He just started taking prednisone, Could this be what is causing it?
Perhaps. Generally people can itch at first but it ought to go away quickly because the immune system is slowing down. What exactly is he being treated for and what is the dose? Are you certain it is not related to his illness? Watch closely in case he is allergic to something.
- Prednisone Information for Consumers
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