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Why Does My Scalp 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
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Yeast Infection: Normally, there are always yeast and bacteria that live in the vagina. If the bacteria overgrow, then you may end up with a malodorous, copious vaginal discharge. If the yeast grow out of control, that may cause vaginal itching without discharge. Sometimes, antibiotics may kill off the beneficial bacteria that live there and you may get a yeast infection that needs to be treated. ...Read more
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
Why does my tongue tingle at night also why do I feel am eary cold sensation throughout my body sometimes at night before falling asleep?
Pruritis: Well, you do not give us much to go on, itching can be environmental, toxic, medical, infectious, from something in the bed, allergic, without additional information an answer cannot be easily provided. ...Read more
Pressure: on head or from pulling on roots of hair from head being wrapped tight. ...Read more
Allergies: You may be allergic to the detergent that you are using to wash your bedding. You may be allergic to the bedding itself.You could have bed bugs or other infective agents in your bedroom.You may be allergic to the soap or shampoo that you are using and not be as aware of the irritation until things quiet down at night. Change each and keep track of any improvements.You can also talk to an allergist. ...Read more
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
After giving birth, my legs, buttock, and arms itch at night. It doesnt matter if im in my room, bumps grow all around and it drives me insane! Help!
My legs get severely itchy at night. It only happens at night. And it gets really bad where i'm itching and itching and all my legs go red and bubble up. What could it be?
Why do I constantly itch around my wrists?
mostly my arms and sides during the night?
Sometime a nettle looking rash appears
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