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213 Possible Causes for Episodic Pruritus

  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

    […] of cholestasis with intense pruritusEpisodes resolve spontaneously without histologic progression • BSEP disease Depending on nature of mutation, may present as BRIC2[basicmedicalkey.com] BRIC is characterized by intermittent recurrent cholestatic episodes, with irresistible pruritus, mostly without evident liver damage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BRIC1 is characterized by episodic jaundice and pruritus that resolve with no progression to liver failure.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vaginitis

    Patients who experience four or more episodes of VVC in a year or who have only budding yeast on wet mount may also be considered to have complicated VVC.[unboundmedicine.com] Symptoms include vaginal bleeding and soreness, external dysuria, pruritus, and dyspareunia.[glowm.com] Symptoms occur when candidal organisms overwhelm the normal vaginal flora and invade the superficial vaginal epithelial cells, causing inflammation, pruritus, and thick vaginal[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Vaginal Candidiasis

    An estimated 75% of women will have at least one episode of VVC, and 40%–45% will have two or more episodes.[cdc.gov] The severity score was based on the presence of symptoms (e.g., pruritus, irritation, and burning) and vulvovaginal signs (e.g., erythema, edema, and excoriation, or fissures[doi.org] Typical symptoms of VVC include pruritus, vaginal soreness, dyspareunia, external dysuria, and abnormal vaginal discharge. None of these symptoms is specific for VVC.[cdc.gov]

  • Hypersensitivity

    , diarrhea, abdominal cramping, hypotensive syncope, tachycardia, wheezing, conjunctival injection, pruritus, nasal stuffiness, decrease in frequency, severity, or resolution[doi.org] Earlier criteria for MCAS diagnosis included episodic symptoms with mast cell mediators affecting two or more organ systems with urticaria, angioedema, flushing, nausea, vomiting[doi.org]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    An estimated 75% of women will have at least one episode of VVC, and 40%--45% will have two or more episodes.[cdc.gov] An estimated 75% of women will have at least one episode of VVC, and 40%--45% will have two or more episodes within their lifetime.[cdc.gov] An estimated 75% of women will have at least one episode of VVC, and 40%–45% will have two or more episodes.[cdc.gov]

  • Dermatitis

    Episodes of oozing and crusting may arise.[podiatrytoday.com] In acute allergic contact dermatitis, symptoms include erythema, edema, vesicle and pruritus of the skin.[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Bacterial Vaginosis

    An estimated 75% of women will have at least one episode of VVC, and 40%–45% will have two or more episodes within their lifetime.[web.archive.org] Typical symptoms of VVC include pruritus, vaginal soreness, dyspareunia, external dysuria, and abnormal vaginal discharge. None of these symptoms is specific for VVC.[web.archive.org]

  • Renal Impairment

    Abstract Benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis (BRIC) is a rare autosomal recessive condition characterized by intermittent episodes of pruritus and jaundice that may[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Episodes of oozing and crusting may arise.[podiatrytoday.com] In acute allergic contact dermatitis, symptoms include erythema, edema, vesicle and pruritus of the skin.[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Hemorrhoids

    […] haemorrhoids bleeding on contact, pain in the anal area, perianal inflammation, and pruritus ani.[doi.org] Improvements of the specific conditions were also evaluated, such as haematochezia (bleeding episodes), number of congested haemorrhoidal cushion, haemorrhoidal prolapse,[doi.org]

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