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Vulvar Pruritus And Hypothyroidism
It can be.: Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema. So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: Itchy neck may be a separate unrelated issue, skin deep - unless you have some systemic problem. Pls consult with your doctor if persists. ...Read more
I began armour for hypothyroid 2 weeks ago. Already feeling better! At the same time, wierd rash, non itchy, no redness but looks like flesh color.
Thyroid: Low probability that the rash is from the thyroid medicine and unlikely you are feeling better from the medication, it takes a few weeks to work. The rash may need to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Maybe (not). . .: Hypothyroidism isn't usually my first thought when someone complains of a maculopapular rash although underactive thyroid has been linked to various rashes. Instead, loss of energy, undesired weight gain, inability to lose weight, cloudy thinking, depression, constipation, etc make me think more of hypothyroidism. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hypothyroidism/ds00353 for more info. ...Read more
I'm not 100% clear?: On what it is that you would like to know, but I think you are concerned that your itching and back pain are potentially related to hypothyroidism. That is a legitimate concern if your hair is especially thin and brittle, if you have very dry skin, and if your depressive symptoms have worsened despite medication. Consitpation, fatigue and weight gain are also symptoms. Ask UR Doc about testing. ...Read more
Sudden onset dry itchy skin on face/chest and isolated patches on arms. Recently tested for hypothyroidism, one test normal, other high. Poss cause?
Xerosis: Xerosis or dryness of the skin can have multiple causes including vitamin deficiencies or hypothyroidism. Eat a healthy, balanced diet and take a multivitamin supplement with vitamin a, biotin and zinc. Also, follow up with an endocrinologist to make sure you don't need thyroid hormone supplement. Moisturizer with aveeno (oatmeal) or other sensitive skin moisturizer. ...Read more
My wife had graves disease but is now hypothyroid. Synthroid (thyroxine) has helped her, but she feels itchy and a bit hyper. She only started two weeks ago. Should she take less?
Have itchy skin. 2 biopsies with lymphocyte infiltrate no T cell lymphoma. Ana was 640. Could it be autoamune. Have Hypothyroid.?
It could be: If your hypothyroidism is related to an autoimmune disorder, then your skin problem may be as well - guilty by association. Make sure that you have not become allergic to one of the medications you have been taking. There are several options on treatment and I suggest that you consult a dermatologist, a 2nd opinion if needed. ...Read more
My Thyroid was. 14. I was told that was normal but I have symptoms of hypothyroid. Palpitations, itchy skin, hair loss, moody, headaches high choleste?
Have hypothyroid, RA, n recently diagnosed lupus. My left eye is swelled n hurts both cheekbon are red, itchy, tingly. Throat feels SOMEONE Gripping it?
ER or call 911: You 've got to be seen ASAP ...Read more
I have no other symptoms apart from my palms being red and itchy sometimes? I have astma and an underactive thyroid if this helps?
Can be due to heredity
occurs in at least 30% of pregnant women
other causes: liver disease/cirrhosis, wilson disease, hemochromatosis, hyperthyroid, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, malignancy, smoking, mercury poisoning, and meds such as amiodarone, gemfibrozil, and Cholestyramine can cause palmar erythema.
Some have no known cause.
Check with your doc... ...Read more
Depends on cause. ..: Pruritus vulvae or an itchy vulva can be a symptom of lots of different conditions, such as skin problems, infections, a reaction to soaps or perfumes, your hormone levels, to mention only a few. I suggest see your doctor to find out the cause & best treatment for you. There's more info and some great vulva skin care tips on this link http://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/the-itchy-vulva. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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
Maybe: The itching may be an allergy or just a sensitivity to the absorbent agents in the pad. Try using different brands and see what happens. ...Read more
Change soaps first: First of all, use Dove. Caress or Ivory soap only in that area. Secondly, do not use douches, feminine deodorant sprays, etc. Thirdly, make sure your underwear has been thoroughly rinsed of any soap if washing them in a washing machine. Finally, if the itching is still there, see a GYN MD to check for a vaginal infection. ...Read more
Many causes: Infection, abrasion, pad overuse, intercourse, etc. I think you get the idea. When it is swollen, get it checked out by a gyn md. ...Read more
Yeast? Side effect?: Pre-cancerous vulvar lesions like VIN2 can't do this. The most common cause of diffuse genital irritation and itching is a yeast infection. Or if your VIN is being treated with an irritating agent (e.g. imiquimod, podofilox, sinecatechins) and the cream got spread more widely than the lesion itself, it might cause such symptoms. Check with the doctor treating your VIN. Good luck! ...Read more
Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?
No, see a doctor: A painful lump on the vulva could be an infected hair follicle, but could also be herpes. I would see a doctor and get checked out just to make sure it's not herpes or another std. Could also be a yeast infection, but if it's herpes, you'd want to know so can inform partner. ...Read more
I had itchy discharges when I rubbed my vulva realy bad it became streched and swollen only the left side its pink color but thicker than the other?
GYN: Please see your gyn to test the discharge for infection. ...Read more
Got told I could possibly have Bartholin's cysts their was only one now I have a group at the entrance to my vulva what do I do they are now their itchy?
Not Bartholin's: If there is a group of cysts at the entrance then this is not a Bartholin's which is only one cyst. ...Read more
Common causes of vaginal itching include:
•chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies.
•menopause. A drop in the hormone estrogen causes vaginal dryness.
•stress may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections.
•vaginal yeast infection
•vaginitis. ...Read more
Sounds like yeast: This sounds like a classic care of a vaginal yeast infection. There are many over the counter vaginal yeast medications that you can try. If this does not solve the problem then I would schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more
Maybe yeast: It sounds like you have yeast or what is commonly called "jock itch." luckily over the counter yeast creams are available. If it does not improve then you will need to see a doctor as other causes are certainly possibly such as herpes, allergic reactions and other skin disorders. ...Read more
Itchy and irritated vulva on and off for months. Have been diagnosed with hpv a few years ago. What could it be? Not sexualy active
Here are some...: To affirm a Dx for itchy irritated vulva needs a detailed review on the history of onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, recurrence, etc. + a direct look at the moment of recurrence. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with doc for reaching right Dx for right Rx... ...Read more
Extremely swollen, itchy, dry vulva. My clitoris is also itchy too. Because of this it is very painful. I have also observed white patches around area?
Allergy & trauma: Dr. Rosnfeld provides an excellent explanation. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more
No: No Thyroid problem and itchy vulva are not related ...Read more
See your doctor: One possibility is a yeast infection, which can be addressed with an over the counter cream. However, many things can cause these symptoms, and it is difficult to tell without a more complete history, doing a physical exam, and perhaps checking your urine. You may need antibiotics or be at risk for developing a kidney infection if you have a uti. ...Read more
Yeast infection.: Can be treated with meds like Monistat or gyn-lotrimin or see your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Many things can cause this. Depending on age and hormonal status, thinning skin (atrophy) is a very common, much less-worrisome, treatable condition. See a doctor...They will examine you. If necessary, a biopsy can be performed with minimal discomfort. ...Read more