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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Rx & Dx cause, itch

You are describing the sensation called itching (pruritis), which briefly feels better when u rub or scratch it, then forming breaks in the skin that become scabs.
This becomes excoriated dermatitis. Causes include allergy to something touched, inhaled or eaten; could be scabies or anxiety; often never found.Try not to scratch, put moisturizing lotion on area. If not gone in 1-2 wks, c gp/skin doc.

In brief: Rx & Dx cause, itch

You are describing the sensation called itching (pruritis), which briefly feels better when u rub or scratch it, then forming breaks in the skin that become scabs.
This becomes excoriated dermatitis. Causes include allergy to something touched, inhaled or eaten; could be scabies or anxiety; often never found.Try not to scratch, put moisturizing lotion on area. If not gone in 1-2 wks, c gp/skin doc.
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