If you have from time to time a desire to scratch certain areas of the skin, an incomprehensible rash appears, you should seek medical advice. After all, this may be indicative of the presence of a more serious disease. And you can get rid of those annoying symptoms only after the elimination of their causes. And, then, you need to consult a specialist and undergo treatment. The sooner - the better.
The main causes of skin itch can be as follows:
- dermatitis (allergic, fungal, inflammatory and so on.);
- kidney disease, liver and biliary tracts;
- nervous system diseases and mental disorders.
The skin itch occurs in people with the skin prone to dryness, often in a more advanced age. It is because of the fact that said itch may be caused by a variety of diseases, diagnostics takes up a considerable amount of time in the specialist and can be quite complex. The treatment depends on what is causing the itching.
One should not ignore skin diseases!
Skin diseases look quite harmless to health still they can bring significant physical discomfort, irritation. And what to say about the people who will probably disassociate themselves from the patient, and be sure to ponder before giving him/her a hand.
Treatment of skin diseases can be very diverse. Sometimes it is enough to adjust one’s diet to exclude certain foods or take away stress, depression. If the problems are more serious - a dermatologist will offer to conduct a comprehensive diagnosis to pinpoint a provocating factor. Because the skin disease often have a similar symptoms, a correct diagnosis can be made by an experienced doctor only.
It is very important prior to referring to a dermatologist not to smear and treat the itchy places, as this significantly complicates making a diagnosis. So do not delay your visit to the doctor - the doctor only will be able to establish the cause of skin itch and prescribe adequate treatment. In this case “grandma's recipes”, can only do harm and aggravate the situation. Never be engaged in self-treatment!
In the DoctorPRO medical center experienced dermatologists diagnose and successfully treat a variety of skin diseases. An individual approach to each patient is provided.