What Are the Symptoms and Risk Factors of Pruritus?

Q:
What are the symptoms and risk factors of pruritus?

A:
Symptoms
The possible signs and symptoms of pruritus include:

  • Dry, cracked skin
  • Leathery or scaly texture to the skin
  • Redness
  • Bumps, spots or blisters

Risk factors
Factors that may increase the risk of pruritus includes:

  • Age
  • Dry air
  • Washing or bathing too much
  • Exposure to allergies

 

 

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