Itching In The Area Of the Legs And Feet In The Afternoon?
good morning, I experience itching * in the area of the feet and hands, and itching * I usually recur in the afternoon (Maghrib) and before bedtime, itching is not playing, until red * because it is scratched, guess * it’s because of food, air temperature or what? Continue to see a doctor if you have to check blood to find out the cause?
Thank you for the question.
Itching on the feet and hands that is very powerful can appear purely because of dry skin conditions, for example due to exposure to dry air, cold temperatures, pollution, UV rays, or other excessive irritants. It can also, itching arises due to other reasons, such as atopic dermatitis, skin infections, contact dermatitis, insect bites, allergies, seborrheic dermatitis, drug eruptions, hormonal disorders, cholinergic urticaria, neurodermatitis, liver disorders, kidney disorders, metabolic disorders, psychological disorders , etc.
If the itchy skin is scratched excessively, then obviously the skin may become red from inflammation. Not only that, your excessive scratching of itchy skin is also very risky to cause irritation, sores, and secondary infections which make complaints more difficult to cure. Therefore, this action should be stopped.
It's best to first resolve your complaint to the following steps:
No longer scratching the skin, even though itchy. Apply calamine lotion to reduce itching. Wash diligently, use room temperature water. Do not exchange toiletries and clothing with others. Wear towels and clothing that are soft, clean, and have high absorption. Avoid contact with substances that can make you allergic, or can irritate the skin Use a moisturizer after bathing, before your activity Drink plenty of water Get plenty of sleep Get plenty of relaxation Keep clean the environment around you If the complaint does not improve also within 1-3 days with the above efforts, you try to check direct yourself to a doctor or dermatologist. Not just a blood check, it could be, so that the cause is clear, later the doctor will recommend that you undergo an allergy test or other supporting tests.
Hope this helps ...
redness when scratched