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Why Does My Skin On My Chest And Shoulders Itch When I Get Hot Or Sweat
?Prickly heat: It is possible that what you are describing is also called "prickly heat". It is also known as miliaria rubra. This is when the pores in the skin become blocked and sweat cannot come out easily. This can cause itching and sometimes red bumps. The problem usually gets better when you have cooled off. Based on your brief description this would be my first thought. ...Read more
I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?
Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having severe pain in my right side-- chest, under my armpit, my shoulder blade. Not only is it painful, but it itches ( especially on my right?
For a couple years now I have had extreme itches on my chest, arms, calfs, and back just after i break a sweat, please help me. Thanks?
"heat rash?": When you get this rash, get an appt so the dr can see it, and then the diagnosis would be made and the best treatment could start. If only when sweating, possibly it is a type of minor heat rash that itches. Stress can also cause itching, called stress urticaria, and meds such as Hydroxyzine hcl, which are fda approved for both anxiety and itching can help. Good luck. ...Read more
Red rash in between pecs for 2 days. I wear tight fitting vest and my chest sweats at work. No pain, only itches. Tiny blisters. Defined borders.
See Your Doctor Now: The info you give suggests Folliculitis, a bacterial skin infection due to friction trauma to your skin from wearing tight clothing; now infected with bacteria. Itching is common. To prevent in future: wash with soap/water daily after work, dry & air-dry well, apply powder before work. Visual inspection is needed to correctly diagnose your rash; antibiotic may also be needed. See your doctor now. ...Read more
I have scaly silver looking skin on my neck spanning from my shoulder to my chest but no itching ,what is causing this ?
When I get hot, my body stings and it itches. I tend to get black marks. I don't think it's heat hives. I get these marks on my back and chest. Help?
More details.: How long have you had this problem? Are the marks black and not red at all? How long does each of the mark stay with you? Do these marks appear when you are exercising or taking a hot shower or only during the cooling down period? ...Read more
How do I get rid of the rash on my chest from my allergic reaction to icy hot? It burns and itches
Irritant Dermatitis: Otc Hydrocortisone and/or Benadryl cream can help unless you have any open sores. I would also recommend using an otc oral antihistamine to decrease the itch associated with this. If it spreads or worsens, then it could also be infected. Be vigilant and keep a diary if it persists so you can tell your doctor about this. Also, a picture is worth a 1, 000 words to a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I feel slight burning sensations and itching at legs, chest and head when they are exposed to sun, heat or sweat or when i'm anxious?
See a dr.: You may have sensitivity to heat or sunlight that is exacerbated by anxiety or stress. Try to wear a hat and sunscreen when you are outdoors and stay well-hydrated. Make sure you see a physician to get assessed for any other causes of your symptoms. You may have neuropathy to do other reasons. ...Read more
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