18. February 2014 · Comments Off on Itching (Pruritus) Symptoms · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags:

Pruritus occasionally accompanies other signs and symptoms that differ based on the original condition, disorder or disease. Symptoms that often affect the skin can also encompass other body systems.

The following signs and symptoms in the skin that usually come with itching can include:

  • Swelling, warmth or redness
  • Rash
  • Peeling
  • Pain
  • Dryness
  • Discharge from pustules, lesions or sores
  • Crusting
  • Cracking
  • Burning sensation
  • Bumps
  • Blisters

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05. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Itching · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

Itchiness, itchy skin or pruritus often comes with a root cause. Once the root cause is identified, treatment of it becomes quite easy. Several health conditions like celiac disease, kidney failure and liver disease among others can produce skin itching. When a disease causes the itching symptoms, the symptoms often affect the whole body. Skin problems like rashes and hives, however, can cause skin itching … Continue reading