Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Can Make Your Skin Itch Without A Rash Or A Bug Bite

Share
1

1
What can make your skin itch without a rash or a bug bite?

What can make your skin itch without a rash or a bug bite?

Xerosis: Your skin may be dry...Dry skin is itchy skin. You can use dove unscented soap and lukewarm (never hot) water for bathing, and apply cerave cream upon exiting the shower. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu
2,703 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


3

3
How can you tell if a rash is psoriasis or jock itch?

How can you tell if a rash is psoriasis or jock itch?

Family practice : Jock itch is caused by a fungus and rash is in groin region. Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition usually dry scalely lesions on elbows and knees. Steroids , not antifungals, is treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How can I tell if what I have is a bug bite or something similar to diaper rash?

How can I tell if what I have is a bug bite or something similar to diaper rash?

Localized: A bug bite usually has a defined reaction more or less circular. A diaper rash like lesion not on the buttocks would likely be red, diffuse, and moist often found between skin folds. Both can be itchy. ...Read more

5

5
Is there anything that can cause your skin to itch without a rash?

Is there anything that can cause your skin to itch without a rash?

Multiple: Dry skin, sub-clinical allergic dermatitis, yeast infections, and internal organ disease (esp. Kidney disease) can all make the skin itch without a rash. An evaluation of your skin would be helpful and sometimes a blood test to rule out organ damage. ...Read more

6

6
Can you recommend a remedy for itchy red welts that turn into bug bites?

Can you recommend a remedy for itchy red welts that turn into bug bites?

? Urticaria: and could chronic if that has been going on for sometime, please see an allergist, if not, could be just acute urticaria and will go on its own, OTC antihistaminic, unless contraindicated, would help in the interim, good luck ...Read more

7

7
Can anyone identify a red skin rash (similar looking to ring worm) that would cause a raised red/pink welt and itch? (possibly autoimmune response)

Can anyone identify a red skin rash (similar looking to ring worm) that would cause a raised red/pink welt and itch? (possibly autoimmune response)

Rash: It sounds like youre talking about the hives or urticaria which is usually caused by allergy. Unfortunately it is impossible to give you a definitive diagnosis without seeing a picture of you lesion. Therefore, see your doctor for an exact diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

8

8
How to know it is dry skin or a spider bite or what?

How to know it is dry skin or a spider bite or what?

Simple dry skin : Probably doesn't have that much in common with a spider bite. Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

9

9
Can you get a rash/breakout and itch from a cat scratch?

Can you get a rash/breakout and itch from a cat scratch?

Possible: If cat has picked bugs from somewhere then they can be transmitted and one might get rash. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Help with a small rash on my armpit. Need an OTC cream or something to rid it?

Help with a small rash on my armpit.  Need an OTC cream or something to rid it?

Underarm rash: Underarm rashes may be the result of an allergic reaction to a deodorant or antiperspirant. However, heat, fungal skin conditions as well as razor burn may be to blame too. A rash under the arm can be embarrassing as the urge to scratch may be over powering. You can try otc cortisone twice a day but if not improved see your doctor. ...Read more

11

11
How can you treat a mosquito bite that became a water-like blister?

How can you treat a mosquito bite that became a water-like blister?

Mosquito Bites: Leave the blister intact if possible , it protect from infection . May use steroid cream to decrease symptoms. ...Read more

13

13
How can you tell itchy rash of scabies from a pregnancy related rash?

How can you tell itchy rash of scabies from a pregnancy related rash?

Scabies gets worse: Scabies is a mite infestation, so without treatment it will get worse and worse. It is extremely itchy, and often the bumps will bleed from all the scratching. Usually a pregnancy-related rash will not be so severe nor gradually worsen over time. Also, scabies is contagious; pregnancy obviously is not. ...Read more

14

14
Can a mosquito bite give you the appearance of a malaria if it is something else?

Can a mosquito bite give you the appearance of a malaria if it is something else?

YES: Depending where in the world you are located mosquito bites can cause malaria, dengue, yellow fever, west nile fever, viral encephalitis and other diseases. Some of these are very difficult to tell apart from one another. ...Read more

17

17
How can crossing a bug bite make it stop itching?

How can  crossing a bug bite make it stop itching?

Sign of the cross?: Making the sign of the cross? I have never heard of that before. Here are a couple of good remedies: rub a basil leaf on the bite. It has anti-inflammatory properties effect. You can also apply a 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda. ...Read more

19

19
What causes a skin rash and/or bite to itch?

What causes a skin rash and/or bite to itch?

Inflammation: The body reacts the injury and causes white blood cells to counteract the injury to repair the area. As part of the process small nerve fibers are irritated resulting in a sensation of itching. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

Mucocoele: A mucocoele, is a fluid-filled swelling that occurs on the lip or the mouth. These occur where mucus is produced in goblet cells lining the mouth and lips and the outlet is obstructed. The can be recurrent but are generally harmless just annoying. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
1,079 doctors shared insights

Itching (Definition)

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