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2,793 Possible Causes for Pruritus, Swelling

  • Insect Bite

    A recent severe flare was associated with markedly elevated inflammatory markers and swelling of the left leg.[] Local application of ice and possibly antihistamines may help to reduce inflammation and pruritus.[] The postmortem examination revealed swelling and desquamation of skin and erythema on the left arm extending below the elbow.[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    , cheek swelling and paraspinal mass present in one (1%) each.[] Common examples are follicular lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma.Few subtypes of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma may also present with rash, pruritus, generalized aches and pains.[] […] summary on Hot Flashes and Night Sweats, information on weight loss in the in the PDQ summary on Nutrition in Cancer Care, and information on skin rash in the PDQ summary on Pruritus[]

  • Urticaria

    Allergic reactions cause your body to release chemicals that can make your skin swell up in hives.[] Pruritus is a common symptom of primary skin diseases including allergic contact dermatitis.[] Two trials demonstrated significant elimination of pruritus with second- or third-generation antihistamine treatment vs placebo (OR, 10.44; 95% CI, 4.39 to 24.84).[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Edema. Puffiness or swelling around the eyes, arms, hands, and feet. Frequent urination. Foamy or bloody urine. Protein in the urine may cause it to foam significantly.[] In fact, drowsiness, fatigue, and an overall lack of energy are encountered in the majority of patients, along with pruritus and pain.[] Once the kidney is severely damaged, the symptoms of CKD can include: swelling around your eyes, called periorbital edema swelling of your legs, called pedal edema fatigue[]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    After treatment, the eruption turned brown, the itching was resolved, and there were no facial swelling as well.[] Ignoring other conditions can prolong pruritus unnecessarily.[] Literally defined as “inflamed skin,” dermatitis appears in a localized area as a rash, small blisters, swelling, or redness.[]

  • Otitis Externa

    Symptoms include fullness, itching, swelling and marked discomfort in the ear and ear drainage[] At each visit, owners assessed QoL with a validated questionnaire and pruritus with a Visual Analog Scale.[] In later stages, there can be soft tissue swelling around the ear, even in the absence of significant canal swelling.[]

  • Vulvitis

    Granulomatous cheilitis and granulomatous vulvitis are rare disorders characterized by painless swelling of lips and vulva, respectively.[] The most commonly reported symptoms are irritation, pruritus and pain.[] We report two cases of labial swelling (oral and vulvar) with a granulomatous histology in patients with a history of Crohn's disease.[]

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

    Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma can cause harmless swelling, known as reactive or dermopathic lymphadenopathy, or result in malignant growth in the lymph nodes.[] Abstract Approximately 88% of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) patients are affected by pruritus that responds poorly to current antipruritic therapies.[] Steroids are drugs that help reduce redness and swelling. A steroid cream may be the only treatment you need to control early-stage CTCL.[]

  • Drug Hypersensitivity

    This is a case of a young person who initially presented with a dramatic episode of unilateral arm swelling after injuring a finger, with subsequent episodes of recurrent[] Treat acute reactions supportively with antihistamines for pruritus, NSAIDs for arthralgias, corticosteroids for severe reactions (eg, exfoliative dermatitis, bronchospasm[] […] memory, although they can manifest with a variety of shared clinical features, including maculopapular exanthema, severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs), angioedema, pruritus[]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    The painful swelling of the skin causes a burning sensation. This may be relieved by cooling the affected areas in cold water.[] EPP usually presents in early childhood or infancy, with painful burning and pruritus within minutes of light exposure.[] A few minutes of exposure to the sun induces pruritus, erythema, swelling and pain. Longer periods of exposure may induce second degree burns.[]

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