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Why Do My Hands And Feet Itch
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitivity to wine: Check out answers given by colleagues: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/itchy-feet-after-drinking-alcohol. I suspect an allergic reaction or perhaps just vasodilation (similar to facial flush in some people). Try taking non-sedating antihistamine prior to next glass of wine. May have to try several different ones to find effective one, if in fact itch is due to allergy. Failing all, then vasodila ...Read more
Many possible causes: 18 y/o Female says My hands and feet itch on the inside? There are many possible causes like Contact Dermatitis from touching something or applying lotions/ creams that one is Allergic to. Could also be Systemic causes like Diabetes, Hepatitis, Skin Disorders like Psoriasis, Smoking, Food allergies or even Nerves (Neuropathies) and life Stress. Best to see Dermatologist if Symptoms persist. ...Read more
My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise. Thx?
Eczema??: Do your hands and feet get bumps, sometimes blister and peel or crack? And do you get rough itchy spots on your body? The answer for that would be eczema but really can't tell without seeing it. The problem could be as simple as dry skin that could respond to amlactin 12% moisturizer that you should be able to get on almost any pharmacy. See you dr for right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash that is forming up all over my body, some areas itch some areas don't. My feet and hands are what itches the most. What is the cause?
Skin rashes can occur from a variety of factors, including infections, heat, allergens, immune system disorders and medications.
A diagnosis can be made with a skin biopsy. ...Read more
I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
My wife suffers from liver disease and itches real bad on her hands, feet and lower legs. What remedies do you recommend?
I have a very painful rash on both my hands & feet. Real bad on me toes and finger tips. It itches but hurts to itch. I need answers!
Need to see a Doctor: Skin rashes are a sign of serious medical problem. So you should go see a doctor first thing tomorrow. If you do not have a doctor go to an emergency room where you can see a dermatologist who can find the cause and give you the right treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be?
Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?
My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?
Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more
Dry Skin, Fungus: The most common causes of itchy skin on the soles of your feet are dry skin and athlete's foot which is caused by fungus or yeast. Even if you do not see or smell anything odd, i'd suggest trying a simple over the counter anti fungal cream applied every day and see if the problem resolves. If not, see a doctor. Terbinafine and Clotrimazole are commonly available otc antifungals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now. Pls help?
Dermatologist: 18 years is a long time, I hope you were able to see a dermatologist for it, this needs to be examined to determine the problem. If you have not seen one, you should. ...Read more
The inner side of my pinky toe on my right foot is swollen and white. It hurts and itches but no sign of pus. Thoughts?
It could be fungus: Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) is commonly encountered between the toes. The white discoloration might be moist skin, which is conducive to infection. Try a topical antifungal and use it as directed. If it is not better consult with a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry skin: Dry skin can cause itching. During the day we are busy doing all sorts of activities and therefore may not notice mild itching. I would recommend an emollient and see if this helps. It would be helpful to know if you see any changes in the skin such as redness, dryness, cracking, etc. A fungal infection of the feet can cause an "id" reaction seen on the hands. ...Read more
Allergy?: A 43 year old male with hand and feet itching that resolves with an antihistamine sounds like an allergy. It could be a contact allergy (touching or coming into contact with something you are allergic to). Could also be hives that show up on just your hands and feet because of pressure. The list of contact allergens and causes of hives is long, so it would be prudent to see an allergy specialist ...Read more
I'm 31weeks pregnant, for nearly a week I've felt weak, wobbly and quite faint. I have a headache, breathless, my hands and feet itch terribly?
See your Dr!!!: You should see your OB right away, and if your OB for some reason isn't able to see you, then go to the Emergency Rm to be evaluated. I am not so concerned about the itchy feet, but I AM concerned that you feel faint and breathless. This is not something you should ignore, and the sooner the cause is determined the better!!! ...Read more
The bones/joints in my hands and feet hurt terribly and the skin on both my hands and feet itch. I am almost 28 weeks pregnant. Is this normal?
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