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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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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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What can I do for an itchy rash on my foot?

What can I do for an itchy rash on my foot?

Depends on cause.: This rash would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose it. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have a red bumpy rash on both of my hands & wrists. What could this be? What can I put on them to soothe the burning? Do I consult a dermatologist?

I have a red bumpy rash on both of my hands & wrists. What could this be? What can I put on them to soothe the burning? Do I consult a dermatologist?

Dermatitis: If the rash is on both hands and itchy, it may be what is called contact dermatitis. You can try OTC cortisone ointment and take benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth for itching, If no relief seen in 2 days, pl get it examined by your primary. Feel better:) ...Read more

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What could the pain and itching on my skin on my back be? I can't see it.

What could the pain and itching on my skin on my back be? I can't see it.

Pain and itching: Several possible causes including neuropathy, early shingles or a condition callled notalgia parathetica. If persists, see a doc. ...Read more

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I got a spider bite on my belly what can I use to put on it?

I got a spider bite on my belly what can I use to put on it?

MRSA Skin infections: There is an epidemic of dangerous drug resistant staph infections sweeping the globe. I have seen hundreds of these infections in the past five years. Every one of them thought their staph infection was a bug bite. This is an urgent problem and until proven otherwise you need antibiotics and a full evaluation by a trusted physician. ...Read more

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I had an adjustment and my legs and hip are good. I cant lay on either side without my arms going numb. Any suggestions on what i can do?

I had an adjustment and my legs and hip are good. I cant lay on either side without my arms going numb. Any suggestions on what i can do?

Get a diagnosis: The first step with any problem is to get a diagnosis and know the cause. Your symptoms sound like cervical disk disease however there are other less common causes. These can include tumors, syringomyelia, injury, bone spurs, etc. if the bro elm is setup rating disks in your neck and low back the most important treatment is a regular long term physical therapy program. ...Read more

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What can I put on a blister in my mouth to relieve pain?

What can I put on a blister in my mouth to relieve pain?

Cold things: Cool cold things ( ice pops etc). You can also use oragel, it will numb it but only for a shor time. Otherwise time will heal it. ...Read more

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What could cause my heel to hurt when i put weight on it?

What could cause my heel to hurt when i put weight on it?

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See your doctor to rule out fracture, tendinitis, or nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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What to do if i started tannning on monday and i got a heat rash. What can I put on it?

What to do if i started tannning on monday and i got a heat rash. What can I put on it?

Moisturizer: Use daily moisturizer, 2 to 3 times a day. If it persists, see your doctor, it could be a burn too. ...Read more

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My lip is peeling and swollen, need help. What can I put on it?

My lip is peeling and swollen, need help. What can I put on it?

Let your doc treat: It's called cheilitis. Many possibility: sun induces(like sunburn leading to sun-damage), allergic reaction(contact dermatitis), too dry (leading to xerotic eczema) and/or infection (herpes-cold sore for example). You should let your dermatologist look at it. ...Read more

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I have a red, hard welt on my arm and on the side of my face. What could it be and how can I treat it?

I have a red, hard welt on my arm and on the side of my face. What could it be and how can I treat it?

Skin: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Skin complaints are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the bottom of my back tooth it doesn't hurt what can I put on it?

I have a blister on the bottom of my back tooth it doesn't hurt what can I put on it?

Might be abscess: If it is, then the cause of the infection needs to be treated by a dentist... There's nothing you can put on it to solve the problem. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have sever itching inside abdomen on both sides close to breast I try to itch it on outside to get relief it's that bad what could this be?

I have sever itching inside abdomen on both sides close to breast I try to itch it on outside to get relief it's that bad what could this be?

Few things: Hard to know without more information. Most likely may be heat rash, fungal skin infection, mite infection such as scabies, contact sensitivity to bra component (rubber or metal insert for example). Itching is generally generated by nerves in the skin and not deeper; even though the sensation is that it comes from inside the abdomen. ...Read more

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I have an itchy scalp and rash on back of neck, what can I use for this?

I have an itchy scalp and rash on back of neck, what can I use for this?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more