Pruritus (Itchy Skin)

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Signs of pruritus

Inflamed skin, scratch marks, bumps, spots, blisters, dry and cracked skin, leathery or scaly patches are all signs of pruritus

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Insect bites, allergies, stress, and skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis are all causes of pruritus

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Apply menthol

The essential oil has a cooling effect. Researchers say that peppermint oil, which contains menthol, can be used by pregnant women as well 

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Ice pack

Apply a cold, wet cloth or an ice pack. Cooling helps reduce inflammation. Thus, it can help in soothing your skin 

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Moisturizing cream

Moisturizing creams and body lotions can also be helpful. Refrigerate it and then apply for best results 

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Colloidal oatmeal

Colloidal oatmeal is finely ground oatmeal. Dissolve it in water and take a bath from it. It helps your skin in retaining moisture 

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Apple cider vinegar

If you have an itchy scalp, then this ingredient is best for you. Dilute it in water in 1 to 1 ratio. Apply it and rinse it off after few minutes 

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