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What can I put on an itchy back?

What can I put on an itchy back?

Xerosis: Moisturizer.Most common cause is dry skin by far. Apply after shower for best results. ...Read more

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Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more


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I have a itchy skin next to my ball and inner tight, when i put anti-itchy cream its better but come back,what is it? has rash when i scrach it.

I have a itchy skin next to my ball and inner tight, when i put anti-itchy cream its better but come back,what is it? has rash when i scrach it.

Tinea Cruris: Probably "jock itch" a fungal infection also known as ringworm, although it isn't cause by worms. You can treat it with Lamisil (terbinafine) twice daily for 2-4 weeks or clotrimazole cream twice daily for 4-8 weeks. Clotrimazole is cheaper, but both are affordable for OTC products. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin and it's very cold out here i been experiencing itchy rash on my back legs and arms i put lotion on but what to use otc?

Cold weather : Can dry our skin and cause itching . Key is to avoid washing with hot water . Use good moisturizing creams , lotions , skin cleansers eg cetaphil, moisturel , aquaphor , eucerin, neutrogena, aveeno (oatmeal) etc. ...Read more

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Itchy back in the evening only?

Dry skin : Probably too busy in the day to pay attention . Is true with a lot of things, when active and buy we are distracted and don't pay attention. At night when settleling down we start to notice them ...Read more

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I have an itchy back, what should I do?

Family practice : It sounds like excema or dermatitis from sweating. You treat it with cortisone cream or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch. Watch for a rash or persistence see your dr if it continues. ...Read more

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Which are some inexpensive remedies for itchy back?

Which are some inexpensive remedies for itchy back?

A $2 bamboo: Back scratcher works well. Prevent skin on the back from becoming too dry. Believe it or not - most people don't need to soap up their back every time they bath or shower. You can use a gentle soap when you shower - preferably one that has some lotion. Moisturizer applied to back can help. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an itchy back and i'm a 14 year old male?

What do you suggest if I have an itchy back and i'm a 14 year old male?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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I wake up in the middle of the night with a very itchy back, but would feel much better just before day breaks. It started since winter.?

Some more details?: Anything else you can tell us? Any rash associated with it? Where on ur back is itchy? Is it relieved with scratching or does the itch remain? Does anything else help (i.E cooling the area down, any meds). ...Read more

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I've had dry scabby bumpy itchy back of the knees for almost a year now, I don't know what it could be ?

I've had dry scabby bumpy itchy back of the knees for almost a year now, I don't know what it could be ?

Eczema or psoriasis: This could be eczema or psoriasis. Try hydrocortisone cream. You may need MD to prescribe a higher concentration though. The pharmacy should have mild cortisone cream available. ...Read more