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Severe Itching On Arms And Legs
Parenthesis: Chronic paresthesia is often a symptom of an underlying neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. Paresthesia can be caused by disorders affecting the central nervous system, such as stroke and transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes), multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, and encephalitis. A tumor or vascular lesion pressed up against the brain or spinal cord can also cause paresthesia. ...Read more
Itching wrists feet: Nothing in particular. Consider things you are touching or coming in contact with. If no answers present themselves, them it's off to the dermatologist you go. ...Read more
Need more info: How long has this been present? Any other areas of the body involved? New clothing, laundry soap, or bedsheets? Could be contact dermatitis or allergic reaction to one of the above, or something else, but would probably involve the entire body if allergy to something taken orally, like food or medicine. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (no rx needed) can help relieve symptoms, but finding/stopping cause is better! ...Read more
Rash on legs below buttocks and down the legs it started as a spotty rash on legs very itchy and irritating?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and the best treatment options. This way you can have the best treatment. ...Read more
Have rash on mostly face but on my arms and legs too, on legs and arms bumps spread apart on face is is all over, itchy and swelling and face is hot?
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
Could be...: Peripheral neuropathy which is a syndrome involving the nerves in the legs. It also may be compression of the nerves in the lower back that causes the burning going down your legs. It's best to visit with a podiatrist or a neurologist to be evaluated to find the cause of the pain and so the proper recommendation for treatment can be provided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
Lower scalp started itching and now torso, arms and uppers thighs and hips itchy rash. No dietary or soap, lotion or detergent changes. Help?!
I have severe pain joints and muscles, a rash like scattered dime-sized red dots on my legs. Severe swelling and pain in my legs & feet Fever of 101.8?
U should seek: medical attention today. U need a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?
I am experiencing leg pain, wrist pain, painful swollen joints bones hurt all over hives on legs arms hands and face fever with chills extreme fatig
Systemic illness: You need IMMEDIATE evaluation and possible treatment ...Read more
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more
I'm having cold feet all day and unknown bruises in my legs also dry skin on feet and my legs and feet hurt often what could cause this?
Severe itching on arms and legs for past week, on absorica final month, derm gave some flcuconicmide, scratching causes small white welts, hives maybe?
What can cause severe itching of arms and legs without visible signs of a rash? Mild during the day worse at night.
Itch: It could be due to an infestation . I would consult a physician ...Read more
My 81-old brother has been dealing with severe itching on both arms and legs. In fact drawing blood and complete red bloches. He is a diabetic and takes insulin.
04/12/12 Extensive : 04/12/12 extensive itching about the body can be caused by many thuings. In the elderly, the most common cause is dry skin from insufficient bathing, and not enough moisturizers. It also could be a fragrance allergy to a chemical in the current soap, lotion, fabric softener, or detergent. Less commonly, it could be a drug reaction to a new pill, or a sign of liver, thyroid, kidney disease, or anemia. Diabetes itself can be associated with itchy skin. A thorough history and physical exam by a dermatologist should help determine what is causing the itching, along with some blood tests. ...Read more
Severe itching on arms legs face . Itching is normal but it has been getting worse and worse I have tried lotion allergy pills and cortisone 10?
You need: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My mother severe itching attacks on shoulders ,arms , right leg,lower back - skin is rough and scaly there- blood test- eusinophils 10% vitd3-24?
Why the tests?: There are hundreds of possible diagnoses. D3 is normal and not relevant. 10% EOS is not specific. Did the Dr offer a diagnosis and begin treatment? If not satisfied, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What can cause Severe itching with no rash on arms and legs? I had PUPPPS when i was pregnant 6months ago, but this time there's no visible rash.
I am experiencing itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) it's not really a rash but bumps on arms and legs that itch bad and I don't think it's from bugs?
Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?
Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get severe itching on my legs and arms everytime after i shower even if i use warm water instead of hot. What could cause this?
30 year old female with CP having a 2nd occurrence of jumping limbs, all over severe itching, intermittent pain. Bac pump interrogated and ok. one x
I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.
Acute hives: This is called acute urticaria (chronic if over 6 wks duration) which may be caused by a viral infection, drug allergy, or other factors. Most can be controlled by taking an antihistamine . If not controlled with antihistamine or lasting more than 6 wks, consult an allergist.Stop any drug or supplement introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset if applicable. ...Read more
Hello. I have a red rash on my arms and legs only. It started on my left arm and is now on both arms and legs. It is red and blotchy and itches. ?
I've broken out with small red/white itchy balls throughout my body, its on my face, chest, arms and legs. Please help me out it hurts n itches so bad?
Periodic months-long rash on arms and legs, worse with water and exercise, red small bumps, itches and skin peels easily leaving burning red skin,?
Have been treating entire body for fungal infection with coconut oil rash gone skin dry and flaky now still itches really bad possible Id reaction? Symmetrical rash started on torso spread to arms and legs has reached ankles still extremely itchy on breas
Sounds fungal: Would need more background information as there are several potential causes for rash such as this. However, ruling out fungal infection is at top of list. Coconut oil has good antimicrobial properties and may have helped calm an inflammatory reaction to the infection, but does not seem to have completed the task. Would see a physician to confirm and take antifungal medication. ...Read more
I had comartment syndrome surgery over 18 months ago and have had severe itching on my legs since, what can be done to rectify?
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
10w 5d pregnant with severe itching on legs and thighs, i scratch to the point that i bleed, what can be the cause?
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