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Brachioradial pruritus

Brachioradial pruritus: Introduction

Brachioradial pruritus: A condition characterized by itching, burning and other sensations of the skin on one or both arms. The skin has no visible evidence of the skin unless the patient causes damage to the skin due to scratching or rubbing. The condition results from nerve damage. It is believed that in some cases the condition arises from nerve damage due to excessive sun exposure. Thus the outer parts of the arm (which tend to receive more sun) tend to be more affected than the inner parts of the arm. In other people, damage to the nerves in the neck from such things as compression or a spinal tumor may also result in the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brachioradial pruritus is available below.

Symptoms of Brachioradial pruritus

  • Burning skin sensation on arms
  • Itching skin on arms
  • Altered sensation on skin on arms
  • Skin redness - due to scratching or rubbing
  • Skin bruising - due to scratching or rubbing
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Treatments for Brachioradial pruritus

  • There is no cure but cooling lotions and ice seem to be the most effective remedy though other therapies have may benefits for some people: treat underlying cause (spinal tumor, manipulation of the neck bones), electrical stimulation, topical anesthetic creams, anticonvulsant medications, capsaicin cream, protecting against sun exposure and applying cooling lotions to the skin
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  1. Brachioradial pruritus: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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