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Pruritus Definition

Pruritus is the medical term for itching. While almost everyone has experienced itchy skin, people with skin allergies such as atopic dermatitis (eczema) are more prone to develop pruritus. Symptoms can range from being mildly irritating to disabling. The term for this very serious form is intractable pruritus.

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