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What causes severe itching on the wrists and feet?

What causes severe itching on the wrists and feet?

Itching wrists feet: Nothing in particular. Consider things you are touching or coming in contact with. If no answers present themselves, them it's off to the dermatologist you go. ...Read more

Severe Itching (Definition)

Severe itching is a symptom in which a person has extreme itching on part or all of his body. Itching can be due to allergic reactions, drug side ...Read more


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What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

What could cause severe itching on the sole of the foot and underarms? No visible rash

May be nerve...: Without a visible rash and/or break in the skin, the sensation of "itching" is nerve related. Keep track of what may be related to its onset - such as 1) did you eat something that triggered it?, 2) did you wear something that irritated the area?, 3) did you move a certain way that may have aggravated it? DISCUSS with your PCP too - sometimes may be related disease - like diabetes, thyroid, etc. ...Read more

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My hands and feet have severe itching it just started when i went to bed

My hands and feet have severe itching it just started when i went to bed

Itchy feet: Take a look at you feet to see if you have any scaling or redness in the areas. This could be a fungus (tinea pedis) /athletes foot. ...Read more

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Iam 29 yr old female since 2 yr 6mnth iam suffering frm pale patch on foot with severe itching around it and on it it is dry intial it smal?

Iam 29 yr old female since 2 yr 6mnth iam suffering frm pale patch on foot with severe itching around it and on it it is dry intial it smal?

Athlete's foot: The symptoms described may be tinea pedis (also known as athlete's foot). Typical treatment for athlete's foot is using a topical anti-fungal and control the itching. A online consult is advised as you can upload a picture and appropriate recommendations can be made for your specific condition. Decrease recurrence by treating shoes with antifungal powder and change out of sweaty socks. ...Read more

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There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

Yes: It sounds like athlete's foot, a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Try using an over-the-counter medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. Use the medications as directed, and if it doesn't improve or worsens, see your doctor. It might be another problem, requiring a different course of treatment. ...Read more

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Hi Dr iam 29 yr old house wife residing in saudi arabia ,since past 2 yr and 6 mnth iam suffering from a pale patch on foot with severe itching dry

Hi Dr iam 29 yr old house wife residing in saudi arabia ,since past 2 yr and 6 mnth iam suffering from a pale patch on foot with  severe itching dry

Let a doc look at it: People of a number of differen ethnic groups are at greater risk for certain types of skin cancer that tend to occur on the hands and/or feet. Color change can also be due to an issue with the immune system affecting pigment cells. If possible, have a physician take a look. Though simple explanations like a fungal infection can also explain your skin change, better to be clear about what it is. ...Read more

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Severe itching to legs and feet and red lumps, what is this?

Severe itching to legs and feet and red lumps, what is this?

Contact Dermatitis?: You may have an allergic condition like contact dermatitis or it could be something else.Meanwhile you can take some over the counter med like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to stop the itching till you see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

See a dermatologist: These symptoms are too serious to ignore. Consult a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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