Senile pruritus

What is Senile pruritus?

Senile pruritus is an idiopathic itch in the elderly.

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I have a strange rad here and there on my body. Some red small raised spots that itches. Under the breasts and on my hands and yesterday it was...

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Senile pruritus

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Hello,
Thanks for the query,
You might have developed senile pruritus.
The skin looses hydration...

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I suffer from itchiness from time to time. It started on the top of my left foot, then on the right side Middle of my back. Since then I sometimes...

doctor1 MD

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Kindly answer

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Welcome to HCM..

You complained of itching off and on different parts of the body. I feel that it...

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Hi my mother in law aged 55 has this weird itching all over her legs and hands prominently in the palm and foot sole which is now slowly spreading...

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Hello XXXXXXX

Thanks for writing in,

This seems to be Senile Pruritus which is caused due to dryness of skin (as a result of age).

The blood work...

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