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Pruritus in children

Pruritus in children: Introduction

Pruritus in children: Pruritus in children refers to itching in children. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Pruritus in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Pruritus in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Pruritus in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too small more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also more »

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Pruritus in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Pruritus in children

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How Common are these Causes of Pruritus in children?

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  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 33 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pruritus in children:

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Causes of Pruritus in children Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Pruritus in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pruritus in children:

    Urticaria (156 causes), Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Xerosis (dry skin), Tinea (13 causes), Contact dermatitis, Scarlet fever, Herpes simplex virus infection (6 causes), Chicken pox, Shingles, Herpes simplex infection

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