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Itchy Skin

Itching of skin is more a symptom than a condition itself. It has multi factorial origin and can be localized or generalized.

Causes for Localized Itching :
Localized itching can be caused by any active lesion which causes itching like eczema, psoriasis etc.

Causes for Generalized Itching: Some of these are:
- Hives
- Scabies
- Dryness
- Systemic conditions (diabetes, renal failure, thyroid imbalance etc.)


Treatment

Oral and Topical Medication may be prescribed by the dermatologist to control the itching.

However it is important to identify and treat the under lying condition.


Itching of skin is more a symptom than a