When should you see a doctor for itch?

You should see a doctor for itch when you see the following symptoms.

  1. If the itch is severe, if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as a rash, fever, or swollen lymph nodes, or if it is affecting your sleep or daily activities.
  2. If the itch is caused by an underlying medical condition, such as eczema, psoriasis, or liver disease, it is important to see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.
  3. If the itch is caused by an allergic reaction, it is important to see a doctor to identify the allergen and prevent future reactions.
  4. If the itch is caused by a skin infection, it is important to see a doctor to prevent the infection from spreading.
  5. Additionally, if the itch is caused by a medication, it is important to see a doctor to determine if the medication needs to be changed or discontinued.

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