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Why Is My Face So Itchy
?dry skin: Excessively dry skin may be due to exposure to excessive dry heat at home or work, excessive exposure to Sun and wind, overexposure to frequent bathing and harsh soaps, dehydration from certain diseases like diabetes or underactive thyroid. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more
If it's lip eczema,: Persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be a cold sore: "cold sores" are usually caused by the herpes simplex type 1 virus. They respond to antiviral medications. If it's not healing, then an office visit may be worthwhile. More concerning, though, is that a basal cell skin cancer can have a similar appearance, particularly if the lesion is not healing and doesn't respond to treatment after some time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My chin is itchy and I don't know why. It seems to be itchy everday and it is especially itchy when I get asthma. When I scratch it, it doesn't help. ?
Smart girl: Is this truly a question? If so, you are absolutely correct! Asthma flares will indeed cause an itchy chin! Seen this many times. You are not crazy, but very observant. Why? Who knows! But seems control of asthma (not scratching) relieves it. Use your rescue inhaler and start up your controllers-see the action plan your doc wrote out for you. See an allergy asthma specialist (i'm from IL). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My face is red and very itchy. I have many lumps on my face that are starting to weep. I have rosacea but this is so painful and weird. Help!
See a dermatologist: There are many possible causes. Bring all products you have used on your face. ...Read more
Itching: You need to have an evaluation to determine why you are itching. You may have an infection or an allergy. ...Read more
I have what apears to be a skin rash on my breasts. My skin is very itchy and is now spreadind to my arms. What could it be?
Many causes...: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My ears get very itchy inside and becomes very annoying what is the reason for itchy ears constantly ?Is their anything that i could do for that?
Yes: It is very possible that you may have an infection of the ear canals called otitis externa or as it is often known as "swimmer's ear". Usually this comes from trapped water in ear canal causing an infection in underlying skin of canal see your dr and see if you have this if so can be treated with antibiotic ear drops. ...Read more
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