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What Are The Causes Of Breaking Out Itching Skin
Can low iron cause itching skin, can not find any environmental causes. Was on a period for almost 4 months, itches started after that stopped.
Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hope you have been followed by your GYN doctor re. The period as well since it is by no means normal. At the minimum, get a CBC to check for anemia.. ...Read more
Antihistamines: If you are pregnant and itching that badly you need to see your care provider to rule out possibly serious conditions such as cholestasis of pregnancy. If serious conditions are ruled out than you can try antihistamines such as Claritin zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as oatmeal baths like aveeno and emollient skin creams such as eucerin. Make sure your air is well humidified as well ...Read more
Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?
Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the environment, ie hayfever. Another possibility could be a skin infestation such as scabies. Reactions to things like fabrics or laundry detergent will usually spare certain parts of the body such as the head/scalp, hands and feet. ...Read more
I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?
Well: It gets red and itches then goes away, no rash or bumps. It could be a rash or what is called idiopathic urticaria, release of inflammation due to stress. Oddlly enough sometimes an h-2 bkocker like tagamet for the the stomach can help. It may be allergic reaction or something else and I would not avoid seeing a doctor. I would trey Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and tagamet is pretty cheap. Look up idiop. ...Read more
I have patches of dry itchy skin that go from my elbow and close my hand it only itches once in a while I've never had this before?
I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?
Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy skin, scalp is flaking and has dandruff, hair is falling out, facial skin is rough, butt itches. What is wrong? I stopped taking niacin 500mg.
Have swollen itchy skin near head of circumcised penis after masturbation. Have nystatin cream from doctor will this clear up? Itches very bad
Penis problem: There are several entities which could cause the swelling of skin after trauma. Some of those are types of hives which result from pressure, however they are transient intend to go away pretty fast without much itching. If you have continued problem with this you're going to have to photograph the skin as it develops its problem and then show that picture to your dermatologist. ...Read more
Two simple things to: Try: 1. Use a soap that is not too drying to your skin. 2. Invest in good skin moisturizer. ...Read more
Usually the opposite: Usually chronically itchy skin can hyper or hypopigment. Not the other way around. ...Read more
Dry skin: Dry skin is the most common cause of itching. A mild allergy to the chemicals in soaps, lotions, detergents, fabric softeners can also cause itching. Try Sarna Lotion to the itchy areas, and unscented soap, such as Aveeno, (oatmeal) or Vanicream. If still itchy, a Dermatologist can look for other causes of itching. ...Read more
Most likely...: Soething in the tablet, other than the vitamin d3. I recommend d3 in gel caps. By the way, I have never had a patient complain about this! ...Read more
I am getting tingling sensation in my toes for last 1 month. Also getting red rashes and itching skin in same area. What might be the cause.
One does not have: To see something to itch...For example (not implying this is what you have) if one ever works with insulation and doesn't wear proper clothing they get fiberglass on their skin - it itches intensely but one doesn't see anything....You can try showering and applying soap and water to the region and then applying an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. If no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What can cause itchy, gritty feeling in all mucous membranes and itchy skin. Could an allergy cause itching widespread? E-cig allergy perhaps?
Yes: An exposure to an irritant or allergy can cause your symptoms ...Read more
Can stress and or sinus infection cause itchy skin? What do they like? It start itching and when I scratch it a bump appears and after few minutes disapea
Why does my skin itch? My skin constantly itches and then when I scratch I break out in whelps this happens daily and at all different times of the day I take depression and anxiety meds and wondered if that could be the cause or if it could be more serio
Could be side effect: Ask your doctor about the rash, for which there could be many causes. You may want to also see a dermatologist. You may have something called idiopathic urticaria. Good luck. ...Read more
Itch: Skin itch is often caused by dryness. Heavy moisture to skin can help. Buy a cream moisturizer (not lotion) and apply for a few weeks to see if the itch is less. Also topical cortisone creams can be used for a few days to help with itch, but not long-term. ...Read more
Maybe what you take: Sotolol rarely causes a skin rash but it is possible. If it's only a little itching, try 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice daily to itchy areas. In addition, whenever your skin is soaking wet, after shower etc, rub in baby oil for 30 seconds (to wet skin) then towel dry. ...Read more
I have had itching skin for the last couple of days, had some red rash and there is white bumpa all over my skin?
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