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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 skin itches so bad I've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

My skin itches so bad I've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

Antihistamines: If you are pregnant and itching that badly you need to see your care provider to rule out possibly serious conditions such as cholestasis of pregnancy. If serious conditions are ruled out than you can try antihistamines such as Claritin zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as oatmeal baths like aveeno and emollient skin creams such as eucerin. Make sure your air is well humidified as well ...Read more

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Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?

Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?

Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the environment, ie hayfever. Another possibility could be a skin infestation such as scabies. Reactions to things like fabrics or laundry detergent will usually spare certain parts of the body such as the head/scalp, hands and feet. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?

I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?

Well: It gets red and itches then goes away, no rash or bumps. It could be a rash or what is called idiopathic urticaria, release of inflammation due to stress. Oddlly enough sometimes an h-2 bkocker like tagamet for the the stomach can help. It may be allergic reaction or something else and I would not avoid seeing a doctor. I would trey Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and tagamet is pretty cheap. Look up idiop. ...Read more

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I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?

I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?

Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad

Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad

Penis problem: There are several entities which could cause the swelling of skin after trauma. Some of those are types of hives which result from pressure, however they are transient intend to go away pretty fast without much itching. If you have continued problem with this you're going to have to photograph the skin as it develops its problem and then show that picture to your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My skin itches very bad and gets red only during winters, is it because I bath with hot water. Please help. It been 3 years since I have this prob?

My skin itches very bad and gets red only during winters, is it because I bath with hot water. Please help. It been 3 years since I have this prob?

Not due to hot water: Within 3 minutes after bathing use a cream for dry skin. Best is one with CERAMIDES. You may also benefit from a prescription cortisone cream or ointment. ...Read more

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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,?

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,?

Dermatologist: For such a persistent, extensive and uncomfortable eruption it's time to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. This may be a stubborn form of eczema that requires a skilled specialist. ...Read more

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Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use?

Is it any remedies or skin itching? What treatment should I use?

Dry skin: Most itchy skin is secondary to dry skin. Worhtwhille lotions to try are lubiderm or eucerin. If the symptoms do not improve see your physician. ...Read more

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What bug bites could leave your skin itching and throbbing for days?

What bug bites could leave your skin itching and throbbing for days?

Bug Bites: Any bug bite can cause red, itchy and throbbing skin that can last for a few hours, or even a few days. If the redness is expanding, the site is getting warm or painful, then you might have a skin infection called cellulitis and a doctor needs to see it. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have abdominal skin itching?

Could it be something bad if I have abdominal skin itching?

See your doctor: It is unlikely that you have a serious illness, but that cannot be excluded without a complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Skin itching and dry skin in various places in my body. Started in my inner thighs, now has spread along the body, most possibly due to infection. Help?

Skin itching and dry skin in various places in my body. Started in my inner thighs, now has spread along the body, most possibly due to infection. Help?

Itchy, dry skin: All over the body may just be dry skin which can cause intense itching. Scratching will break the skin and may then cause infection. Lotion up, take some histamines and apply otc steroid cream. If no better, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Skin itching and dry skin in various places in my body. Started in my inner thighs, now has spread along the body, most possibly due to infection. Help?

Skin itching and dry skin in various places in my body. Started in my inner thighs, now has spread along the body, most possibly due to infection. Help?

Go to see MD: You need to see your doctor to get checked. It could be as common as fungal infection vs others. You need to know what it is so you can get the right treatment. Don't delay more. ...Read more

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What is the reason for severe skin itching?

What is the reason for severe skin itching?

Many causes: Assuming the itch is not associated with a rash there are many possibilities. Common causes would include dermatographia, dry skin, stress, allergy and arthropod infestation. Less common, more serious causes would include liver or kidney disease, internal malignancy to name a few. If you have persistent, unexplained itching visit your dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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Skin itching from body's own sweat. Would a powder work?

Skin itching from body's own sweat. Would a powder work?

Not really: Dry it up, cool it down. That's the best you can do. Power mixed with sweat would make it more messy. ...Read more

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Arm skin itching and redx stains?

Arm skin itching and redx stains?

Skin patch on arm: This may be a form of psoriasis or eczema. Look at some pictures online to compare and schedule a consultation with dermatotolgist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Color changes on itchy skin. Do color changes cause the itching?

Usually the opposite: Usually chronically itchy skin can hyper or hypopigment. Not the other way around. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with diabetes skin itching and swelling?

Can you tell me how to deal with diabetes skin itching and swelling?

See your doctor: There could be several factors at work here, especially the swelling. Best to have a thorough exam and workup including labs and ekg by your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin itching all over in the most random spots! Help!?

Itchy skin rashes: It is hard to get a diagnosis from your brief description. Plus it would be difficult to know what it is without actually seeing the rashes. It can be acute urticaria, acute folliculitis or eczema... Treatments are often different for in those cases. In the mean time, you can try otc zyrtec/ or claritin/allergy/benadryl once or twice a day and applying otc topical corticosteroid cream to it. ...Read more

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Skin, itching problem as well as "dark spots" on my back. How to treat this?

Skin, itching problem as well as "dark spots" on my back. How to treat this?

Skin Itching: The dark spots are called postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation meaning skin irritation causes the skin to darken. Pruritis can be caused by eczema, allergic skin reactions, medications, nerves and systemic disease like thyroid, kidney, liver, infections and rarely cancer. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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My 2 years old daughter is having skin itching may I know the cause of this. Thank you?

My 2 years old daughter is having skin itching may I know the cause of this. Thank you?

Eczema?: Your daughter may have eczema. If she is itching without a rash, try some moisturizer such as cetaphil or cerave cream. If there is a rash, try otc hydrocortisone. If neither of those remedies help, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My CBC count is 15000 & I'm suffering from skin itching problem. Which medicine helps me in this situation?

Get an answer: You have serious myeloproliferative disease until proved otherwise and it needs to be managed by someone who knows what they are doing. Your exact details of your bloodwork are known to your physician and will determine appropriate rx. ...Read more

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My wife is suffering from skin itching on her fingers from many years. Exact cause of the problem is still unknown.?

My wife is suffering from skin itching on her fingers from many years. Exact cause of the problem is still unknown.?

Hand eczema: Most people with hand eczema are women. It is very common among food handlers. And people who do wetwork. Frequent hand washing, especially using detergent or solvents or caustic soaps such as ivory are often a cause. A potent steroid prescription ointment and frequent emollient will help. Sometimes it is dyshidrotic eczema which may need oral therapy at times. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi sir, iam suffering from skin itching allergy from 6 months. I have taken some medicals but no result please tell me the solution sir?

Hi sir, iam suffering from skin itching allergy from 6 months. I have taken some medicals but no result please tell me the solution sir?

Skin allergy: How do you know it is an allergy. What did you try? Age and gender. Where is the area of your skin that itches. Do you see any changes in the skin.? . ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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