What Causes Itchy Hands And Feet?

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Psoriasis

  • This generally takes place when skin cells grow quickly and then gather on the exterior of the skin.
  • This on-going ailment is generally genetic and you could get it from somebody already suffering from the ailment.
  • Usual symptoms of this condition include irritated palms and soles.

Though, you might also experience the following:

  • Red skin blotches or bumps filled with pus
    An allergic response is one of the most frequent causes of itchy feet and hands.

    An allergic response is one of the most frequent causes of itchy feet and hands.

  • Hard or inflamed joints
  • Discomfort in the affected region
  • Irritation in other sections of the body – face, lower back, elbows, and knees

Eczema

  • Another cause for inflamed palms and feet might also be because of eczema.
  • This disorder results when the skin starts to swell.
  • Even though there are various different kinds of eczema that can affect your body, a type of eczema identified as dyshidrotic dermatitis is the central cause for itchy feet and hands.

Dyshidrotic dermatitis, apart from inflammation, may cause other symptoms such as:

  • Sores
  • Splintered and red or aching skin
  • Scales surrounding the affected skin

Scabies

  • Itchy hands and feet can also be caused by a bite by the itch mite – the central origin of scabies.
  • The pest enters the outer layer of your skin to place their eggs, thus producing itchiness and inflammation.
  • This disorder is likely to extend to different parts of the body.
  • Itchy hands and feet are more widespread among young kids than adults.

Though, this disorder also causes the following:

  • Irritation in particular regions of the body including the wrist, armpit, elbow as well as between the fingers
  • Rash produced by an occurrence of hives
  • Small scales and sores
  • Blisters

Allergies

  • An allergic response is one of the most frequent causes of itchy feet and hands.
  • It may be from something you touch or eat.
  • You might not see the symptoms straightway.

Allergies might also cause:

  • A rash
  • Dehydrated skin
  • Stinging and a hot feeling on your feet and hands
  • Sores
  • Hives

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