Itching And Redness Of The Skin And Getting Wider?
The skin is the outermost layer of the body, one of its functions is to protect the body from bacteria, viruses, fungi and so on. Itching and redness of the skin indicates an inflammatory reaction in the skin. The complaint you mention can be caused by a number of medical conditions including:
Contact dermatitis or skin inflammation due to ingredients that are allergic or can be irritating
Yeast infection, complaints of itching will be very dominant, especially when sweating
Bacterial infection, inflammation can cause swelling to fill with pus
Because there are many conditions that can cause your complaint, you should not give medication without a doctor's instructions because it will only make the complaint worse if it goes wrong in treatment. The doctor will conduct a direct examination of your skin and may also do some additional examinations such as skin scrapings or blood tests to determine the cause of the complaint. self-medication will depend on the underlying cause which can be anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, antibiotic, antifungal etc.
Here are some things you can do to reduce and not worsen your complaints, including:
Always keep skin clean
Using an antiseptic bath soap
Compress on the itchy area
Eat healthy and nutritious foods
Do not use drugs without doctor's instructions
If the complaints you experience do not get better and feel so disturbing, it's a good idea to immediately visit the doctor to ascertain the cause of your complaint and get the right treatment
May be useful
dr. M. Rizki