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Weight Gain Itchy Skin
What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.
See a physician ASAP: I realize that you are suffering, but you are not giving me enough details to give you specific advice. Itchy rashes can be associated with some weight gain if there is some swelling. However, daily headache, feeling lightheaded are not part of it. Also, collapse and pain, and more are too broad terms that need to be evaluated in more detail. Start by seeing your primary care physician asap! ...Read more
OK. ....: I presume you have given us a list of symptoms & I'll insert some commas! Hearing about itchy skin, muscle loss & weight loss all make me think of potential liver disease. It's possible the liver or gall bladder would be involved with right sided pain after eating. In any event, this requires physician evaluation to carefully sort through these multiple symptoms. Make an appointment today! ...Read more
Evaluation: You should evaluated to find the cause of problem. ...Read more
Chronic generalised itchy skin, weight loss, Lumps under arms, Swollen stomach, Pale or jaundice, Chronic sweats?
See a Dr. In person: You definitely sound like you need to have an in-person visit with your physician for a physical and lab tests. Don't put it off, do it today. ...Read more
Headaches, itchy skin, numbness in arms, runny nose, couching, sneezing, fatigue, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausua for about 2 months. Help?
See a doctor: If you have been ill with this complex of symptoms for two months you need to see a doctor in the very near future. Need a full history, physical exam and probably some imaging studies and lab tests for a clear assessment of what is going on. Please see somebody soon and get better. ...Read more
R flank pain, nausea, vomiting, itchy skin, decreased appetite and weight, no fever, dry eyes, fast <3 beat, fatigue, hurts while urinating. Help?
See answer: Most common "urological" cause of your symptoms would be either a urinary tract infection requiring appropriate antibiotic (s) or a kidney/ureteral stone. Urinalysis, urine culture, and possible CT scan imaging and blood tests indicated to help confirm the diagnosis or suggest another cause and guide treatment. Recommend you see an MD as soon as possible. ...Read more
Muscle loss burning in legs stomach and back itchy skin white tongue weight loss sore throat IBS is it candida?
Sarno lotion: Drink plenty of water, use moisturizers such as sarno since it stops the itching and use aveeno (oatmeal) 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
Decrease drying: Decrease hot showers and strong soap or cleansers. Appplication of moisturizer to skin which is slightly moist helps. ...Read more
Various causes: There are various causes of itchy skin without a rash including dry skin, liver problems, kidney disease, medications, thyroid disorders, etc. Obviously if your symptoms are very uncomfortable a checkup is advised. If dry skin is not the problem then Benadryl (diphenhydramine) offers relief but may make you drowsy. Claritin is less effective but doesn't cause drowsiness. ...Read more
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Yes: See a doctor immediately as you may have renal failure and itching is very common amongst those patients. After seeing your doctor and getting blood work they will know how dehydrated you are and what condition your kidneys are in. Please take this seriously. ...Read more
Better choices: Chlorpromazine (thorazine) was used primarily as an anti-psychotic. In some countries it's still used for severe itching, but many anticholinergic side effects limit its use. Otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (oral or topical) or zyrtec are both good. H2 antagonists like zantac/axid/ Pepcid also work because they act on a different receptor than benadryl/zyrtec. Topical steroids can soothe itching. ...Read more