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What is the cause of constant itching inside left elbow ?

constant itching inside left elbow
Asked On : Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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Homeopath 's  Response
hello dear, it looks like flexural atopy.or could be some insect bite or a fungal infection due to constant sweating and moistness in the area.kindly visit a dermatologist.avoid scratching, because if it is infective pathology, u will spread it to other parts of body too.
Answered: Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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Inner elbow is a popular site for ATOPIC ECZEMA , also known as FLEXURAL ECZEMA.
Second possibility is SCABIES, but it does not keep itself to one elbow only, it is seen in all flexure surfaces .
Please see a dermatologist/ homoepath for confirming the diagnosis and starting treatment.
Meanwhile avoid scratching, keep area moisturised.

PS : ECZEMA is not contagious. SCABIES is.

Answered: Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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