Itching , itching skin - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Leather

Itching is a symptom of many skin diseases:

  • atopic dermatitis
  • allergic dermatitis
  • eczema
  • scabies
  • shingles (herpes)
  • lichen planus
  • bites of fleas, ticks and other

reasons for itchingwithout cutaneous manifestations may be common diseases:

  • endocrine diseases: diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism
  • hepatic or renal insufficiency
  • blood disease: iron deficiency anemia, and other
  • malignancies:. lymphoma, reticulosis
  • neuropsychiatric causes: anxiety, parazitofobiya
  • tropical helminth infections (parasites): filariasis, hookworm
  • some drugs
  • dryness of the skin (very common in the elderly, one of the reasons, dehydration)

If you are concerned about the itching, no matter thereDo you have skin changes or not recommended following items survey to find the causes of itching:

  • complete blood count and erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • biochemical analysis of blood
  • urinalysis
  • fecal occult blood and worms
  • blood test for sugar
  • scraping (when taking the analysis of
    the particles of the surface layer) of the skin on the mushrooms

Treatment should be directed at the cause of the itching.

antipruritic agents medications from itching

- pills itching (called antihistamines, which are divided into sedatives (this older generation tablet from such pills you want to sleep, usually they are assigned to night, because during sleep the person himself does not controland can be severe scratching) and sedatives (a new generation of drugs, sleep do not want them, attention and concentration, they do not reduce, you can safely get behind the wheel)

- externally used ointment, cream, mash, sprays that may contain anesthetic (substances reducing itching, eg. menthol has a cooling effect)

or containing zinc, which not only reduces itching, but also has an antimicrobial effect

or containing hormones, which itching reduced and the swelling and inflammation (but using hormonal onlyprescribed by a doctor)

and one more fact than people more emotional, the more pronounced itching, so sedatives help a lot (!) teas and pills, herbs and fees.If you have dry skin use a moisturizer (Atoderm PO Zinc, Balneum, Lipikar et al.)