Itching on the skin is quite common. An unpleasant sensation can be both short-term and go into a chronic disease, accompanied by cracks, blisters and a rash.
Therefore, it is worthwhile to know, for what reason the fingers are scratched, and the main symptoms of serious diseases.
Causes of itching on the hands
A variety of dermatological diseases -One of the main causes of the appearance of itching. In this case, in addition to anxiety and discomfort on the skin of the hands may develop a rash, redness and other manifestations. These diseases include neurodermatitis, hives, pediculosis, scabies, etc.
Thermal, mechanical and chemicalExposure can also cause irritation of the hands. If the skin is initially highly sensitive and dry, itching may also appear due to the use of a cosmetic product, wearing synthetic clothing (wool), excessive sweating, sunlight, heat or cold.
In these cases, when the contact with the main stimulus stops, the itch will gradually disappear. This disease is often classified as contact dermatitis.
Extraficial diseases also often causeDiscomfort and itching. Such diseases include: thyroid dysfunction, tumors in the gastrointestinal tract, failure in the body's lymphatic system, kidney or liver disease, jaundice, diabetes mellitus.
You can scratch your fingers with psychological stress. Strongly excitable at the psychological level, a person in this way can react to any situation.
Itching on the skin of the hands can be the result of the drug. Often, a variety of injections, ointments and tablets carry similar side effects.
If a rash appears on your hands, blisters, seek medical help immediately. It is possible to relieve itching at home in the following way.
Anesthetizes and temporarily relieves itching - cold. Attach the towel, with the cubes wrapped in it, to the hearth of the lesion.
The compress should be periodically changed.
To remove the itching from the skin will help oatmeal solution. To make it, you need to pour 1 cup of oatmeal flakes with 3 liters of boiling water. In a ready warm solution, hands should be kept for 15-20 minutes.
Oatmeal has an excellent soothing effect on irritated skin.
Try to minimize the use of a variety of external skin irritants: woolen and synthetic fabrics, detergents, antibacterial and fragrant soaps.
Do not contact with cold and hot. Wash your hands only with warm or cool water. From strong boiling water itching will only intensify.
Do not forget to follow the rules of personal hygiene. Regular hand washing is an excellent prevention against many diseases.