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Itchy skin behind knees

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: October 14, 2021 3:43 PM

Anonymous 50 days

My daughter 4 years of age has been itching behind her knees on both legs. It gets more severe during night and sometimes she wakes up in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep because of the itching.

Dr Sashini Seeni 50 days
General Practitioner

Hello!
Thank you for your query.

Based on the information above, we understand that you are concern about your 4 years-old daughter experiencing itchiness behind her knees at night. We will try to help you.

For your information, itchiness experienced by your daughter can be caused by many diseases. Such as:

  • insect bites
  • psoriasis
  • dermatitis
  • allergic reactions
  • medicine side effects
  • henoch-schonlein purpura

The list above is a general disease that may cause itchiness experienced by your daughter. We are unable to give accurate treatment advice and diagnosis without complete medical history, physical examination and clinical test.

For more information, we suggests you refer this problem to our doctors via online consultation. Hope this answers your questions.
Thank you.

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