This website was created for patients suffering from itch.
Our goal is to help you better understand your condition and its possible causes, so you can more easily find the best possible treatments.
Please know that the information provided by Itch Insight is not medical advice. Always consult with your doctor or licensed healthcare professional for a comprehensive understanding and management of your condition. That being said, we hope this website can serve as a valuable tool for you, supporting you in navigating the medical landscape and in making informed decisions about your care in tandem with your healthcare provider.
Itch Insight is the vision of Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, FAAD, who is a world-renowned itch expert and who established this website in partnership with Advancing Innovation in Dermatology, Inc., a nonprofit organization. Our team consists of volunteer researchers and clinicians and nonprofit professionals.
We believe that everyone suffering from itch deserves relief, and we’re committed to providing you with resources to help you get that. If you find Itch Insight helpful, please spread the word about this website so that others with itch may also benefit.
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