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Skin Problems (Definition)

Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of ...Read more


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Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort. Itchy skin?

Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort. Itchy skin?

Yellow: The cause can be something as simple as eating a lot of foods high in vitamin a (carrots, yellow peppers) or as serious as hepatitis or liver cancer. See your doctor for an evaluation of your liver. ...Read more

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Easy bruising yellow skin vomiting, burping, tender abdomen, abdominal pain upper and lower nausea dizziness hiccups and itchy skin. Not feeling good

Easy bruising yellow skin vomiting, burping, tender abdomen, abdominal pain upper and lower nausea dizziness hiccups and itchy skin. Not feeling good

Get seen now!: Yellow skin is a sign of jaundice due to liver failure. The cause may be obstruction of the bile duct by gallstones, hepatitis, or other diseases, all of which are serious if they cause jaundice. Many of these are treatable, so get seen now and find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have dry, red, itchy skin & am concerned about lupus, thanks to an unfortunate Google search. Can iron deficiency/anemia cause skin problems & itch?

I have dry, red, itchy skin & am concerned about lupus, thanks to an unfortunate Google search. Can iron deficiency/anemia cause skin problems & itch?

You may be onto: Something as the most common cause of itching can be iron deficiency anemia. However, without more info, this is only speculative. We need your medical, family, social, sexual, surgical, meds/supplement histories to put all the pieces together. Do see your doctor and discuss this. A simple lab test can help! ...Read more

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Have dull upper right abdominal pain which I feel every half an hour or so. And Itchy skin. Thanks so much?

Have dull upper right abdominal pain which I feel every half an hour or so. And Itchy skin. Thanks so much?

Gallbladder: Sounds like the possibility of a gallbladder issue, stones or inflammation. Definitely important to have an examination and likely some blood tests and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I had abdominal pain, slight feeling that my whole body is trembling and frequent itchy skin immediately after eating what should I do???

I had abdominal pain, slight feeling that my whole body is trembling and frequent itchy skin immediately after eating what should I do???

Allergy?: If your symptoms of abdominal pain, itchy skin and shaking is related to a specific type of food ingestion, this could be an allergy to that food. It would be unusual for these symptoms to occur after eating in general. ...Read more

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My stool has been orange about 4 weeks. I don't have abdominal pain. No fatigue, just itchy skin sometimes. And I don't have jaundice, what is wrong?

My stool has been orange about 4 weeks. I don't have abdominal pain. No fatigue, just itchy skin sometimes. And I don't have jaundice, what is wrong?

Acholic stools: Are frequently associated with gall bladder disease? Your young, & don't seem to have any other symptoms listed- Do you eat a lot of carrots? - yours are not clay colored?? ...Read more

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I have been having itchy skin on the back of my neck and stomach. What could be the causes?

I have been having itchy skin on the back of my neck and stomach. What could be the causes?

Allergy?: Could be an allergy to something you applied to those areas of skin, or to something you ate or inhaled, or to a medication, or to a new detergent or fabric softener. Many times the cause is difficult to find. Try a long-acting antihistamine like allegra; if that doesn't work, let your doctor or a dermatologist examine you. ...Read more

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Have a red itchy skin rash on belly and arms?

Have a red itchy skin rash on belly and arms?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with poison ivy personally or a pet? Any exposure to ticks? Any exposure to measles/chickenpox/etc? See pcp for evaluation & treatment of rash. ...Read more

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Please help me I have had itchy skin for 20 years and it is so bad now I am going crazy. When this all started I was diognosed with lupous and then a coulple years later liver and then that didn't pan out they just gave me cream. The itching is accross

Please help me I have had itchy skin for 20 years and it is so bad now I am going crazy. When this all started I was diognosed with lupous and then a coulple years later liver and then that didn't pan out they just gave me cream. The itching is accross

I: I am so sorry to hear about your struggle with your skin. Since this has been going on for twenty years, if I recommend something that has been done or tried please forgive me. You need a complete allergy panel specifically for the area you live in. You should request skin and blood allergy testing. Have you tried Atarax (hydroxyzine) pills for itching? How about steroid injections every three months. Acupuncture? Acupressure? A daily anti-histamine won't hurt. Also consider cutting out gluten and monitor for any improvement.
I hope you find relief soon. ...Read more

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Why is it that liver problems give you itchy skin?

Toxins: The liver metabolizes medications, hormones and other bodily substances and if not functioning properly, toxins accumulate in the blood causing the skin to itch along with other undesirable effects. ...Read more

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My husband is alcoholic and in pain in stoumach when he drinks he also has itchy skin but no rash could this b liver failure?

Could be: It might just be alcoholic hepatitis, but it could also be cirrhosis. Alcoholics also commonly get gastritis, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach, so that could be involved as well. The itchy skin does suggest a liver problem. Is he jaundiced (yellow)? He needs help! Please have him see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy skin can't sleep at night at all really small spots mostly on my back stomach near my vagina and thighs I honestly don't know nei?

I have extremely itchy skin can't sleep at night at all really small spots mostly on my back stomach near my vagina and thighs I honestly don't know nei?

Night itching: You may have an infestation of itch mite. They usually are very active at night and cause intense itching at night. See your doctor or dermatologist for special prescriptions and help. Meanwhile try painting tincture of iodine all over spotted area and repeat three times per night. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, acid stomach, brown and red itchy skin rashes, everytime I eat something with acid it will bother me at night during my sleep. Help!

See your doctor: It looks like you have 2 problems, stomach pain and skin rashes. You might have acid reflux / gastritis or peptic ulcer diseases. You can try otc antacid or acid reduction meds like zantac (ranitidine) in the meantime but you need to be seen and evaluated to have it treated correctly. Also it's almost impossible to know what your skin rashes might be if we don't see it. Your local doctor can help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dull stomach ache, rumblings, foul smelling gas and itchy skin over whole body?

What to do if I have dull stomach ache, rumblings, foul smelling gas and itchy skin over whole body?

See your doctor: It can be a reaction to something you ate, better get seen, meanwhile, OTC antihistamines, and anything OTC for indigestion would help, goodluck ...Read more

Upper Left Abdomen (Definition)

This is the area below the ribs on the left side of the abdomen. This generally referred to as ...Read more


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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more