Glossary for Back itch
Medical terms related to Back itch or mentioned in this section include:
- Allergic reaction: A hypersensitivity reaction produced by the body, which results in an exaggerated or inappropriate immune reaction to a particular substance.
- Ankle itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the ankle
- Arm itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the arm
- Atopic dermatitis: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Back conditions: A group of conditions that affect the back
- Back pain: Pain in the back region.
- Back paresthesia (tingling): A loss of sensation located at or around the back
- Back rash: An eruption on the skin of the back.
- Back symptoms: Symptoms affecting the back
- Backache: The occurrence of the sensation of pain located in the anatomical position of the back
- Behind knee itch: A sensation thatcauses a desire to scratch the skin behind the knee
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Breast itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the breast
- Burning symptoms: Any burning or burn-like sensations.
- Buttock itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the buttocks
- Calf itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the calf or calves
- Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
- Chronic Kidney Disease: Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions.
- Chronic renal failure: Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions.
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
- Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Obstructive biliary disease: A disease process that causes obstruction or blockage in one of the bile ducts which are vessels that carry bile from the liver to the digestive system or gallbladder. Diseases that can cause such obstructions includes tumors, gallstones, parasites, bile duct inflammation, trauma to the bile duct and biliary strictures.
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
- Xerotic eczema: Xerotic eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by very dry patches of skin. The condition is usually triggered by environments which have low humidity such as during winter - this causes the skin to become excessively dry.
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