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Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read more

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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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Why do my legs tingle at night?

Why do my legs tingle at night?

Rls: Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a possibility. It is a clinical diagnosis. Based on complaints of funny feeling in legs. It is worse at night and relieved by activity. Other causes of tingling at night can be neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, nocturnal cramps to name a few. ...Read more

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Why do my legs swell and hurt at night?

Why do my legs swell and hurt at night?

Legs swell at night: you are almost certainly eating more salt than your body can get rid of. Go to wikipedia and then get back with us. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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Why do my feet itch at night?

Why do my feet itch at night?

Itching: There can be several reasons. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache at night?

Why do my legs ache at night?

See below : 1. Potassium, magnesium, minerals , vitamin deficiency. 2. Caffeine & alcohol. 3. Drug side effect like antidepressants, cholestrol drugs and others. 4.Lack of exercise. 5. Constipation/irregular bowel movement. 6. Poor dietary habits. 7. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome. 8. Lack of adequate good sleep. 9. High stress level 10.Back pain. See if any applies. ...Read more

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Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Night pain: If you work on your feet most of the day and or have to carry a lot it could be that but gravity will pool fluid to the lower limbs and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and fingers keep itching at night?

Why do my hands and fingers keep itching at night?

Contact allergy: May be you have contact allergy to like dish washing soap. Ok do some search . Avoid allergens ...Read more

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Why do I have shaking hands and legs only at night?

Why do I have shaking hands and legs only at night?

Unclear: If you have been examined for gait and balance problems without an answer, you would be a candidate for a sleep study where the movements could be linked to brain waves or a medication effect. ...Read more

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Why do my legs cramp at night?

Why do my legs cramp at night?

Leg cramping: leg cramps can reflect a relative salt deficiency, or potassium deficiency, or calcium deficiency, or magnesium deficiency; extreme over use of muscles can result in nocturnal cramps too; it is unlikely you have a circulatory problem - try a bit more of the above minerals - natural sources are best. ...Read more

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My legs start to tingle and itch when I exercise?

My legs start to tingle and itch when I exercise?

Good sign?: Happens to a lot of new comers to exercise. Your oxygenated blood is circulating more and faster to the legs when you exercise causing the tingling. That's a good sign. Keep it up! it's good for you. ...Read more

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I pull my hairs of my arms and legs under my arms and qound myprivatep. I do this at night and at day time.I don't know why.

I pull my hairs of my arms and legs under my arms and qound myprivatep. I do this at night and at day time.I don't know why.

Trichotillomania: Trichotillomania is the compulsive urge to pull out (and in some cases, eat) one's own hair leading to noticeable hair loss, distress, and social or functional impairment. It is classified as an impulse control disorder by dsm-iv and is often chronic and difficult to treat. It is often associated with other psychiatric disorders. Please see a psychiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How come my legs itch so bad at night!?

How come my legs itch so bad at night!?

No rash?: Isolated itching is due to irritated nerve fibers in the skin. Normal labs (liver, kidney, blood count) essentially rules out underlying diseases. Irritation can be from contact (irritating soaps, detergents, other occupational or home exposures), sunlight, hot water, fung etc. Even if not visibly dry, daily washing removes protective lipids. Address these & use Aquaphor/CeraVe/Cetaphil libera ...Read more

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Why do my eyes itch at night?

Why do my eyes itch at night?

Allergies and drynes: Itching is often a symptom of allergy, although dryness can sometimes make the eyes feel a little itchy, too. An eye exam by a physician can often help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers, arms and legs keep going numb when i sleep? My back starts hurting as well.

Why do my fingers, arms and legs keep going numb when i sleep? My back starts hurting as well.

See ur Dr and get: Checked for pinched nerve in ur neck and lower back spine, nerve inflammation, diabetes, etc. Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=105458. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/147963.php. ...Read more

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Why does my one foot itch constantly and arms stomach ? Only at night time and.Its getting worse?

Why does my one foot itch constantly and arms stomach ? Only at night time and.Its getting worse?

Not sure but it: Could be from stress, allergic reaction to something, eczema, atopic dermatitis, a sign of a chronic medical condition etc. See ur dr for a thorough exam. Best wishes! http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2003/0915/p1135.Html. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and legs go numb and and hurt if i bend them?

Why do my arms and legs go numb and and hurt if i bend them?

See a neurologist: It is unusual to get numbness in all limbs on bending but possibility could be pinched nerves on bending. Peripheral neuropathy can also be considered. You may need ncv/ EMG test. ...Read more

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Why does my face always itch at night?

Why does my face always itch at night?

Itchy Face: Itching on your face and neck could be caused by hives, a fungal infection, allergies or using new skin and cosmetic products. To treat the itching, it's best to see your physician or a dermatologist so a cause may be determined. Be prepared to inform your doctor when your symptoms began and if anything has changed in your diet or with products or medications you use on your skin. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more


Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more