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Both feet are dry, itchy, red & scaly. Doctor prescribed Ketoconazole & Zeasorb Powder. Is this o.K? Still red, itchy, skin peels off.?

See a dermatologist. Your treatment is for fungus. Do you have fungus or something else? If fungus, not responding, you may need oral terbinafine. If not fungus you need a diagnosis to determine the remedy. Glucosamine is an old con, a waste of money. Why the intestinal symptoms? Read more...

Is severely itchy skin, especially hands and feet during the night with no rash a normal sign in late pregnancy?

See a dermatologist. It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. Read more...

I hv allerg. Rxn to pcn that tk 6 days ago, went 2 er. Still vry itchy -skin is down from rash to hives-why am I seeing rash spread to hands and feet?

Cutaneous drug rxn. Cutaneous drug reactions can last 2-6 weeks. Oral steroids can help, but do have significant risks. Avoid all penicillin antibiotics and use caution with cephalosporins due to 10% cross reactivity. Read more...
Agree with Dr Rosch, I will add: See an Allergist to see if other causes for rash can be ruled out. A rash known as erythema migrans could be described in this way, and could be a result of treating the infection, and not necessarily due to penicillin allergy. Conversely, delayed penicillin reactions can be life threatening upon reexposure, so knowing more about what happened is crucial for guiding future treatment. Read more...

I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

? dry skin. as it is affecting the more exposed areas, however, if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck . Read more...

Have balance issues, joint pain-hands, feet, collarb, shoulder, some pink, itchy skin. Brain MRI neg, lupus neg, rf (8), pre-diabetic. Worth pursuing?

Neuropathy/fms. Should consult with neurologist and rheumatologist and perhaps sleep specialist. Read more...
Consult with MD. It is worth pursuing the workup. Lupus and RA are not the only diagnoses to consider. There are other collagen vascular disorders which could cause your symptoms. Read more...
Many possibilities. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). Read more...