Itching

Itching is a distressing symptom. There are lots of possible causes of itching but, quite often, no cause can be identified.

This section offers information on how your doctor can help with itching, what you can do yourself about itching, which questions to ask yourself concerning itching, as well as provides general information on itching.

Itching – General Information

Itching is a distressing symptom. A survey of people with eczema showed that they minded more about the itching than about the appearance of their skin. There are lots of...

Itching – How Your Doctor Can Help

If the simple measures given in itching: what you can do, do not control the itching, you should see your doctor. Diagnosing the problem. Your doctor will check your skin...

Itching – Questions to Ask Yourself

Is there anything to see? Maybe there is a rash that is red and/or scaly, or maybe there are itchy patches. If so, your doctor should be able to work...

Itching – What You Can Do

Break the scratching habit. You know you are doing it but cannot stop. This is quite a common problem. We all know that scratching can relieve itching temporarily. Scientists have...
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