Itching Comes And Goes In Several Parts Of The Body?
Hello good doctor. Immediately, for the last few months, I often feel itching in several parts of the body such as the forearm (below the elbow) and upper arm, chest, shoulder tips, lower back, groin, behind the knees. The skin of this part sometimes just reddens but often bumps like a mosquito bite. Nami
Hello Pratamada, thanks for your question
In making a diagnosis of skin disease, direct observation and examination by a doctor is required. If necessary, the doctor can confirm clinical findings through laboratory tests, for example examining skin scrapings, skin lesions, or blood tests to detect the presence of systemic diseases that can also trigger skin complaints. After the underlying cause is confirmed, then the treatment steps are determined. Including itchy skin complaints that you are experiencing at this time. Here are some of the causes of itchy skin that you need to know:
allergic reactions or irritation to the skin of insect bites and / or parasitic infections, either by bacteria, viruses, or fungi, skin conditions, such as dry skin, dryness (miliaria), dermatitis (eczema), prurigo, systemic or internal organ diseases, such as thyroid disease , deficiency of red blood cells due to iron deficiency, inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), chronic kidney failure, gallstones, etc. Each cause has a different treatment, either in the form of topical / topical drugs (such as creams, gels, lotions) or drugs. drink. Discuss with the doctor who examined you in person. While at home, you should do simple skin care, such as:
shower regularly with a mild, unscented soap, use a moisturizing lotion after every shower, take a shower 1-2 times a day with a duration of about 10-15 minutes, avoid scratching the itchy skin area, choose comfortable, not too tight clothes, and try to get rid of it. cotton Hopefully useful