Causes of Itch

Causes of localized itch include:

Skin Reactions: Some other everyday non-disease and substance reaction causes of itchy skin include:

  • Skin irritants
  • Soaps and bath products (overuse or allergic reaction)
  • Perfumes
  • Skin make-up
  • Overly hot water when bathing

Skin Conditions: Widespread itching may be caused by:

Generalized Pruritus: Generalized itch, or itching all over may be caused by various conditions:

Other Causes:

Localized Pruritus: Some examples of causes of particular types of local itch:

Specific Local Types: See also causes of more specific types of local itch, based on the anatomical location:

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Causes List for Itch

List of possible causes of Itch or similar symptoms may include:1

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  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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