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What is a good treatment for raw itchy skin around the neck?

What is a good treatment for raw itchy skin around the neck?

Neck rash: Make sure you are not allergic to skin care products, hair products or nickle. Use fragrance free products only. Try otc hydrocortisone. If this does not help see your doctor. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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


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What's the best treatment for dry itchy skin?

What's the best treatment for dry itchy skin?

Hydrate; Less Soap: Limit your showers to less that five minutes and use a soap free cleanser (cetaphil, olay for sensitive skin). Apply a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizer at least once per day (eucerin, moisturel). For red, itchy areas, resist the temptation to scratch. If necessary, apply a 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice per day for less than one week. ...Read more

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Itchy skin allergy. Already using benadryl and clarityn but no permanent solution. Any permanent treatment possible.

Itchy skin allergy. Already using benadryl and clarityn but no permanent solution. Any permanent treatment possible.

Identify trigger: The key to successful outcomes in allergies is identification of the trigger so avoidance measures can be taken. Medications like antihistamines may help reduce itching, but if exposure to the trigger is ongoing, there will not be a permanent solution. A dermatologist or allergist may be able to identify the trigger for you. ...Read more

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Hi, so I developed some an itchy skin rash. It's on my arms and its slowely spreading to my hands. It gets worse after I workout. Any treatment?

Hi, so I developed some an itchy skin rash. It's on my arms and its slowely spreading to my hands. It gets worse after I workout. Any treatment?

Consider hydrocort: Hydrocortisone is a possible treatment for symptoms until you can complete a full medical evaluation. A good MD history and physical examination would be appropriate to further determine the actual diagnosis. Do you have eczema or allergies that you know of. Additional history you can provide as well as a picture would be recommended. ...Read more

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I keep getting flare ups of dry puffy itchy skin under and above eyes. What are the causes and treatment. I have tried vaseline and hydrocortisone?

I keep getting flare ups of dry puffy itchy skin under and above eyes. What are the causes and treatment. I have tried vaseline and hydrocortisone?

Many: Allergic reaction to cosmetics and/or incompletely dried nail polish comes to mind. As long as you are exposed to them, the problem will not go away. Consult a dermatologist if changing eye cosmetics does not help. Note that it will likely take a week for you to see any improvement if the cosmetic is the cause. ...Read more

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Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Details are everythi: Who said scabies? Distribution and duration of skin symptoms? When treated? How many times? Others also affected? Others treated even if no itch? EXACT details of treatment? If scabies, how did you get it? No answer without these details. ...Read more

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What caused this and hiw do i cure tiny itchy skin colored bumps on neck ?

What caused this and hiw do i cure tiny itchy skin colored bumps on neck ?

May be viral: Small itchy bumps on the neck could be something called flat warts. These are small skin colored bumps that come from a virus that has no treatment except destruction. See the doctor and have a specific dx made and the doctor may be helpful to remove them. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can cure itchy skin?

Can i tell me how i can cure itchy skin?

Sarno lotion: Drink plenty of water, use moisturizers such as sarno since it stops the itching and use aveeno bath oil in your wash cloth when in the shower. Avoid very hot water when in the shower. If this does not resolve the problem see a doctor as you may be showing signs of anxiety, . ...Read more

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I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

Moisturizing: Most itchy skin is caused by dry skin. Moisturizing on a consistent basis and especially after showering can be helpful. Using an OTC cortisone, sparingly on bad areas may also help. ...Read more