Other conditions cause itchy skin as well. Skin conditions like
psoriasis,dermatitis,lice,scabies and hives, internal diseases like
liver and kidney disorders, iron deficiency anemia, irritation and allergic reactions to chemicals,wool,soaps,cosmetics and certain foods can cause itchy skin.
You can apply an anti-itch cream or lotion to the affected area. Oral antihistamine, such as Benadryl or Claritin can also be used.