diagnosis and the treatment plan ...Read more