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What causes severe itching on the wrists and feet?

What causes severe itching on the wrists and feet?

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

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My hands and feet have severe itching it just started when I went to bed

My hands and feet have severe itching it just started when I went to bed

Itchy feet: Take a look at you feet to see if you have any scaling or redness in the areas. This could be a fungus (tinea pedis) /athletes foot. ...Read more

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Iam 29 yr old female since 2 yr 6mnth iam suffering frm pale patch on foot with severe itching around it and on it is dry intial it smal?

Iam 29 yr old female since 2 yr 6mnth iam suffering frm pale patch on foot with severe itching around it and on it is dry intial it smal?

Athlete's foot: The symptoms described may be tinea pedis (also known as athlete's foot). Typical treatment for athlete's foot is using a topical anti-fungal and control the itching. An online consult is advised as you can upload a picture and appropriate recommendations can be made for your specific condition. Decrease recurrence by treating shoes with antifungal powder and change out of sweaty socks. ...Read more

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What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

May be nerve...: Without a visible rash and/or break in the skin, the sensation of "itching" is nerve related. Keep track of what may be related to its onset — such as 1) did you eat something that triggered it?, 2) did you wear something that irritated the area?, 3) did you move a certain way that may have aggravated it? DISCUSS with your PCP too — sometimes may be related disease — like diabetes, thyroid, etc. ...Read more

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There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

Yes: It sounds like athlete's foot, a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Try using an over-the-counter medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. Use the medications as directed, and if it doesn't improve or worsens, see your doctor. It might be another problem, requiring a different course of treatment. ...Read more

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Hi Dr iam 29 yr old house wife residing in saudi arabia,since past 2 yr and 6 mnth iam suffering from a pale patch on foot with severe itching dry

Hi Dr iam 29 yr old house wife residing in saudi arabia,since past 2 yr and 6 mnth iam suffering from a pale patch on foot with severe itching dry

Let a doc look at it: People of a number of differen ethnic groups are at greater risk for certain types of skin cancer that tend to occur on the hands and/or feet. Color change can also be due to an issue with the immune system affecting pigment cells. If possible, have a physician take a look. Though simple explanations like a fungal infection can also explain your skin change, better to be clear about what it is. ...Read more

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Severe itching to legs and feet and red lumps, what is this?

Severe itching to legs and feet and red lumps, what is this?

Contact Dermatitis?: You may have an allergic condition like contact dermatitis or it could be something else.Meanwhile, you can take some over the counter med like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to stop the itching till you see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

See a dermatologist: These symptoms are too serious to ignore. Consult a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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A few times a year, a rash appears all over my body, and I get severe itching at my extremities such as hands and feet, the top of my head.?

A few times a year, a rash appears all over my body, and I get severe itching at my extremities such as hands and feet, the top of my head.?

Hives?: This sounds like an allergic reaction. You could try an over the counter antihistamine the next time this appears and see if you get relief within an hour or so. It would be helpful to get in to your doctor the next time it shows up. Identifying the trigger is key to avoiding it in the future. ...Read more

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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 more

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Severe itching on the top of my toe(s). What should I do?

Severe itching on the top of my toe(s). What should I do?

Depends...: Depends on what's causing it. (it's probably not athlete's foot, if that's what you were thinking.) you could be allergic to some component of your shoes or socks, or the itching could be a harbinger of an internal problem. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have severe itching since a year in toe fingers it will be reddish?

I have severe itching since a year in toe fingers it will be reddish?

Acute athlete's foot: The first thing that comes to mind is that this is one of the presentations of acute athlete's foot. Use drying soaks (epsom salts or dilute vinegar) and a topical antifungal... I prefer patients use lotrimin ultra or Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. You can use certain-dry pads or solutions to decrease perspiration. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist and be sure to inform them of what you have tried already. ...Read more

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What can it mean when you have swollen ankles, rash, and severe itching in ankle area?

What can it mean when you have swollen ankles, rash, and severe itching in ankle area?

Many possibilities: The severe itching can be caused by the swollen anles and rash. The question is why the rash? From scratching?/ allergic reaction? Bite? Poison ivy? There are some disease processes that can cause both too, so, instead of guessing here, a visit to a doctor sounds like a great idea. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red. I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

I was bitten by a Yellow Fly, bottom of foot, it itches, is hard and red.  I'm on Immunosuppressants for RA/Fibro. Could my meds prevent healing?

Observe: Observe for spreading redness, increased pain or tenderness, or swelling of the foot. These symptoms, if they develop, should be promptly seen by your physician for evaluation and treatment as infection of the bite would then be likely. In view of being somewhat immunocompromised, this is most important. ...Read more

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My brother has suffered from very severe itching all over his body for about 8 years now. He itches right after bathing or when he sweats.?

Cholinergic ?: If he has itchy bumps also, then it is called cholinergic urticaria which flares up after the body gets heated up then cools off. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). It may go away by itself with time but is not a serious health issue. ...Read more

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Bottom of foot is itching deep inside. Like I can't reach it deep. Any thoughts?

Bottom of foot is itching deep inside. Like I can't reach it deep. Any thoughts?

Itching feet: Itching at the bottom of the knee could be just from dry feet. See the bottom of your feet or you may have some contact from your socks or shoes. Are you taking any meds? Or do you have athletes feet? See your Dr please. ...Read more

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How do I relieve severe itching?

How do I relieve severe itching?

Itch relief: Is this isolated itching with no rash, no skin yellowing, no nausea, no loss of appetite, no difficulty breathing? If so, you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with itching. Believe it or not, acupuncture can be great for itching. If you have other generalized symptoms or the itching does not resolve, please seek medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What can be causing this severe itching?

Lots of things: You have to be evaluated in person by your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Help! What could be causing this severe itching?

Help! What could be causing this severe itching?

There are many, many: Cause of itching. There simply is not enough info here to be able to identify the cause of your itching. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe itching for 6-7 years?

Get it medically: Evaluated. Do you have a rash or other lesions? Is this generalized or in just one specific location? History needs to be taken and this needs to be visualized with possible lab tests to obtain an accurate assessment. Take Care. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for severe itching due to medication?

Any suggestions for severe itching due to medication?

Change medication : If medication is prescription there are other similar ones that could help that have fewer side effects. You may be allergic to the medication. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Severe itching?

What is the definition or description of: Severe itching?

Severe itching: Intense uncomfortable sensation causing an urge to scratch skin. ...Read more

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Severe itching on chest and back?

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

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Is severe itching common with jra?

Is severe itching common with jra?

Not with JRA per se: Itching is not a usual symptom of jra. It may be a reaction to some medication. You may wish to consult this site for more information.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001487/. ...Read more

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I have a severe itching in my anus and armpits and abdomen?

Itch: You need to see a doctor. This could be an infectious etiology but the only way to know is to be seen. Trying to stop the itch is not an appropriate measure until infection has been ruled out. ...Read more

Severe Itching (Definition)

Intense uncomfortable sensation causing an ...Read more