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Synonyms for itching

an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

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However, this is the exact opposite of when the underneath of my foot is itching.
Steinhoff also said that researchers are attempting to improve their understanding of atopic dermatitis by investigating the interaction between the nervous system, which transmits the itching sensation from the skin to the brain, and the immune system.
which continues to innovate with brand messaging around its Sting-Kill and Fire Out products formulated to deliver relief from pain and itching associated with insect bites.
Entry criteria included patients suffering from moderate or severe itching with mild to severe atopic dermatitis excluding only the most severe patients with an upper limit of 80 on total SCORAD (average baseline total SCORAD=47).
One notable category trend is the rise of Gen Xers and Millennials, who as major demographics in the over-the-counter market "are turning to affordable treatments like Itch-X Gel as a first-line defense to manage general itching," says Ben Knopke, marketing manager at B.
The compound was remarkably effective for a 41-year-old man with a recalcitrant case of brachioradial pruritus--a neuropathic condition characterized by upper-extremity itching (JAMA Dermatol.
Intense itching and dry, irritable skin are not the only problems facing adults with eczema.
The brain responds to the pain by releasing the nerve-signalling chemical serotonin, which stimulates more itching.
The same vicious cycle of itching and scratching is thought to occur in humans, and the research provides new clues that may help break that cycle, particularly in people who experience chronic itching.
The association was even stronger in adolescents who reported eczema with itching (OR, 3.
Itching, also known as pruritus, is a common symptom of many skin conditions.
Researchers have started figuring out what chronic itching is all about.
A rise in body temperature after exercise may also cause itching as well as hives.
The invention's unique design provides its users with a comfortable way to thoroughly alleviate the discomfort of itching.