What is Pruritus?
Pruritus is the medical term for itching.
Why treat pruritus?
Pruritus can have a severe impact on your quality of life. Scratching can damage the skin by causing sores or thick, dark areas of skin.
How is pruritus treated at DTLA Derm?
Our board-certified dermatologists will perform an evaluation and, if needed, a biopsy or skin scraping to diagnose your condition. We will prescribe medications and provide wound care instructions. We also offer special services for itching, such as phototherapy