What Is Allergic Itchy Skin?

Q:
What is allergic itchy skin?

A:
Allergic itchy skin is an uncomfortable and irritating sensation caused by allergic reactions that makes you want to scratch. Allergic itchy skin can be red, rough or have bumps and blisters. Futher, repeated scratching can result raised, thickened areas of skin that may bleed and be infected.

Allergic itchy skin is mostly associated with:

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

Possible causes of allergic itchy skin may be skin conditions and rashes, internal diseases, and allergic reactions to surroundings including food, environment and climate. Avoding scratching is the first policy! Because as you rub or scratch the area, it will become itchier. Continued scratching can damage your skin and cause infection. When needed, it is always best to go to doctor for professional advices.

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