Diseases Itching (pruritus) is a feeling that automatically make do penggarukan.Kegiatan hand raking performed continuously can cause redness and scratches in the skin. Do you think if you scratch itchy skin, the itching will disappear. Raking continuously on the skin can irritate the skin which in turn will lead to increased itching and even the long term can lead to scarring and thickening of the skin that sometimes forming bumps on the skin that contains the itch.
Cause Itching can vary. Can be caused by a skin disease and systemic disease, and can also be caused by several things such as insect bites, chilblains, dermatitik atopic, contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis and parasitic infestations such as scabies and pediculosis.
In addition to the above reasons, itching can also occur due to allergies and also contact with certain clothing materials such as wool and so on. Hot weather can also cause itching gatl especially in moist areas such as the groin because of the sweat.
To overcome the itch then we need to know the causes of hives are then performed actions pengobatan.Dengan known cause itch, then it could be given the right kind of treatment. If the skin is inflamed, usually given moisturizing cream or lotion that is odorless and colorless, because the colorant or an additional aroma can irritate the skin and cause itching.
For the cream, can also be given a corticosteroid cream can help reduce inflammation and control itching, only used if the itching is limited to an area that tiny.Moreover can also provide medicines containing menthol, camphor, chamomile, eucalyptus, and calamine.
For drugs taken can use antihistamines (eg hydroxizin and diphenhydramine) can help reduce the itching, but these drugs cause drowsiness. For Antihistamines are not usually given in the form of ointments directly to the skin because it can cause allergic reactions.