Conditions with symptom: 'itching hands'
Hi, I seem to suffer with extreme itchiness when I've nicked or cut myself (shaving for example). i know itching usually means its healing but the itching is so intense i scratch until the whole surrounding area bleeds. the itching seems to spread further outwards from the original site. It becomes unbearable at times. I've had this problem on my legs, hands and very lower back. how can I ease the itching?
Hi, my name is kimberley, and im writing in regards to a rash i have recently had on my fingertips. It started about 3 weeks ago, and began with just extreme itchiness, especially at night. I noticed little blisters on my hands after itching. Recently it does not itch atall, but on the one hand & finger in particular, its suddenly flared up. All around the fingernail the skin is red and inflamed. When i look closely at the rash, its almost like theres tiny little bloodspots under the skin. This does not itch anymore, but the skin around my finger feels tight, and i dont have much feeling in the finger, it almost feels numb. I work as a full time beauty therapist, and constantly cleanse my hands between each client, im not sure if this would be anything to do with my problem. Could anyone please give me an insight of what this may be? Ive read up on scabies, and the symptoms are not the same, as i am not itching anywhere else.
Are you getting a allergic reaction to the chemical/products..??? Kimberely, I have heard of tradesman after years of using products examples tiler - glues, bricklayers-cement, have from years on nothings all of sudden have become allergic by the products they use every day.. I would seriously consider this, and go and seek a medical opinion on this regardless of how it came about. When you see one, tell him your occupation..
I have got what I think is prickly heat, I have had it for years every time the weather gets a bit hotter or if I go abroad. Usually its not too bad but this year it has come out in huge lumps all over my hands, chest, legs and arms. I have tried antihestimine tablets/cream but even the non-drowsy stuff makes me sleep ALL day. I have tried hydrocortisone cream and calamine lotion but none of these seem to stem the itching or it getting worse. Also it is making me lose so much sleep through itching through the night so I am terribly irritable and I dont want to go out and do anything... PLEASE HELP!!!
Hi, I also suffer from prickly heat but I've found that using Piz Buin Allergy sun cream really works for me. I put it on all over about 20 minutes before going out in the sun & I still get a few itchy spots but not half as bad as without this cream! Give it a go I hope it works for you too!
I also suffer from prickly heat and have spent 100s of pounds looking for sun creams and a cure is there anybody out there that can help or use my body as a test.carol.
I have had severe itching all over my body for quite a while now. At first my doctor thought id had an allergic reaction to washing powder but when the medicine didnt help i began to look into what it could be on the internet. When i went back to the doctor he confirmed what i thought and that i must have scabies, though his only reason for this was due to the rash obviously and one or two blisters on my hands. Since the treatment the itching hasnt went away and im scared that im doing some serious damage to my skin. My lega are in a mess and i never wear dresses without tights as im embarrassed as to how they look. My groin area and underarms are pretty bad and have raised (slightly hard lumps) that are purple-ish in colour.. ive had a look on the internet and this appears to be swollen lymph nodes. But i basically have no idea what ive got and am worried it could be a STD or something even worse. Ive also started to get headaches which ive never had a problem with before but im not sure as to whether this is due to stress with uni or in relation to my itching. I really dont want to go back to the doctor again as ive been constantly at the doctors for the past 8months or so due to lady issues and i feel like im annoying them. Do you have any idea what is wrong with me?
im 14 and for a year now i always seem to have sweaty hands i went to the doctors and they gave me a rolling thing to put over my hands but this just dried it up and made my hands sore, my armpits and feet always get hot to im terrified of injections what else can its sooooo embarrassing??
Speaking from experience it is unlikely you have a long term medical problem given that it has only started one year ago. Speak to the doctor about the Iontopheresis treatment it sounds more appropriate. Mind you after the treatment the saliva in your mouth dries up so I would recommend some oily foods to eat.
Im EXACTLY the same, i get sweaty hands feet and armpits! i went to the ddoctors and they also gave me a rolling thing to roll over my hands, when i put it on my hands dry up but they go all wrinkly and dont stay dry for that long! when i have to do dancing with boys in P.E its embaressing because i have to explain the problem! PLEASE can someone help me find a cure for this, i hate it and i dont want to have it for any longer! :(
I'm 42 and just been diagnosed with guttate psoriasis 5 days ago. I had eczema as a baby, asthma and hayfever. My eczema only affects my hands now due to my work - but doctor gave me exorex lotion. Is there anything anyone can suggest to relieve intense itching? My arms are the worst - this appeared within last 6 weeks and took 3 weeks to cover my arms in about 90 red marks. The scales have gone - but my arms, legs, shoulder, thighs, back and scalp are affected. I'm wondering if I'm allergic to the medication as I had no itching until I started the exorex and the liquid paraffin 50/50. Have sat in the sun this week and feel this has helped but it's been so hot and I'm fair skinned with freckles. I bought T-Gel shampoo and that has helped a lot. Would appreciate any advice. Thanks. janet
I have had scalp psorasis since i was a little girl. I have tried every cream every shampoo and none work. I have been on vitamin d spray for just over 3 weeks and it has completely cleared YAYY!!!! There are so many benefits of vitamin d spray as they tell you to stay out of the sun which is ridiculous its the best thing for many things. I highly recommend you buy this. You spray it under your tounge once a day. Instead of taking months to get in your system with pills it enters your system in 30minutes. Please try you will be amazed
My 7 year old has Eczema on the palms of her hands which starts with a deep itching pain below the skin and then blisters/bubbles which eventually crack. We use steroid creams, emolient and cotton gloves. Has anyone tried any other means of treatment or prevention? She has suffered this since she was 3 and it has got worse.
It sounds like the same eczema I have which is called Pompholyx. I have found a product which helps around the house (which may translate to when your daughter is playing) called 'Gloves in a Bottle'. It is available on line, not sure where you'd find it on a high street. I only use Dove because it has no soap in it. Handling tomatoes and potatoes has a profound effect - my husband is now chief potato peeler!!! LOL! Keep on with the steroid cream - I just apply at night - and the gloves may make her hands hot which has the opposite effect to that which you're looking for. If it gets really bad, you may think about bandaging it, just to keep the dirt out. Hope this is helpful for you...good luck! xx
Try applying the emolient liberally to her hands, put a melolin dressing on each palm and secure with tape. Then cover with a tubigrip. Try and keep them on as long as your daughter can manage without get wet or dirty. Have you tried to discover if there are any causes which can aggravate it?
I have been informed of my having Dupuytren`s Contracture by my GP (2012), in both hands this giving me three years in which I`d lose use of both hands. Two others in the family (both Females)also have this condition. My question yet unanswered by anybody is: Why are my hands/fingers being effected in the exact opposite to that of Dupuytren`s? I am unable to bend my fingers so Why is this so, and is it possible that my hands are being effected by two conditions at the same time the second being Carpel Tunnel Syndrome? If so, what treatments are available and what are the prospects of regaining full use of my fingers?
I have dupthrens and going to have surgery to have the facia removed.yes you can have it in both hands usally.from the ring finger to pinky.but do not have the needle down it dosent help had it done on the left hand.and.carpel tunnel has a lot to do with it. The needle is just a tempery fix but even after surgery.it can still come back. Oh this can.even go.to your feet the toes
Hi, I'm 14, and I've had this constant itching in my ear for the past 6 months or so. It's on the inside and I end up itching my ear about 20-30 times a day just to try and relive it! It's driving me nuts! It's only in the right ear, but my left one produces really clear liquids wax, but doesn't itch. This itching of the right ear goes right down the side of my neck, from the ear, round the back of the jaw and then toward my tonsils and that general area. I don't want to go to the doctors cause its not really serious... My mum said it might be to do with the fact I'm growing but I've not had it for my whole life.... Please if anyone knows how to stop it it would be so greatly appreciated!! :)
I have had PPP on the heal of my foot and on both of the palms of my hands for about 4 years and it has reacurred with avengence this past month. My doctor prescribed another steroid cream, and I also been to a dermatologist and she gave me something to totally kill my immune system. But nothing seems to help. I have severe pain and itching I can hardly handle it anymore! Please if anyone can give me some advice I would really appreciate it!
Buy some black soap from the med, it totally got rid of mine. It takes a few weeks but it worked for me.... Good luck!
Hi my is tom and i too have been on infliximab which has also left me with ppp on both feet and both hands with mild patches on legs. I have crohns with fistulas and recently found out i have illeittis and pancolitis also. I had infliximab 3 times when i started getting blisters on my hands and stopped treatment immediately but now the ppp is all over my palms on hands soles on feet and sides of ankles using dovobet gel and dermol to ease itching. With no luck yet. I hope this helps you to know your not alone as its helped me knowing im not the only 1 with this wierd side effect ☺
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