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Leg itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the leg. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Leg itch, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often seen by physicians for this reason....read more »
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The following list of conditions have 'Leg itch' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Leg itch:
Itching skin (1068 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Leg itch:
Leg rash (15 causes), Leg pain (214 causes), Foot rash (21 causes), Foot itch (9 causes), Ankle rash (17 causes), Xerotic eczema, Senile pruritis, Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Contact dermatitis, Infestations, Infection (1293 causes), Obstructive biliary disease, Chronic renal failure (67 causes), Malignancy, Medications
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