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what does it mean when your fingertips itch

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Amit Munjal replied 9 years ago.


Duration of the symptoms ?

Are all fingers involved ?

Any associated skin cracks ?

Any associated dryness in the skin ?

Any treatment history so far ?

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
most fingers feel that way. i am also itching all over. can dry sweat cause this? like itching on the arms and legs.
Expert:  Dr Amit Munjal replied 9 years ago.

Any associated skin lesion ?

Is the itching generalised all over the body ?

Since how many days are you having this symptom ?

Customer: replied 9 years ago.
no skin lesions. itching on the arms and legs mostly. had it for a day
Expert:  Dr Amit Munjal replied 9 years ago.


Well there are various causes of itching like allergy ,skin dryness,sweating , contact dermatitis .With a history of 1 day old itching some anti histaminic can be prescribed to you for symptomatic relief from itching . Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy areas .

Local application of anti itch lotion like calamine lotion .

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If the symptoms persists by these basic treatments then you may consult a doctor for further evaluation .

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