Leg Itching

Legs | Dermatology | Leg Itching (Symptom)


Leg itch is a sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the leg.


The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of leg itch: (i) Xerotic eczema (ii) Senile pruritis (iii) Atopic dermatitis (iv) Contact dermatitis (v) Infestations (vi) Infection (vii) Obstructive biliary disease (viii) Chronic renal failure (ix) Malignancy (x) Medications (xi) Neurodermatitis (xii) Diabetes (xiii) Peripheral nerve damage (see Nerve symptoms) (xiv) Cholestasis disease of pregnancy (xv) Leg rash (xvi) Venous eczema (xvii) Scabies (xviii) Insect bites.