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Sudden Itchy Palms
I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.
Need evaluation: You definitely needs to see your gp for more eval. Try to go there when you have the pink blotches. Do you have them in any other location besides palms and soles? Certain things like allergy/urticaria; exposure to something affecting your palms/soles, etc- including secondary syphillis should be considered. The rash in syphillis usually stays there and not only for 1 hour.Go to see gp get checked. ...Read more
Inflammation: Hard to say what the problem is, but you may have a fungal infection of the hands, you may have a medication reaction and you may have other problems. Allergic reactions present this way. I would recommend you to be seen by your pcp and get appropriately evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of itchy palms? There is nothing visible on the surface, and washing or anti itch ointments do not alleviate it.
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 21 month old has itchy palms at night. What may be the cause and how do I treat it. She seems miserable at night. Thank YOU!
In addition to the: oral antihistamines (Benadryl) at night and topical 1% hydrocortisone cream, you can also try Aquaphor (more of an ointment) and if she'll keep them on, cotton gloves over that. Please talk to her pediatrician so that you can show him/her what the palms look like, if these treatments aren't helping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My both palms are itchy for the last few days. I never had allergies nor i used or ate any thing other than usual. Please help!?
Medication?: An allergic reaction to a medication will often be the cause of itching of the palms and/or soles. If there are no new medications, then i would try to control the symptom by using a non-sedating anti-histamine such as claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec. If the symptom continues it might be time to see an allergist. ...Read more
I have this tingly feeling around my body for sometime now, I had also had this rush and itchy feeling in my palms nd feet recently. Can u help me?
Possible allergy: Itching of the palms and soles may be some sort of allergic reaction to something internal or external. Take notice to see when it happens. Do you get this reaction on exposure to heat or cold for example? In the meantime try taking an antihistamine as needed. See an allergist if symptoms persist or if HIves or swelling of lips,etc occur. ...Read more
I have had severely inflamed and itchy palms for a week and they have what appears to look like welts. Just today these symptoms have began on soles.
Rash: better get this checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Without visual picture of this it is hard to help you ...Read more
Too Many: For something like this it is important to know if you have ingested any new medications, food, etc. Also, whether you have had any changes in environmental factors at home or been to any new regions. If you have any respiratory symptoms (tightness in the chest or throat, wheezing, difficulty breathing), seek medical treatment immediately. Otherwise, schedule an appointment with your physician. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: Most itchy bumps/spots of the palms are due to a contact dermatitis, or irritation from some exposure in our day-to-day world. This includes anything from lotions to our clothes to our tools at work. If these are new i would think about new exposures you might have had. If it doesn't improve with cessation of those exposures then i would talk with your primary physician. ...Read more
Red pa;lms: Red itchy palms are tough to deal with but it is unlikely that it caused by hormones. The problems with your hands are likely to get worse, not better, if you don't go and see your doctor soon. He/she may be able to help you but you might need a referral to Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more
I have black itchy spots on the inside of my palms. Do anyone know what this is or how to get rid of it ?
Palm lesions: There's no way to tell you online what the lesions are on your palms without looking at them. It's possible that they could be anything from a wart to an important premalignant or malignant lesion, and there is a specific fungus which makes black dots on the palms. Definitely see a dermatologist to get this checked asap. ...Read more