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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Sometimes when I wake up my hands have a very strong itch what might this be?

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Sometimes when I wake up my hands have a very strong itch what might this be?

Rash?: Without any sign of a rash severe itching limited to the palms after sleep is unusual. Systemic meds could have it chi g as a side effect although localized itching to the palms is unusual. Try cold compresses in am and oral antihistamine at night before going to sleep. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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What could a few patches of itchy, bumps on my hand be? It itches sometimes more then other times, the bumps are quite small and they are clear.

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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What could a few patches of itchy, bumps on my hand be? It itches sometimes more then other times, the bumps are quite small and they are clear.

Hives: Hives are red, raised and intensely itchy mosquito-bite like bumps. If they do not resolve shortly, then see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
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I have developed a skin irritation on my hand that has spread. It sometimes itches and oozes clear discharge. It gets really dry and splits.

Dr. Victor Bonuel
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I have developed a skin irritation on my hand that has spread. It sometimes itches and oozes clear discharge. It gets really dry and splits.

Get checked for: Eczema, contact/allergic dermatitis etc. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/dirty-dozen. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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I have blisters like bug bit size from my hands to my t shirt line. The itch very bad and sometimes when it itches it looks like hives. Any ideas?

Dr. John Chiu
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I have blisters like bug bit size from my hands to my t shirt line. The itch very bad and sometimes when it itches it looks like hives. Any ideas?

See doctor: If these have been present for less than a week or so, it is ok to use Hydrocortisone cream. But if it is getting worse or lasting longer than that, you will need to see your doctor to get the area examined. If the blisters are oozing, you need to see your doctor immediately. Since you stated my hands, I presume they involve both sides. ...Read more

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Sometimes i cant stop itching on my hand and leg.The places where it itches,swells a little and becomes red.Is it bcoz of allergy?hw can it be cured?

Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Sometimes i cant stop itching on my hand and leg.The places where it itches,swells a little and becomes red.Is it bcoz of allergy?hw can it be cured?

Depends on what: is making you itch . Most of the time, it is contract dermatitis or eczema. You may take an antihistamine and apply topical steroids to take care of the itching. Eventually the swelling from you scratching so much ! You need to get it checked by your Pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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I have black spot on my legs, hand and chest. Sometimes some my body itches me nd wen i scratch it gives me blackspot.. I need hlp?

Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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I have black spot on my legs, hand and chest. Sometimes some my body itches me nd wen i scratch it gives me blackspot.. I need hlp?

Black spots: You should go see a doctor and let them, in person, diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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If your hand itches and throbs what does it mean?

Dr. Payam Rafat
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If your hand itches and throbs what does it mean?

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

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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What does it mean when your right hand itches all day ?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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What does it mean when your right hand itches all day ?

See details: If there is not rash and the itching is limited to one hand, it probably means nothing. It could be related to stress. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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40 years in practice
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Why does my hand where the bug bite is, hurt, is swollen, gets bigger, and itches?

Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Why does my hand where the bug bite is, hurt, is swollen, gets bigger, and itches?

Bugbite: You are having a reaction to the bite. This will often get worse for 2-3 days before getting better. If you continue to have pain and it is still swelling after 2-3 days be seen for a possible infection. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I just got back to the us from mexico and seem to have a light rash on the base of both hands? It itches a little. What does this mean?

Dr. Robert Jackson
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I just got back to the us from mexico and seem to have a light rash on the base of both hands? It itches a little. What does this mean?

You could have: You could have polymorphism light eruption or a photo drug reaction. It could be hand dermatitis. Please se. ...Read more

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