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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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What are the causes of itching stinging of the skin but no rash?

What are the causes of itching stinging of the skin but no rash?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle means. ...Read more

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What types of bacteria besides the typical garderella cause vulvovaginitis? Burning, redness of vulva skin?

What types of bacteria besides the typical garderella cause vulvovaginitis? Burning, redness of vulva skin?

Let me help: The most common types of vulvovaginitis are genital candidiasis (also called yeast infection), trichomoniasis, and nonspecific vaginitis (also called haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis, bacterial vaginitis or gardnerella vaginalis vaginitis). Some types of vulvovaginitis are more rare than others. ...Read more

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What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

Different causes: Generalized skin sensations like those may be seen with anxiety,diabetes,thyroid disease,deficiency of calcium,magnesium,electrolytes,vit b 12, toxic agents, prickly heat, intolerance of certain clothing material,etc. If symptoms persist, a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

Many: Yeast infections are a common cause. Any vaginal discharge or leakage of urine can irritate the vulva. Scratching can cause tissue irritation and is counterproductive. Contact dermatitis is also very common on the vulva.Best to see a specialist for evaluation. On occasion a biopsy is necessary to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing thigh rash, genital itching and genital rash. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What sho...

I am experiencing  thigh rash, genital itching and genital rash. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What sho...

Skin fungal infection: Skin redness, itching, and rash, especially in areas like the genital area are symptoms suggestive of a skin fungus infection (candidiasis). A physician should perform an examination for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is dry itchy skin a symptom of hiv?

Is dry itchy skin a symptom of hiv?

Good Question.: "dry skin affects up to half of adults with hiv". That's the problem with the internet and statistics. It does not mean that 1/2 of all people with dry skin have hiv. It means 1/2 of all people with HIV have dry skin. Are you in a high risk group to get hiv. Talk to your doctor. If not. Its dry skin. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, genital itching and skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy) . The following also describe me:...

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal irritation, genital itching and skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy) . The following also describe me:...

Yeast infection?: The main cause of symptoms like this is vaginal yeast infection. Best to see a doctor and follow her advice for treatment. Or you might try an over-the-counter treatment (look for a product with active incredient ending in "azole", e.g. miconazole, clotrimazole, etc. But for sure see a doctor if symptoms don't clear up in a few days. ...Read more

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What is the symptom of vulva itching (or pruritus vulvae( indicative of?

What is the symptom of vulva itching (or pruritus vulvae( indicative of?

Lots of possibilities: An itchy vulva can be caused by many different conditions, such as skin problems, infections, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormone levels, other general health problems, to mention only a few .. there's a long list. So, if you have a itchy vulva, you should see your doctor to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

I am experiencing  buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of herpes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of allergies besides pink skin?

Symptoms of allergies besides pink skin?

Several: Pinkness (or redness) along with itching, puffy red bumps along with may other findings can suggest an allergy. Having this looked at would help you narrow down the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more

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What are the skin symptoms of milk allergy?

What are the skin symptoms of milk allergy?

Milk allergy: Immediately after consuming milk, signs and symptoms of a milk allergy might include:hives, wheezing, vomiting, signs and symptoms that may take more time to develop include:loose stools, which may contain blood, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, coughing or wheezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin rash, often around the mouth, colic in babies. ...Read more

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Symptoms of betadine skin allergy ?

Symptoms of betadine skin allergy ?

Multiple: The skin reacts to contact allergy in many ways. It usually turns red, swells and it may develop blisters. It is usually itchy, but may also feel like a burning sensation. This would occur in the area of the contact only (where the betadine touched your skin). ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy) and skin redness or irritation. The following also describes me: Allergic react...

Allergy: You likely have an allergic reaction again. Have you been checked for mastocytosis or eosinophilia or had a formal allergy skin test? This may be needed. For now follow the "low inflammatory diet" at eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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Is itching all over body symptom of tapeworms?

Is itching all over body symptom of tapeworms?

TAPEWORM ITCH: Itching from tapeworms usually affect the anal (rectal) area. Sometimes the vaginal areas. Never a generalized itching. ...Read more

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Rashes on the arms and throat swelling? Signs of allergic reactions?

Rashes on the arms and throat swelling?  Signs of allergic reactions?

Possibly: More information is needed to be sure. Should seek the evaluation of an ENT of allergist. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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