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a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite

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a strong restless desire

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an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

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have or perceive an itch

have a strong desire or urge to do something

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But the mice appeared normal in other ways: They responded to pain and itchy chemicals in the same way normal mice do, suggesting the body has a dedicated, specific way of detecting mechanical itch, Ma says.
had achieved improvements in itch after three days and 84% of patients using Enstilar[sup.
For a short time, nerve cells in the spinal cord carry pain signals to the brain instead of itch signals.
But as serotonin spreads from the brain into the spinal cord, we found the chemical can 'jump the tracks,' moving from pain-sensing neurons to nerve cells that influence itch intensity.
What stimulates the itch in psoriasis is likely different from what stimulates the itch associated with nerve damage.
Potential licensees in the personal accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Columbus Itch Scratcher on a worldwide basis.
Simon added:"I'm really looking forward to coming to Aberdeen'sTechFest to talk ITCH and element hunting.
Our new Itch Relief Patches are ideal for active families who want to have fun outdoors and on vacation, and not worry about their kids' insect bites getting infected from scratching or messy anti-itch creams wiping off on their clothes," says Penny Caudill, product manager for BeKOOOL, a brand of Dalton, Ga.
When they exposed the mice itchy substances, they did not itch.
Itch is mediated by a complex neurophysiological reaction under the control of distinct nerve path ways.
Dubai: An ex-flight attendant is demanding an apology and refund from Emirates airline for offloading her because of an itch.
And, in particular, it was watching another person scratching - rather than seeing the cause of an itch - that made people feel itchy themselves.
What used to be called the "seven-year itch" should perhaps be renamed the "five-year itch," as marital strains and stress are coming earlier, according to a study by Creighton University's Center for Marriage and Family.
What's an itch and why does it go away after you scratch it?
For daytime use, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors provide itch relief without the drowsiness associated with sedatives.