Itchy skin

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Infestation by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis

Scabies is a contagious skin condition caused by tiny mites which burrow into the skin.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Itchy rash
  • Itchy skin
  • Raised lines on skin
  • Rash between toes and or fingers

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Infestation by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Postherpetic neuralgia

Postherpetic neuralgia is a nerve pain that occurs at the site of a previous attack of a condition called shingles.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling of your skin burning
  • Itchy skin
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Extreme pain on touching
  • Numbness or tingling on chest or back

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Postherpetic neuralgia.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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