Our Itching (Pruritus) Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Itching (Pruritus)
Medical Definition of Pruritus
Pruritus: Itching. Pruritus can result from drug reaction, food allergy, kidney or liver disease, cancers, parasites, aging or dry skin, contact skin reaction, such as poison ivy, and for unknown reasons.
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