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What are different homeopathic remedies for Pruritis? – Part 1

Pruritus means itching. It is linked with a number of disorders like:
– Dry skin
– Skin disease
– Pregnancy
– Rarely, cancer.

Who Gets Pruritus?

• People with seasonal allergies, hay fever, asthma, and eczema
• People with diabetes
• People with HIV/AIDS and various types of cancer
• Pregnant women
• Elderly people

How is Pruritus Treated?

• Use skin creams and lotions.
• Use sunscreens regularly.
• Use mild bath soap.
• Take a bath or shower in warm water.
• Avoid certain fabrics, such as wool and synthetics.
• Use a humidifier.
• Do not scratch.
• Use antihistamines and topical steroids.

Causes of Pruritus

Infections and infestations:
• Allergic reaction
• Body louse
• Cutaneous larva mi grans
• Head lice
• Herpes
• Insect bites
• Photodermatitis
• Pubic lice
• Scabies
• Shaving
• Swimmer’s itch
• Varicella (Chickenpox)
Environmental and allergic:
• Urticaria
Dermatological disorders:
• Dandruff
• Scab healing
• Scar growth
• Development or emergence of moles, pimples and ingrown hairs from below the epidermis.
Skin conditions
• Psoriasis
• Eczema
• Sunburn
• Athlete’s foot
• Hidradenitis suppurativa
• Punctate palmoplantar keratoderma.
• Xerosis (dry skin)
Medical disorders:
• Diabetes Mellitus
• Hyperparathyroidism
• Iron deficiency anemia.
• Jaundice and Cholestasis
• Malignancy or internal cancer such as lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease
• Menopause or changes in hormonal balances
• Polycythemia, which can cause generalized itching due to increased histamine.
• Thyroid illness.
• Uraemia, known as uremic pruritus.
• Drugs that activate histamine (H1) receptors or trigger histamine release (e.g., opioids)
• Chloroquine
• Related to pregnancy
• Gestational pemphigoid
• Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
• Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP)
• Psychiatric disease.

Symptoms for Pruritis

• Blisters
• Bumps
• Burning feeling
• Cracking
• Crusting
• Discharge from sores
• Lesions or pustules
• Dryness
• Pain
• Peeling
• Rash
• Redness
• Warmth or swelling
• Abdominal pain or cramping
• Dry mouth
• Nausea with or without vomiting
• Rash or hives
• Runny nose
• Sneezing
• Swelling
• Confusion or loss of consciousness for even a brief moment
• Dizziness
• Rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
• Shortness of breath or rapid breathing (tachypnea)
• Sudden swelling of the face, lips or tongue
• Wheezing

Homeopathic Remedies for Pruritis

1. Anacardium orientale
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• rashes that come from poison oak
• other kinds of contact dermatitis
• intensely itching rash
• with swelling
• fluid-filled blisters
• itching is worse from applying heat or contact with hot water.

2. Apis
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• when a rash is the result of an allergic reaction
• takes the form of hives
• rash is very pink and swollen
• with burning or stinging pain
• discomfort
• swelling is relieved by cold applications.

3. Belladonna
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• sudden onset that are hot, bright red, and throbbing
• rash may be accompanied by fever.

4. Ledum palustre
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• puffy and swollen rash
• both the swelling and the itching are relieved by cold applications.

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