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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 do you suggest if my hands and feet sweat like crazy.?

What do you suggest if my hands and feet sweat like crazy.?

OTC options: Try anti-perspirants meant for over active sweat glands like Certain-Dri...apply at night. Another good remedy is to soak your feet in generic black tea (cooled) which can help shrink sweat glands. ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

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

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Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always so cold?

Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always so cold?

Are they really cold: Or do you perceive them as being cold? If the latter neuropathy of some sort, if the former you could have microvascular issues like a raymauds phenomenon. ...Read more

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Do bed bugs bite palms of hands and feet and what do they look like?

Do bed bugs bite palms of hands and feet and what do they look like?

Bug bites?: I agree w dr. Altman. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. They would not occur just on hands & feet. ...Read more

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Can pancreatitis make your legs, feet and hands swell?

Can pancreatitis make your legs, feet and hands swell?

Kinda: Pancreatitis can be severe. There is no specific magic bullet rx. Central to rx is fluid replacement. Ipancreatitis can cause multiorgan system failure; acute kidney failure (fluid retention), heart failure (fluid retention), clotting problems, lung inflammation, infection, systemic inflammatory response syndrome- fluid retention. All can lead to swelling, which improves if pancreas improves. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hands and feet feel numb in cold water?

What do you suggest if my hands and feet feel numb in cold water?

Cold feet: If your feet feel numb after being in cold water, it is due to the tiny blood vessels constricting and reducing the flow of blood to the area. If the numbness does not go away once the foot is removed from the cold water then you need to see a doctor as soon as possible to make sure it is not a more serious nerve or circulation problem. ...Read more

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What can cause my hands and toes to always feel cold?

What can cause my hands and toes to always feel cold?

There is a : Difference between feeling cold and being cold. If they feel cold but are not this could be neuropathy, if they are cold it may be a circulatory issue like a Raynaud's type phenomena. ...Read more

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What makes your skin itch flaky and have blisters between your fingers and toes?

What makes your skin itch flaky and have blisters between your fingers and toes?

Foot fungus: Most likely it is tinea pedis which is better known as athletes foot. Some otc products work but if they don't your podiatrist can write an rx to take care of it. ...Read more

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Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Not abnormal: do you sleep with a clenched fist? Are you running a fever? Are your hands and feet always sweaty? If the answer to the last question is yes, you might have a condition known as hyperhidrosis. See a dermatologist if this continues. ...Read more

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What kind of allergies make your skin from both hands and feet peel off?

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What kind of allergies make your skin from both hands and feet peel off?

Not always allergies: A contact dermatitis to something that comes directly into contact to your skin may do it, but food allergies or allergies to airborn allergens will not. This is probably not an allergy. ...Read more

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I have itchy hand and feet and cracked hands and feet. Is this some skin condition?

I have itchy hand and feet and cracked hands and feet. Is this some skin condition?

Dishydrotic Eczema?: The skin condition that you may be experiencing may either be a fungal infection or a condition called dishydrotic eczema. Both are treatable. See your provider to sort this out! ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always freezing?

Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always freezing?

Feel cold or touch?: If they always feel cold but are not cold when touching with your hand or someone elses then it is probably a form of neuropathy. If they are actually cold to touch of the hand then it may be a vascular related condition. Is there any skin color changes such as bluish or red? That is often associated with circulation. ...Read more

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What could make me itch everywhere even palms and feet. But no skin abrasions?

What could make me itch  everywhere even palms and feet. But no skin abrasions?

Allergy: You might be allergic to something. Try some over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it improves. If not, see your primary care physician for a full evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hands and feet are always cold?

What can I do if my hands and feet are always cold?

Raynaud's?: You can take Niacin no flush capsules. See if nicotine or caffeine productives may be causing this problem. Most important to determine any underlying organic causes such as vasospastic disorders or liver disorders, etc. ...Read more

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At night both bottoms of feet and hands itch with no rash. What would cause this?

At night both bottoms of feet and hands itch with no  rash. What would cause this?

Dry skin: Sometimes dry skin can itch without apparent rash. Lotions at night are a great time to rehydrate the skin. Sometimes nerves also cause an itching sensation, such as peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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My hands would get itchy they would get hot and swell what's wrong with them?

My hands would get itchy they would  get hot and swell what's wrong with them?

See a dermatologist: Without the ability to see this and examine you cannot possibly diagnose you over the internet. ...Read more