Diseases & Conditions That Cause Itchiness

Here is a list of some known diseases and conditions that can cause itchiness (pruritus):

  1. Eczema (Atopic dermatitis)
  2. Contact dermatitis
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Urticaria (Hives)
  5. Scabies
  6. Chickenpox
  7. Shingles (Herpes zoster)
  8. Insect bites and stings
  9. Allergic reactions
  10. Dermatitis herpetiformis (associated with celiac disease)
  11. Prurigo nodularis
  12. Dermatographism (skin writing)
  13. Lichen planus
  14. Dermatomyositis
  15. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  16. Iron deficiency anemia (can cause generalized itching)
  17. Liver disease (such as hepatitis or cirrhosis)
  18. Kidney disease (chronic kidney disease or kidney failure)
  19. Diabetes (uncontrolled or poorly managed diabetes)
  20. Thyroid disorders (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism)

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and itchiness can be a symptom of various other underlying conditions. It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare professional if you are experiencing persistent or bothersome itching to determine the cause and receive appropriate treatment. Most of these conditions are not deadly.

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