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Why Is My Wound Itching
Natural Process: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited int he area and give it the purlishish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Yeast Infection?: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. You can try using a vaginal yeast medication for your symptoms. If this doesn't resolve the itching, you may need to see your Gyn for an exam because there are other causes such as skin conditions, other infections, even vaginal cancer. Best wishes! ...Read more
I feel itching arond my nipple and on nipple and when i start rubbing it ....it becomes a wound. why itching is happening?
Itchy nipple: Itchy nipple most commonly is due to atopic dermatitis also known as eczema. Artificial fibers, cleaners, perfumes, soaps and wool can increase the itching. Dry skin can also cause nipple itch. Pregnancy can also increase dryness and itching. Avoid using soaps, skin care products with perfumes and dyes. More about itchy nipples http://www.healthline.com/symptom/nipple-itching ...Read more
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 vaginas been itching and it gets little cuts but when i itch it my skin rubs off from me itching .Is this normal?
Yes: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they prescribe you some medicine to relieve symptoms and get rid of the itching. ...Read more
I had my 3rd C-section on 11/23/2009. My bikini cut incision has started itching alot. It is still close, there is no fluid leaking. Why is it itching?
Healing vs infection: Incision go through a number of phases, including inflammatory. Continue to monitor incision for signs of increasing redness, swelling or drainage. Holistic treatment of an itching incision may be vitamin e or aloe based topical treatments. Mild treatments may include anti-histamine diphenhydramine/benadryl. If not scheduled, then a follow up showed be made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am diabetic and I am not sure if my scab is infected. Around the wound is red and the scab is green. Does this mean it's infected?
Why do the bottoms of my feet itch so badly? It is a deep itch inside my foot, but horrible. No red skin or rash. Not scaley. Thanks!
My clitoris has been swollen and itchy the past week. Now it is just itchy. I'm kind of worried. Why is it itchy? How can I fix it?
Vaginal discharge?: Can't diagnose with info available. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more
Local Reaction: Typical reaction to bee sting involves a local reaction. Manifests as redness and painful swelling around the site of the sting that usually develops within minutes and resolves within a few hours. In some cases swelling may last 1-2 days. Uncomplicated local reactions may be treated with cold compresses, NSAIDs for pain, and nonsedating antihistamines for itching. Consult Allergist if more severe ...Read more
I see one more, my wound from fistulotomy is itching, less discharge but it's color yellow? it's on center of wounds. How is that? Dont hav yesterday
Need more info: Where is the fistulotomy? When was it performed? What other symptoms are you having? ...Read more
The hood of my clitoris is really itchy sometimes. It comes and gos. I wash well with soap. Is hydrocortisone ok to use? Why the itch?
Why is my boil itchy? It has drained so the itchiness does it mean that it is healing and what should I do for the itching?
Benedryl cream: Boils itch. If it is swelling up again, it may need to be drained again. Benedryl cream (unless you are allergic to it) should help. ...Read more
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