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Why does my skin get itchy when I'm warm like when I wear warm clothes?

Why does my skin get itchy when I'm warm like when I wear warm clothes?

Dry skin: You may have dry skin, you need to use a moisturizer regularly after showers. This is common if you live in a cold climate. ...Read more

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I was curious about a warm sensation, (not painful) when I put on clothes or when I sit in my car. It is only on the right side of my body..

I was curious about a warm sensation, (not painful) when I put on clothes or when I sit in my car. It is only on the right side of my body..

Dysesthesia: This distortion of sensation is abnormal and if the entire right side of the body is involved, then left sided cerebral pathology may be involved. However a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about this symptom and its possible causes. ...Read more

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I have a cough, lots of flim, I'm super congested, my body feels very heavy and I have been like super cold, all day, with warm clothes on.?

I have a cough, lots of flim, I'm super congested, my body feels very heavy and I have been like super cold, all day, with warm clothes on.?

You sound sick.: This could be a sinus infection or even the flu. You may require treatment. You need to visit your PMD or consult with one of us on HealthTap. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean an infant (1~12 month)? What I do now is take off her clothes first, then dip into a baby tub filled with warm water.

What is the best way to clean an infant (1~12 month)? What I do now is take off her clothes first, then dip into a baby tub filled with warm water.

Bath time can be fun: You can put her in a partially reclining baby tub or other baby bath device (some even come with safety belts!), and using a baby or sensitive skin cleanser and a washcloth, bathe her all over, then rinse all over. Babies do fine with only a few baths each week. Make bath time fun by talking or singing to her entertaining her with bath toys. ...Read more

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Skin often feels hot. Doesn't take much for me to feel red/hot;a little to warm clothes, a hot room etc. Hormon, hyperthyrose, and cortisoltests ok. What?

Skin often feels hot. Doesn't take much for me to feel red/hot;a little to warm clothes, a hot room etc. Hormon, hyperthyrose, and cortisoltests ok. What?

This should help: Www. Rightdiagnosis. Com/sym/flushing. Htm
list of 238 disease causes of flushing, patient stories, diagnostic guides, 615 drug side effect causes, 362 drug interaction causes. Diagnostic checklist, medical. .. Obviously the list is nothing short of humongous. I think if you work with that with your doctor however you should be able to pinpoint the problem. The diagnostic checklist is particularly impressive. Best wishes for a happy new year. ...Read more

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Can keeping chest area warm by for example by woolwn clothes help quick recovery from severe chest congestion in toddlers?

Can keeping chest area warm by for example by woolwn clothes help quick recovery from severe chest congestion in toddlers?

No, overheating a: child will not speed recovery, it will just make him sweat. He needs to drink lots of clear liquids, like an electrolyte solution called Pedialyte & stay well-hydrated. Would be good to see his pediatrician to find out the cause of the chest congestion. It could be from wheezing or pneumonia, or it could be that you're hearing " rattles" that are actually upper airway sounds. ...Read more

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My body temperature has dropped to 35.5 degrees celsius even though I'm under a blanket and have warm clothes on, what should I do?

My body temperature has dropped to 35.5 degrees celsius even though I'm under a blanket and have warm clothes on, what should I do?

WARM FLUIDS: Try and drink warm fluids and re-check temp within one hour. If persists consult a doctor. Could be just temporary. ...Read more

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Could the heater on, blanket & warm clothes help the common cold?

Could the heater on, blanket & warm clothes help the common cold?

You may feel more: Comfortable but it doesn't mean it will pass more quickly. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. ...Read more

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Was driving and felt really hot in the back for 30 mins or so from warm clothes. Didn't really sweat but skin was rly hot. Feeling nauseous. Dangerous?

Was driving and felt really hot in the back for 30 mins or so from warm clothes. Didn't really sweat but skin was rly hot. Feeling nauseous. Dangerous?

Hot: Your symptoms are fairly non-specific I'm sorry I can't really help you with this. However if you notice that your temperature is cyclic and you're having more episodes of these fevers I would make sure you don't have an underlying infectious process of developing seek your PCP for further workup and baseline labs. ...Read more

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Why am I cold all the time? I'm a thin (but not underweight) 29-year-old woman. I'm uncomfortably cold, even with warm clothes on, unless it's at least 80 degrees. And when I'm cold I have no energy - this is a real problem at the office. I know thin wome

Why am I cold all the time? I'm a thin (but not underweight) 29-year-old woman. I'm uncomfortably cold, even with warm clothes on, unless it's at least 80 degrees. And when I'm cold I have no energy - this is a real problem at the office. I know thin wome

You: You might re-check the thyroid status as a single lab test is not always 100% reliable. If you are still a bit anemic that could certainly explain part of the issue. If your iron is low despite supplementation you might have your physician check for blood loss or an inflammatory blockage of blood production. ...Read more

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How to wash hep c blood stained clothes in the laundry. Is washing in warm water and regular detergent good enough?

How to wash hep c blood stained clothes in the laundry. Is washing in warm water and regular detergent good enough?

Bleach: Hepatitis c in blood can be contagious even if the blood is dry. Only way I know is cleaning with a bleach solution (1 part bleach to 10 parts water). ...Read more

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This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

This morning I was carrying clothes and I hurt my left arm. It's swollen between my neck and shoulder and is very warm. What should I do?

Left arm injury: Can you move your arm in all directions painlessly? How about your neck? You may have a tendonitis, tendon or muscle strain. But due to the swelling in an area where there are critical structures get it checked out today at doctor urgent care. Try ice for only 2-3 minute wrapped in a towel because it is an area of critical structures. F/u with urgent care /doctor today ...Read more

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Recently, I can't keep warm and get chills, even with blankets and layers of clothes. Ear temp when I get like that is 96.1-96.6. Is that normal?

Recently, I can't keep warm and get chills, even with blankets and layers of clothes. Ear temp when I get like that is 96.1-96.6. Is that normal?

Cold intolerance: Cold intolerance can be caused by an underactive thyroid gland or anemia as well as being very underweight (ex:anorexia). Certain medications such as beta blockers or anticoagulants can also cause intolerance to cold in some patients. ...Read more

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In winter I catch flu n sneezing often specially when I go into open air. I cover myself with warm clothes but still I suffer from allergy at once?

In winter I catch flu n sneezing often specially when I go into open air. I cover myself with warm clothes but still I suffer from allergy at once?

Seasonal allergies..: ...that can cause congestion and your symptoms are common. See your Dr. And get treated for your issues and you may be able to help yourself. ...Read more

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Sudden entire body severe shaking & feel very cold for no reason or triggers. Have to warm up with clothes/covers & take nap. I awaken fatigued.& sore?

Sudden entire body severe shaking & feel very cold for no reason or triggers. Have to warm up with clothes/covers & take nap. I awaken fatigued.& sore?

I don't know: You seem to have a few health problems and a few medications. I think the best person to help you with this perceptual problem is your neurologist ...Read more

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Ache in ribs and went to sleep an then woke up shivering and I had warm clothes on? An have ache near my sternum

Ache in ribs and went to sleep an then woke up shivering and I had warm clothes on? An have ache near my sternum

Ache: If you have a fever with coughing spells, you may need to see a doctor as this pains may represent in infection in you lung or pleura. Otherwise, it may be a soft tissue problems of strain or inflammation. ...Read more

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My left eye has been twitching for like 3 weeks now, and it won't stop I've tried getting more sleep and putting warm clothes on my eye I don't what?

My left eye has been twitching for like 3 weeks now, and it won't stop I've tried getting more sleep and putting warm clothes on my eye I don't what?

Eyelid twitching: This is likely due to ocular surface irritation. Try using frequent artificial tears and see if it resolves. Avoid caffeine and other stimulants as well. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Should you use a cold cloth or warm cloth for a fever?

Should you use a cold cloth or warm cloth for a fever?

Body temp: The cold cloth will more likely cazuse chills.
You especially do not want to put a child in a cold bath to get a fever down. It could send them in shock. ...Read more

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Cyst: I get them continually I will get one out of the blue and I will get it away by a warm cloth and it will pop eventually why do they come back?

Cyst: I get them continually I will get one out of the blue and I will get it away by a warm cloth and it will pop eventually why do they come back?

Cysts: Cysts have a central core or capsule and if the cyst is only drained or the capsule is not completely removed, the contents of the cyst will fill back up and the cyst will recur. ...Read more

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What is the difference in results of using a clay heat pack for knee stiffness v.S. Using a warm cloth bag of rice is one better than the other?

What is the difference in results of using a clay heat pack for knee stiffness v.S. Using a warm cloth bag of rice is one better than the other?

Both do the job but: Clay one may get too hot & cause burn. Clay's advantage, however, is that it retains heat longer than bag of rice does. Just have to be careful not to leave either one on too long (especially the clay one). Wrapping towel around it should help. ...Read more

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How LONG should I apply a warm wet cloth onto face to soften scab?

How LONG should I apply a warm wet cloth onto face to soften scab?

Until scab heals.: "A moist wound is a healing wound", as the axiom goes. There should be no harm in applying a warm (not hot!) wet compress to a scab for the entire time that the scab is present. In other words, you can do it until the scab falls off. Normally, a skin tear or abrasion will heal in less than 1 week. If you have medical problems like diabetes, healing can be delayed. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime. GL. ...Read more

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How should you cool down a burn? With a cold soda can? Or slowly cool it down starting with a warm cloth

How should you cool down a burn? With a cold soda can? Or slowly cool it down starting with a warm cloth

A thermal burn: Can be cooled with a warm rag first then moving to cooler. This is the more natural method that is best for the skin. Warm brings circulation to the area with its antibodies and immune responders. Cold decreases circulation. A chemical burn needs to be washed off immediately to remove the chemical and stop the burning process.
With thermal burns most people will instinctively grab something cold.. ...Read more

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