Your QuestionI have aquagenic pruritus. I recently changed my diet to a diet very low in sugar and high in salt. Within the first week I noticed an extreme improvement, and now after 4 weeks I have actually forgotten that I had aquagenic pruritis. Is anything known regarding this diet and aquagenic pruritis?
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One challenge to treatment, is that the cause of aquagenic puritis is not well understood and is thought to differ among people with this condition. This impacts how people respond to treatment. There is a study titled Pathogenesis of Physical Induced Urticarial Syndromes that is being conducted at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that may be of interest to you. Findings from this study may aid in the understanding of aquagenic puritis and its treatment. To learn more, click on the title above.
We strongly recommend that questions regarding aquagenic puritis treatment be discussed with a healthcare provider.
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