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Synonyms for itchiness

an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

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You can purchase convenient ointments or cream that can relieve the sting and itchiness.
Determining the cause of itchiness can be challenging.
Bacterial infections are itchy in animals and it's not uncommon for an animal with an infection to suddenly attack one infected area because the itchiness there became intolerable.
We defined a case-patient as any player who had eye redness and 1 of the following ocular signs or symptoms since April 21: pain, discharge, swelling, or itchiness.
Itchiness may finally have its own sensory highway.
We even see patients stop taking life-saving medications because they cause such horrible itchiness all over," says Xinzhong Dong, a Howard Hughes early career scientist and associate professor of neuroscience at the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The report said she remains under treatment because she suffers itchiness in her hands and legs.
You can also experience swelling, itchiness, eczema, cramps and a feeling of heaviness in the legs.
Persistent itchiness (pruritus) has many causes and is the most common skin problem among seniors.
There are also medicines that can help the itchiness.
The oil extracted from sweet almonds is used is cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries as it moisturizes and strengthens dry skins, relieves itchiness, and speeds up the recovery of dermal diseases and superficial burns.
Louis knocked out those cells in mice, it alleviated their itchiness without affecting their ability to sense pain -- work that opens a possible new target for creating better itch relievers.
This is a bacterial infection of the ear canal that can cause itchiness, discharge, pain and a degree of hearing loss.
Teams spent four weekends in and around central Birmingham asking people if their eyes had some of the typical sensations of dry eye such as grittiness, itchiness, stickiness or burning.
Eczema is excruciatingly painful, causing itchiness and weeping.