Sentence Examples


  • Intense itching in the external genitalia in women (pruritus vulvae) may be due to candidiasis (yeast), hormonal changes, or the use of certain spermicides or vaginal suppositories, ointments, or deodorants.
  • The pruritus often creates a vicious cycle of itching and scratching, which leads to more widespread rash, which leads to more itching.
  • Adults who have hemorrhoids, anal fissure, or persistent diarrhea may notice itching around the anus (called pruritus ani).
  • The lesions of AD are accompanied by intense pruritus, which is the medical term for itching.
  • The itching (pruritus) from scabies is worse after a hot shower and at night.