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ITCH ITCH ITCH by Ken C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Jul 2010 9:26pm I love running off road, on trails, or even off trails. Sort of like "Boldly going where no man has gone before." Well, where I was Sunday, no man should have gone. These creatures, which viewed in this enlarged state, look like something you might find in a sci-fi movie. This is a picture of a chigger enlarges 1,500 times it's actual size. Wer ... Read on »
An itch is an itch is an itch by Naomi M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:22pm Why I love and hate the Internet... This week Daniel had some strange sensations on his back and midriff. It was tingly and sensitive; almost felt like a sunburn, he said. So I go onto Google and type in all kinds of combinations of diabetes/skin sensitivity/tingling/pain. Google is a wonderful tool. I found all kinds of scary inf ... Read on »
Scratch Scratch, Itch Itch, Oh what a Pain it is! by Amy Silcox Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 5:49pm It has been almost 2 weeks that I have been off of the IV antibiotics and I am a mucusy mess again.  It is only noticeable after a treatment with the saline, thankfully.  That means I have time to keep it there and not let it get out of control.  Funny how soon all that gunk comes back when you turn the big boys off!  My fingers are crossed that ... Read on »
Itching to Fix Eczema? Tips on How Sufferers Can Ditch the Itch by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 02 Oct 2010 3:05am Guest Post by Geoff Graham of Grahams Natural Alternatives Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition with symptoms that include dry, itching and reddened skin patches. There is no cure, but the condition can be managed. Traditional treatment options include emollients (moisturisers), topical steroids (medicated creams) and o ... Read on »
Itch by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm 5 Comments I hate itch. The moment you start scratching, the itch gets worse. Recently, I have developed a funny rash. The skin around my neck began to feel really itchy initially. I began scratching away, thinking that it is caused by my hair poking around my neck. However, the next day, my body began to itch. This time, I put it down to dry skin, sin ... Read on »
My Personal Experience with Itching Disorders by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:25pm I have been frequently I ever know what it is like to have allergies? No, not allergic rhinitis (hayfever). My wife has severe allergies, as do most of my family. So I have lived with the sneezing, red eyes, nose blowing, and need for (OTC and prescription) meds my entire life. Now, with regard to itchy skin disorders, I think I have direct e ... Read on »
Tips to Stop Mosquito Bite Itching by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 29 Aug 2009 10:08pm Remedies for itching mosquito bites! This summer in Minnesota has been on the cool side with little rain. That means we didn't fight mosquitoes - until this past week when we were camping. The pesky mosquitoes were out for blood - OURS! I keep a bottle of water and Eucalyptus Essential Oil to help repel the bugs. Since bugs have not b ... Read on »
Jock Itch Remedies You Can Make at Home by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 18 Jul 2010 6:01pm If you have jock itch, you will definitely be looking for a cure. Jock itch creams, however, can be rather expensive, and then they do not always work. In most cases, however, if the jock itch is caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungus,...  Read on »
Are Jock Itch Creams Effective? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 6:04pm Jock itch is a rash that typically appears in the area of the groin. While men are most commonly affected by jock itch, some women can also be affected. Jock itch can spread to the genitals, inner thighs, the scrotum, the labia, the...  Read on »
Acupuncture Stops Eczema Itching by Steven S. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 5:59am It is estimated that as many as 15 million people in the United States suffer from eczema. This pesky skin problem usually looks like dry, scaly red skin patches accompanied by intense itching. Conventional Western medical treatment can include corticosteroids, which have some serious side effects like organ damage. Excessive use of topi ... Read on »