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Do really itchy palms mean infection?

Do really itchy palms mean infection?

Rash: Not necessarily. Many forme of dermatitis (eczema) can also cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

What does it mean if I have flat, red itchy spots on my palms? I think they may be burns.

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases. ...Read more

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I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.

I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.

Need evaluation: You definitely needs to see your gp for more eval. Try to go there when you have the pink blotches. Do you have them in any other location besides palms and soles? Certain things like allergy/urticaria; exposure to something affecting your palms/soles, etc- including secondary syphillis should be considered. The rash in syphillis usually stays there and not only for 1 hour.Go to see gp get checked. ...Read more

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Why are my palms so red and itchy?

Why are my palms so red and itchy?

Inflammation: Hard to say what the problem is, but you may have a fungal infection of the hands, you may have a medication reaction and you may have other problems. Allergic reactions present this way. I would recommend you to be seen by your pcp and get appropriately evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause toddler with itchy palms?

Itchy palms: Itchy palms can result from hand, foot and moth disease and from peeling hands following a strep infection. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy palms? There is nothing visible on the surface, and washing or anti itch ointments do not alleviate it.

What could be the cause of itchy palms? There is nothing visible on the surface, and washing or anti itch ointments do not alleviate it.

Possible allergy: This is not an uncommon problem and usually results from irritation from an allergic response or eczema. Please see attached for further insight. You may need a prescription ointment to alleviate the symptom. Good luck! ...Read more

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Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Itchy swollin palms and eye lids?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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