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Why do the back of your knees itch?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hydrocortisone

Maybe just a rash from irritation - try Hydrocortisone 1%.
If does not help may need to see your doc as it could be fungal infection. In general the back of the knee tends to be moist and allergic rash as well as fungal infection are common.

In brief: Hydrocortisone

Maybe just a rash from irritation - try Hydrocortisone 1%.
If does not help may need to see your doc as it could be fungal infection. In general the back of the knee tends to be moist and allergic rash as well as fungal infection are common.
Dr. Chris Oh
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Knee itch

Itching behind the knees can be caused by: xerotic eczema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, infestations, infections, insect bites, obstructive biliary disease, chronic renal failure, medications, and neurodermatitis.
I recommend you see your dermatologist for the proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Knee itch

Itching behind the knees can be caused by: xerotic eczema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, infestations, infections, insect bites, obstructive biliary disease, chronic renal failure, medications, and neurodermatitis.
I recommend you see your dermatologist for the proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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