Causes Itching All Over The Body Until It Bumps After Being Scratched?
Good night doctor. I want to ask, now I’m experiencing an itch * every time I scratch a red bump. Why is that? Am I food allergic?
Hi Monica, thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.
Itching on the body (Pruritus) can be caused by various things, namely:
- Hives or Uricikaria, marked by the appearance of reddish bumps and itching. Can be caused by stress, allergic reactions, heat, infections, and others.
- Allergic reactions, the triggering factors of allergic reactions vary from person to person. You have to look for yourself what triggers factors that can cause itching. Allergy triggering factors can be caused by food allergies, dust, cold temperatures, drugs, animal hair, and others.
- Atopic eczema, characterized by the appearance of intense itching and reddish skin rashes. Can feel other symptoms, such as skin becoming rough, thickened, and scaly.
And there are still other causes. If your complaint does not improve, then you should do an examination with a doctor. The doctor will conduct a short interview, physical examination and additional examination (supporting examination) if needed. The doctor will later provide appropriate therapy to help deal with the complaints you feel.
The things you can do at home to reduce complaints, namely use materials or clothing that does not cause skin irritation, use comfortable and non-tight clothing, avoid using detergents that are too hard for the skin, avoid excessive scratching, avoid contact with allergens, manage stress well, multiply the consumption of vegetables and fruit, and you can take antihistamine drugs that can reduce the itching you feel,
If you feel severe headaches, shortness of breath, then immediately see a doctor.
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Thank you, I hope this helps ...