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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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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?

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

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My hands and feet itches on the inside?

My hands and feet itches on the inside?

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

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My body itches a lot especially hands and my feet, but I have failed to know the cause. Pls a advise . Thx?

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 more

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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?

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 Rash: 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

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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

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

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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!

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 more

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My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet it itches and is painful what could it be ?

My Brother is has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand feet
it itches and is painful what could it be ?

Allergic reaction...: 20 y/o says, my brother has a rash and blisters on his mouth hand and feet and is painful what could it be? Sounds like some Allergic reaction to food/ medicine/ Drink Could also be Contact, though Contact is less likely. Take him to ER as as as you can. ...Read more

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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?

Rash: Might be hives which look like a mosquito bite which are red, raised and intensely itchy. They can pop up on any part of the body. But i don't like the rash spreading to the scrotum. Maybe it should be seen just to be safe. ...Read more

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Why does my palm of feet itches ?

Why does my palm of feet itches ?

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 more

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I have rashes on feet and my palm, it itches and bring out liquid, it's been on for 18yrs now.Pls help?

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

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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?

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 more

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My hands and feet itch especially at night no changes in lifestyle or meds?

My hands and feet itch especially at night no changes in lifestyle or meds?

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

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My hands and feet itch and burn, what could this be?

My hands and feet itch and burn, what could this be?

Get evaluated: There could be many causes including, allergy, contact dermatitis, and fungal infection . You need to get evaluated for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My hands and feet itch. It goes away if I take clairitan. No bumps. Any idea what this could be?

My hands and feet itch. It goes away if I take clairitan. No bumps. Any idea what this could be?

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

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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 ?

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

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My 10 year old has always had cold and sweaty feet for her age. Most recently both her hands and feet itch sometimes little blisters on toes?

My 10 year old has always had cold and sweaty feet for her age. Most recently both her hands and feet itch sometimes little blisters on toes?

Needs bloodwork.: I'd recommend her for some blood testing. Some inflammatory conditions can affect younger children and can contribute to the symptoms you describe. Maybe vitamin deficiencies as well. ...Read more

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