What other symptoms might occur with pruritus?
Pruritus may accompany other symptoms that vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. Symptoms that frequently affect the skin may also involve other body systems.
Skin symptoms that may occur along with pruritus
Pruritus may accompany other symptoms affecting the skin including:
- Burning feeling
- Discharge from sores, lesions or pustules
- Redness, warmth or swelling
Other symptoms that may occur along with pruritus
Pruritus may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including:
- Abdominal pain or cramping
- Dry mouth
- Nausea with or without vomiting
- Rash or hives
- Runny nose
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, pruritus may occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have any of these life-threatening symptoms including:
What is pruritus?
What causes pruritus?
Pruritus is a common symptom of allergies, inflammation, or even physical irritation. Pruritus results from a tingling, irritating or uneasy sensation on the skin. It may occur in conditions affecting only a small area on the skin or along with more generalized conditions, such as hives or as a side effect of some medications.... Read more about pruritus causes