Itching

Itching or pruritus is the irritating sensation that you have, which relieves on scratching. Some common conditions that cause itching are dry skin, food allergy, end-stage kidney disease, candidiasis, cirrhosis, contact dermatitis, hives, skin rashes, impetigo, body or head lice.

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I have thick skin pads, redness, and pain when out in sunlight. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have thick skin pads on my cheeks, and the symptoms have all the hallmarks of rosacea, redness, itchiness, pain in sunlight, blushing, etc. I was becoming very self-conscious of my face and wondered if I could do anything to reduce the symptoms. It started almost 10 to 15 years ago, but...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it seems to be a manifestation of rosacea. Please send good quality photographs taken in natural light to confirm the diagnosis and to provide you the proper treatment.   Read Full »

I have an old rash that itches. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a rash on my hand that I have since twenty years; it started on the day when my gloves broke, and I touched a dead mouse. The rash comes and goes for months. Then, it becomes itchy and looks like patches of dry skin. Eating cheese and gluten makes it worse. I also noticed that i...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Based on the information you provided, it is suggestive of hand dermatitis. It can be due to two factors one is dryness, and the second is contact with an allergen. At present, I would suggest you to use Clobetasol ointment twice daily till its remission, followed by da...  Read Full »

What could be the itchy rash on the genital area?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a male, weighing 56 kg, and height of about 171 cm. I am on no medications. There is a kind of rash (itchy, irritated). It usually does not bother me, but it has been there for a long time. It is between where the legs join the body and my genital area. I wonder it can be eczema?...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send a few more photographs taken in natural light from different angles and distances. Exactly, how long has it been there? Any history of hypertension or diabetes mellitus?  Read Full »

I got sudden itchy skin rash with no pus. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old female. I got a sudden skin allergy and there is lot of itching. Small red rashes have appeared on limbs, back and face. But, there is no puss in the rash. I took Cetirizine.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long it has been there? What is the complaint in it? What are the areas affected and spread? Revert back with the asked details to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

What could cause recurrent itchy rashes on the neck and upper chest even after medications?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I have these rashes on one part of my body which is the right side of my neck and some on the upper part of my chest. The first batch of rashes I had was two weeks ago. It looked flat, oval/circle, scaly and is really itchy. I showed a picture of it to our f...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send us the photograph of all affected areas including the close-ups. What are the symptoms of it? i.e. any pain, burning, or Itching? Any throat infection before the appearance of the rash? Any history of diabetes, hypertension, or family history of the r...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy red blisters all around my body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I am suffering from some red blisters all around my body, which are very itchy. This also spreads in my groin area and in the penile shaft. It is very itchy. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the itching predominantly occurs at night? Is there any other member of your family affected? Revert back with the answers to the above questions to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Please suggest the best medicine for itching.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a tough time with my skin infection. It is being around two months since I got affected by that. I am having the hives of dark reddish in color in specific areas like on the penis point and on the buttock. It is so itchy and the whole body is getting so itchy like on hands and...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HH Mite cream (Permethrin) is for scabies. Can you please send me the photograph of the lesion? Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

What causes swollen lips and mouth with itching?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two years, my wife is having skin allergy problem. It started soon after delivery of a baby. Sometimes, swelling on lips, mouth and itching on body was present. Three years back, took treatment for one year and the skin allergy resolved. But, now over a month, it has start...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Does she suffer from hives while scratching? If there is any rash then please send the photographs of it. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

What Can Cause Sudden Tingling And Itchy Sensation?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago I started feeling tingling and itching sensation between my thighs and then up to my chest. I just took the most painful shower ever (warm water). It stung and I wanted to scratch my skin off. At first there was nothing visible, just itching, now you can see red dots here...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a case of folliculitis, probably fungal or bacterial in nature. Apply Mupirocin ointment, twice daily. For further information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

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