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What Causes Runaway Itch
One side or both?: Tingling & burning on 1 side of the face (either left or right) could be a sign of Bell's palsy or a problem with the VII (facial) nerve. Very rarely wd this affect both sides. Herpes zoster works the same way. If you have Sx on both sides, then consider a skin problem or systemic condition Hope this helps, & good luck. You shd see a doctor or go to HealthTap Prime to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Leg lump: could be a new boil that initially swells and stretches skin and itches like zits, could be a fatty tumor, if stays and gets bigger, needs doctor visit... ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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
Allergy to food, infectious mites, perfume, cologne, shaving lotion, air purifiers to name a few.
Take a look around you and see if you may be doing something different than before you started with the itching. You might still break out with a rash. See a doctor to get it cleared up quickly. ...Read more
It could be: Sensitivity of your skin to the water , soap shampoo and its chemicals. Hopefully this article will give u useful tips. http://www.livestrong.com/article/525302-reasons-for-itchy-skin-after-a-shower/. ...Read more
Sometimes after exercising in the cold my skin itches, mostly on my egs that are exposed to the air. What causes this?
Rapid drying.: Evaporation is a cooling process. If you're sweating in cold weather it causes the skin to dry fast which can cause itchiness. ...Read more
Random swelling on skin, kinda itches and it's smooth when i rub it. It randomly appeared. What is this? And what causes it?
See a dermatologist: Possibly dermographism. Annoying, not serious.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause psoriasis only during the months of may through september? It itches severely when I go out in the heat or sun.
I had little bit itching on my head. Then i shaved my head to 0. Now it itches too much. Is it skin disease or what may the cause be?
Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.
My husband itches all over really bad but there is no visible rash or cause. This has been going on for a couple weeks. What could it be?
Generalized Itch: A generalized itch without a rash can be due to something as minor as dry skin but also may signal an internal problem such as kidney problems, liver problems, iron deficiency, hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism or even some cancers. During the winter its best to limit length and temperature of showers, soap use and immediately apply a good moisturizer. ...Read more
What can I do to stop night whole body itches? Is there anyway in finding what causes it? What test can be done and what can I request from my GP?
Usually the work up: for pruritus differs if it lasts less or more than 6 weeks. I would make appointment to see board certified dermatologist for work up ...Read more
Many causes: An allergy to food or medication. A reaction to an internal problem such as liver or kidney. Persistent itching requires blood tests. It is alsonpossible to have itching from an atypical case of scabies where it is difficult to find mites. Treatment with Elimite (permethrin) one application is safe as part of treatment, just in case. ...Read more