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I Itch

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    The 47 Year Itch

    Like Baloo, I've always thought it to be one of life's great pleasures; a zit on the back, a tangle in the hair, a scab on my knee - always succumb to the temporary relief of a good scratch.  But now, in my dotage, I've developed stigmatic eczema.  It makes me itch but I...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jun 9, 2011

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    For The Last Couple Of Weeks...

    I have been itching incessantly. All over. Nothing visible, other than the reddened skin from clawing at myself... I thought it might be dry skin from the weather, but I never get that...and couldn't think of anything that had changed...I hand't changed shampoo or body wash...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 20 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Stupid Scar

    I wake up everyday now with this stupid scar burning and itching. Is this normal? I've nothing to compare it to but maybe it's a regular thing that I wasn't informed of? Anyone w/ answers please let me know! (hurry before I scratch a hole in my neck!)
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    MAKE It Stop

    Not sure what it is but my forearm is red and itchy. Normally it happens when I clean the bathroom as I seem to be allergic to the cleaner but I didn't come in contact with anything intentionally this morning. It's making me crazy as it itches like mad and I've scratched it raw...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    I Get Itchy Irritations A Lot

    on my face, torso and back and around the vaginal areas I have to use gentle products in the winter months and especially in August with the westly winds I use a lot of products like Derma Veen or other sorbelene products the skin just gets so sensative and easily irritated...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Booooooooooooooobah

    my left boob itches. :/ Why, dear Boob, Why do you itch? and why am i even telling you this??
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2008

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    becca9011 becca9011 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Related Experiences

    I'll try to make this short as possible, a few months back, I'm talking late December or early January. I was laying with my Pitbull, the next day I started to get little itchy...
    anonymousnorthxo anonymousnorthxo 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    My story started in June 2013. I started itching all over my body. Sometimes it was on my legs, sometimes it was on my arms but most of the time it was on my hips, torso and chest...
    kimmcoates kimmcoates 41-45, F Jul 17

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    I know this will be the most outlandish thing you have heard of but I need advice on my legs. This ha been happening for a year but it has now taken full control and overtaken my...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    When I was about 13 I'd have very slight itching when I got out of the shower and my whole family thought it was bizarre and because I didn't clean the shower properly... Which I...
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So it was near my hairline & it was black, that's all I noticed before I threw it across the room. My head has been horribly itching for the past week & I haven't been exposed to...
    stacie123456 stacie123456 16-17 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The other day, I saw a woman I totally could have just buried my head in between her legs. Just shaking my head. I want no other intimate relationship than the one I have with my...
    DoctrineDark DoctrineDark 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    They are not bad allergies, and I only have a mild reaction but damn it's annoying as hell. If I stay out in the sun for two long I get Pmle, usually takes about 30-60 minutes...
    Xandraelle Xandraelle 18-21, M Jul 4

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    okay me and my partner has sex about 7 days ago and he said he doesn't think he pulled out in time, well last night I was just nodding if to sleep when my left nipple became super...
    becca470 becca470 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    It took me 34 years to figure it out, but thankfully I have an answer to my health problems. I've suffered for years from numerous ailments, went through numerous medical...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    ok - if yor skin is itchy so what i mean is if your acne is itchy then it is an allergic reaction- ths tends to e cystic/nodular acne.- Common allergies include; gluten , nuts...
    Markedgirl Markedgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I have had eczema all my life and my doctor always used to tell me I would grow out of it by the time i was 12 but it never happened. I am now 17 and i am having a very bad flare...
    emilyjane12 emilyjane12 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hoping for Advice -Hi anyone, I have had HSV-1 for over 8 months now. At first I had outbreaks consistently for the first two months. The first month was really bad, second month...
    JamesMTN JamesMTN 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    My health anxiety has gotten so much worse, heartbeat awareness three trips to the er because of the heartbeat awareness because I'm afraid if I don't go my heart will stop. I've...
    Woahitsmeg Woahitsmeg 18-21 Jul 1

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    I know the remedy,:, I was staying in a motel and I contracted scabies from a girl that was trying to be my friend, I went to the ER and the receptionist told me some classified...
    saumanie saumanie 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Um. So. Yeah. I do have ONE allergy. It's not your normal "peanut" of "cinnamon" allergy. I'm allergic to marijuana, lol. I was at this small smoking circle with one of my friends...
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I was simply itching a bug bite I had and not even knowing it, I scratched through layers of skin and now have an open wound :/ I did it out of habit and didn't even realize I was...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I am a seventeen year old girl who should be enjoying life. But I don't. Instead I wake up and the first thing on my mind is holes. I hate it and I want my trypophobia to go away...
    kierstypoobear kierstypoobear 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I found out about my hpv last year at what I thought was going to be a routine pap-smer. After the exam was over my doctor told me that I had some genital warts that I had been...
    Billiejean92 Billiejean92 18-21 1 Response Jul 2

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    back in 1996 there was a large fire (over 77,000) acres burned that was about 20 miles away. There was so much poison oak burned in the fire that the air was Saturated with the...
    Naskura Naskura 26-30, M Jul 4

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    My ear itches and I have no Q-tips. Boo!
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I am from making good old homemade biscuits from Crisco and buttermilk I am from the wooden floors old, creaky It was too noisy to sneak up on someone or quickly fall...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I don't know how young I was. 3-4 when my cousin started. I have a Easter picture of me in a little blue dress and red tights. I remember hiding the ruined tights. We would go into...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Oh. My. God. When you have an itchy leg, then you manage to scratch it perfectly.....it's like a f*cking leg ******😱
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 5

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    The irony of leaving a relationship is that you start to crave one after you've called it quits. I am such a moron. I feel so frustrated but I just don't want to itch my scratch...
    schemily03 schemily03 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    I had a sudden urge to post my experience of MS with anyone who would read. I have only been on this journey since January, but boy has it been a long one. I am only 20 years old...
    youngwildfreedom youngwildfreedom 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Laying alone in bed with my fan on and my air cleaner on medium. My nose is itchy and my eyes are red and damp. I feel like a dssopointment. A disappointment who can't do anything...
    skylerGrace skylerGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I have Oral Allergy Syndrome. For those who aren't aware of what it is; it basically means that I can't eat raw fruits or vegetables, or else I'll succumb to an itchy mouth/throat...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Mind of Mirrors I glance in a mirror, I realise I fear her, This feral dirty *****. She's scratching where I itch. She glares through her hair, I'm caught in her stare. Who is...
    Nataliefosterdoglover Nataliefosterdoglover 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Ever since I started school I felt I was never a 'pretty' girl for different reasons the main reason being I had really bad and noticeable eczema( a skin condition that makes ur...
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I wish I didn't go anywhere last night... I have 34 freaking bites from Mosquitos. I'm so itchy.... This sucks
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Why does my family hate me so much? Ever since my nephew was born they completely forgot about me they just don't care anymore they favour him like they did me now i don't even get...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I am half Chinese, three-eighths Black and one-eighths Native American (Choctaw). I am from Hawaii. I grew up raised to accept people and love one another no matter our differences...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    my first experience with self harm was when i was 11. i started because i felt so unloved,unwanted,hopeless, not good enough, i could go on with a bunch of things. i remember...
    wantingperfection wantingperfection 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Exercise. No I'm being serious. It's actually caused by histamine production through exercise. It also is why I'm even more sensitive to Benadryl's drowsy medicine (it contains an...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I decided to take a bath in hot water and cayenne pepper to relieve the itch; it worked, yet it tingled my family jewels. Maybe the mites were there also; no holes barred. Dried...
    Mites Mites 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Ok...so I did a spell like 5 hours ago and now I think I'm having side affects because my legs are itchy and kind of in pain, I also have the weird urge to sing? What do you think...
    thegmonster thegmonster 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Horses dogs cats, all of them. It's awful. I sneeze 100 times a minute and get all itchy and my eyes water. That's why I dislike animals.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I developed a bartholin cyst the size of a marble. After seeing my primary care doctor; she put me on an antibiotic called Bactrim 800/160 taking two pills a day for 10 days...
    misslace86 misslace86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    The first time I ever came inside a girl with neither of us being protected was so awaome. Me and gf were sick not getting any feeling cause the rubbers took it away. So be both...
    Idbw Idbw 31-35 1 Response Jul 12

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    I should let everyone know that i was born with some sensitivity that is higher then any other guy or person on the globe... I can handle any tough situation and will keep it...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 12