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Why Is My Skin Burning And Itchy
Dry skin: The most common reason for itchy skin is dry skin or xerosis. When the skin becomes dry, it itches and with scratching, it becomes red. Beyond dry skin, there are a number of skin conditions such as eczema (allergic, irritant, contact) that need to be considered. An allergist or dermatologist can help find the cause of the itching, so an effective treatment can be found. ...Read more
Im having dry, flaky, burning, swelling, and itching on the outermost part of my vagina, and my clítoris is red and swollen and it burns?
Likely yeast: do not use OTC meds see your doctor so he can assess your situation it is probably a florid yeast infection that will require diflucan, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream and domeboro compresses. it will get worse if you don't get treated. do not use vagisil, Monistat etc OTC stuff ...Read more
My entire skin is itchy, red and inflamed...Almost wrinkly. I have this weird red flush on my neck that itches. Skin burns and prickles sometimes help?
I have a horrible rash on my crotch, testicles and it is now in between my buttocks. It is red and blotchy, and burns and itches terribly.
Fungal infection: What you described suggests a fungal infection, like ringworm or jock itch. You may try over the counter medication for ringworm, like Lamisil. If that does not resolve the issue in a week or so, it would be prudent to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Skin on and between labia & clitoris is really dry started getting scaly and scabby and is peeling off. Itching and no discharge? What could this be?
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
What is this red spots skin in my legs and feels so itchy, multiple red spots and both my left and right legs..Very itchy?
Inflammatory rash.: What you are describing may be inflammation of the skin or of the hair follicles. Try treating with an over-the-counter topical steroid, but if this is not helpful within 2-3 days, see a dermatologist. The fact there are many spots, and it is so itchy, warrants medical treatment. ...Read more
There's itchy rash on my body, especially in my hands. Also my hands skin started to crack. What is it?
I am having severe itching on my genitals. There are some lumps on my scrotum and penis and it is very itchy and painful. Skin is also dry
Lumps on Genitals: If you have a lump on your genital area you need to go see a doctor as soon as possible. It's very difficult to make assessments based on the information you have given over the internet. ...Read more
The corners of my lips are very dry and itchy, and around my lips it is dry and itchy, I don't know what is causing this?
See Your Doctor: 17 yr old with "dry & itchy around lips". Your symptoms can be caused by prolonged moisture from saliva around the lips such as would occur with excessive lip-licking. The chronic wetness can break down the skin causing redness, inflammation, & itching. However there are chronic inflammatory conditions that can present with these symptoms, require medications & further investigation. See your Doc ...Read more
My face has been dry, a little red, and burninhg and the skin on the inner part of my elbows are red and dry. Why is my skin reacting this way? Could
I have white itchy patches on my abdomon back and chest! its flaking and peeling like after a sun burn but very itchy! what is it?
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