Swelling of the feet and itchy feet skin

Itchy skin is not a disease, but a symptom, and it can arise for very different reasons. But in any case, this is a very unpleasant condition, which can cause more serious damage to the skin.

The main causes of skin itching

Skin pruritus can be felt in a specific area of ​​the body (localized itching) or throughout the body (general or general itching).

Generalized pruritus is a symptomdiseases of individual organs or the whole organism. Most often these are allergic diseases, but jaundice, liver and kidney diseases, vegetative - vascular dystonia, gastrointestinal tract diseases, thyroid dysfunction are also possible. In any of these cases, pruritus will not be the only symptom of the disease. The exact diagnosis can be made only by a doctor, so you need to contact a specialist.

Localized pruritus can also bea symptom of such diseases as diabetes mellitus, helminthic invasion, vascular diseases, digestive disorders. Often, local foci of skin pruritus are a symptom of skin diseases, such as neurodermatitis, psoriasis, eczema.

Itching can occur due to dysfunction in the work of sweat and sebaceous glands on the skin, can be a sign of an allergic reaction of the body to any food or medicine.

But most often the skin on the arms, legs, on the body itches because of the irritation caused by various external local causes. Itching causes:

  • overdrying of the skin, including because of the effects of certain cosmetics,
  • exposure to the sun or ultraviolet radiation,
  • a bite of insects,
  • contact with some burning plants, with animal hair,
  • synthetic or woolen clothes,
  • rubbing, chafing, irritation with sweat.

If there is an itching on any part of the bodyit is important to understand its cause, and take appropriate measures. It should be understood that the damage to the skin when combing is an open gate for infection, the result can be serious complications.

Itching on the skin of the feet is not uncommon. But to determine its cause, you need to analyze the attendant circumstances and symptoms.

Most often, the itching of the skin on the legs is caused by irritationgo even an allergy from clothes (pantyhose, socks, trousers). Often the cause of itching is dry skin - both from over-dried air, and because of the frequent use of detergents and disinfectants. Another common cause of pruritus is circulatory disorders, blood stasis, and beginning varicose veins. In summer, the cause of itchiness on the feet can be sunburn, insect bites, a nettle burn or other burning plant. The feet also scratch from sweat, rubbing, and intertrigo.

What should I do if my legs are very itchy? It depends on the reason.

First, we must try not to comb, so as not to damage the skin, and as soon as possible to remove the itch.

With circulatory disorders improve the situation will help rest, massage, therapeutic gymnastics, as well as venotonic. But they can only be applied to undamaged skin.

With food or drug allergies are neededwill be antihistamines. With contact allergies, it may be sufficient to eliminate the source of irritation and wipe the skin with a damp cloth, apply a softening cream.

If the skin is too dry - moisturizing the skin will help.

Improve the skin will help multivitamin preparations, and especially vitamins A and E.

But it is possible that the itching is caused by more seriouscauses - hormonal disorders, some common diseases (diabetes mellitus, liver disease, etc.). In this case, it is necessary to treat the disease, then the symptoms will disappear sooner.

If you still combed and damaged the skin,if there is local irritation on the skin, inflammation caused by insect bite, phytodermatosis (for example, nettle burn), sunburn, as well as rubbing, irritation from perspiration, intertrigo - the Balsam helps you. It well removes itching, irritation and inflammation, promotes the rapid restoration of the upper layer of the skin, softens and moisturizes. Balsam Guardian has no age restrictions and can be used to treat children.

A damaged skin area is necessarydisinfected and lubricated with balsam. If the damage is not strong - perhaps it is enough once. But if necessary, the ointment can be applied several times, with an interval of 1-1.5 hours. The balm is well absorbed, eliminates itching and swelling, relieves irritation and inflammation.

Why does the skin on the face peel and itch?

The skin on the face is scaly and it itches on the face for various reasons. It can be:

  • improper care (rare or otherwise excessive washing, excessive use of facial scrubs, peelings, masks, soap, very hot water).
  • allergy to cosmetics.
  • prolonged contact with over-dried air in the room.

Cold and wind often cause itching, dryness,irritation and peeling of the skin of the face. Itching and flaking often occurs due to a lack of vitamins. And of course sunny tanning, visiting a tanning salon, and also a mosquito bite - all this can be the cause of the itching.

In addition, severe itching combined with redness and peeling of the skin can be a symptom of diseases such as seborrhea, psoriasis or eczema. In these cases, you need to see a doctor.

In other cases, if the skin is not damaged,can help proper care, taking vitamin medications, moisturizing. If the itching, flaking is accompanied by symptoms of irritation, inflammation (redness, swelling) - use Balm Custodian. This effective and safe remedy will help to eliminate unpleasant symptoms, restore the skin.

What can cause an increase in the itching of the skin?

Regardless of the causes of the itching, it can be exacerbated by the following factors:

Low humidity in the room (less than 30%). In this case, the skin becomes dry, the itching intensifies, and scaling occurs.

Contact with synthetic substances (household chemicals, lubricants, cosmetic preparations, etc.): the itching can increase even if there is no allergic reaction to these compounds.

Loss of fluid (dehydration caused by diarrhea, vomiting, prolonged exposure to high temperature, limited fluid intake).

Wearing close synthetic or woolen clothes: in this case there may be a rash on the skin, itching is worse, and from paroxysmal it can become permanent.

Frequent or excessively long (more than 30 minutes)reception of a bath, and also too hot water (long water procedures and the raised temperature promote expansion of vessels, and it, in turn, leads to strengthening of an itch).

Acceptance of certain medicines, alcohol, drugs.

Itching of the skin - what to do? Help the Guardian!

Itching of the skin of the hands, inguinal area or other areasbody - an extremely unpleasant syndrome, sometimes it is even more difficult to endure than pain. Often an itchy place is combed very severely, damaging the upper layer of the skin, and then irritation, inflammation, and the threat of infection may occur by itching.

To treat itching, there are many drugs. But it is very important that the drug has no side effects, and not only removed the itching, but also had anti-inflammatory and wound-healing properties. Therefore, the Balsam Guardian is one of the best options for solving this problem. This balm, created on the basis of natural components, allows

  • Reduce the intensity of itching until it disappears completely
  • Reduce inflammation and swelling
  • Remove skin irritations
  • Speed ​​up the process of epithelial regeneration

Balm The keeper well soothes irritated skin, allows you to quickly get rid of scratching, and thanks to antibacterial action reduces the risk of infection.