Handling Of Itching All Over The Body?
Hello Joana, thank you for asking.
Itching on the skin accompanied by scaly skin appears, indeed possibly caused by fungus. Itching is generally more felt when the skin is moist or wet, for example due to sweating. The skin can appear scaly, it can also appear reddish in the middle, and the edges are rather prominent. Fungal infections are quite common, especially in hot and humid tropics.
Fungal infections generally need to be treated for a long time, because the fungus tends to be stubborn and easily spread. You should wash all materials that may come into contact with the skin, such as clothes and clothing.
In addition, other possibilities are infections by parasites such as scabies, bacterial dermatitis, allergic to certain substances, or possibly autoimmune diseases. You should consult with a dermatologist about this problem. The doctor may need to do skin scrapings or irradiation of the skin with special lights, to determine the diagnosis. Treatment will be adjusted to diagnosis.
Keep the itchy area so it doesn't keep damp and wet. Use underwear and socks that are clean and absorb sweat, and replace if it is wet from sweat. Avoid scratching because it can cause injury and spread of infection.
Hopefully this answer is quite helpful. Regards.