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Inflammatory Phase of Xerosis

Inflammatory Phase of Xerosis

Itch is also known as pruritus. It is an unpleasant feeling. You may want to scratch the skin to get relief. Itchy skin is annoying and may cause stress. If you itch and are unable to do activities, you may have anxiety or low mood. Scratching all the time can harm the skin. You may have just one area that feels itchy or it may be over your whole body. Most often your skin may itch because it is dry. It may also be caused by a much more serious health problem.

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Name

Itchy Skin

About this topic

Itch is also known as pruritus. It is an unpleasant feeling. You may want to scratch the skin to get relief. Itchy skin is annoying and may cause stress. If you itch and are unable to do activities, you may have anxiety or low mood. Scratching all the time can harm the skin. You may have just one area that feels itchy or it may be over your whole body. Most often your skin may itch because it is dry. It may also be caused by a much more serious health problem.

What drugs may be needed?

Control and ease itching,Help the skin to not swell and lower the redness

Body systems

Dermatologic,Emergency Medicine

What are other common names?

Itch,Itching,Pruritis,Pruritis Ani,Pruritus,Scratching,Scratchy Skin,Skin,Skin Itch,Skin Itching

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