Skin conditions like psoriasis,dermatitis and hives, internal diseases like liver and kidney disorders,diabetes, iron deficiency anemia, irritation and allergic reactions to chemicals,wool,soaps,cosmetics and certain foods can cause itchy skin.
apply an anti-itch cream
or lotion to the affected area. Oral antihistamine
, such as Benadryl can also be used. You should take a comfortably cool bath and wear smooth-textured cotton clothing.