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Doctor insights on: Sensitive Itchy Skin Laundry Detergent

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Red itchy skin & ears & swollen glands in neck since moving to new place. Gets worse after i've been in laundry room. Using same detergents. Help!

Red itchy skin & ears & swollen glands in neck since moving to new place. Gets worse after i've been in laundry room. Using same detergents. Help!

Allergic reaction: We can develop allergies even if we haven't changed the type of products we use. I would start by changing my laundry detergent to a hypoallergenic one. If that doesn't work, you can use a hypoallergenic soap like neutrogena. If you are no better after these changes, you need to see a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more


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Constant itchy skin all over with no visible rash or known allergy. Tried moisturizers, switching detergents and other remedies. Suggestions?

Constant itchy skin all over with no visible rash or known allergy. Tried moisturizers, switching detergents and other remedies. Suggestions?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with itchy skin all over, but no visible rash, can see his primary care doctor to see what the problem could be. If the skin is very dry, itching could result even without an obvious rash. Otherwise, the doctor might look for internal problems that can cause itching, such as drug side effects, liver disease, kidney disease, intestinal parasites, etc... ...Read more

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Red/pink raw kinda itchy skin on both sides of pelvic lines/inner thighs near vag&anus. Tried bacitracin & detergent gel a gyno in Spain prescribed me?

Red/pink raw kinda itchy skin on both sides of pelvic lines/inner thighs near vag&anus. Tried bacitracin & detergent gel a gyno in Spain prescribed me?

Candida?: A reddish itchy rash on the inner thighs is often due to a Candida fungal infection. OTC Lotrimin cream is often effective. But for a proper diagnosis you see a physician. An online virtual consultation at Health Tap is suggested. ...Read more

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Causes of itchy skin?

Causes of itchy skin?

Itchy Skin: Itchy skin can be a result of medications. It can also be do to excessive dryness in you house in the winter time. This is known as winter itch eczema. Soaps and laundry detergents can also be responsible. Use a body cleanser like cetaphil and use all free & clear for you laundry. No fabric softeners! if it doesn't get better, do see a dermatoloigist. ...Read more

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I need help on itchy skin.

I need help on itchy skin.

Mild soaps/moisturiz: I'd recommend a mild soap like Dove Sensitive Skin or Cetaphil. A daily moisturizer that is scent free ( like Cetaphil or Vanicream ). Use dye-free & color-free laundry detergents on your clothes and bedding. ...Read more

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What could be some other causes for itchy skin other than dry skin?

Allergy,infection: Causes include scabies, a mite infection, a reaction to a medication, a reaction to laundry detergent, fabric softener, new clothing. In addition it could be sign of eczema where rash is not yet apparent. If significant and not improved with otc cream see dermatologist or primary care physician. ...Read more

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Can warfarin cause itchy skin even after being on it for years?

It is possible.: Itching is a possible side effect of warfarin and many other medications which can occur at any time after initiation of therapy. ...Read more

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Dry itchy skin on both of my shoulders about 2inch, what should I due? I don't have medical. Any natural products I could use?Could putting aloe help?

Dry itchy skin on both of my shoulders about 2inch, what should I due? I don't have medical. Any natural products I could use?Could putting aloe help?

Itchy skin: First find out why your skin is itchy. With what is the skin contacting that is causing a reaction? Shampoo on the hair? Detergent in the clothing? Hair coloring? There are over-the-counter Hydrocortisone creams and antihistamines for itchy conditions but you should see a dermatologist to diagnose the condition otherwise it may become chronic and it could even be infectious. ...Read more

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