|Why Does My Skin Itch?|
Why Does My Skin Itch?
One of the most annoying things known to human kind is constantly itching skin (I am only slightly exaggerating). There are many reasons why you may have skin that is itching but no one has to tell you how annoying it is. The good news is that in many cases you can get this situation remedied but in many cases you can treat it but not get rid of it. We will look at some of the reasons why your skin itches but in the meantime let me remind you that you can type any medical question you have in the box to the right hand side of the page. A Medical Doctor will get back with you immediately with an answer. So, let us take a look at some of the reasons why your skin itches.
1. Poison Ivey. If you have touched some of this nasty little plant then you will have to ride out the annoyance of this condition. You can use calamine lotion in the meantime to help you get through the bout of Poison Ivey.
2. Dermagraphia. Some statistics explain that 2% - 5% of the population has this type of uticaria (hives). Unfortunately, there are no answers as to why you get this condition or how long it will last but you can find treatment by taking a regular round of antihistamines.
3. Eczema. If you are wondering, “Why does my Skin Itch? It very well may be due to eczema. Like many of the types of uticaria, this can be treated but there is not a lot that can be done to get rid of it.
4. Contact dermatitis. If you have come across something that brought on the dermatitis or inflammation of the skin then it is often a short term situation and as with all the aforementioned conditions, you need to meet with a Medical Doctor and they can provide a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.
There are many other reasons why you may have skin that itches but these are the most frequent causes.