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I Itch

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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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    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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    becca9011 becca9011 16-17, F Jul 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I think itching is worse than pain in most cases.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 10

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    Does itching of the ******* count?
    thelonerinyourbed thelonerinyourbed 70+, T 6 days ago

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    camitheboss camitheboss 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    “Somewhere, far down, there was an itch in his heart, but he made it a point not to scratch it. He was afraid of what might come leaking out.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief...
    Aurora202 Aurora202 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Here's a poem that came up last night. I named it "This Time"..here goes..."The last time we met/Was a day of soothing summer rain/Of last smiles, unknown last words,/That itched...
    waterflame waterflame 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My bf was addicted to wow, our dates all about wow And now im like allergic to wow, it makes me itchy:)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    This is going to be quite a boring story compared to some of my others but I just feel the need to let people know about my experiences with this plant. About 5 or 6 yrs ago I...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm lyin' here on the floor where you left me I think I took too much I'm crying here, what have you done? I thought it would be fun I can't stay on your life support, There's a...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I can't believe this is an actual "thing". I ran into a few sites today after inputting "back injury" and "itch" after researching my thoracic injury for almost 3.5 years. My...
    WreckedSpine WreckedSpine 46-50 5 days ago

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    😅Murphy's Laws which you have not studied in schools: 💮 Law of Equality : The time taken by a wife when she says 'I'll get ready in 5 minutes!' is exactly EQUAL to the...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I had never heard of it til my mom had it. She has COPD, so she also gets fluid in her legs sometimes. Her legs have swollen so big they actually burst open. It's probably why she...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 10

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    Hi everyone! Any feedback on this would be great! My story is long so I apologize in advance!!! My husband and I are newly married however we have been together for 10 years now...
    maimee2005 maimee2005 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Every time I get a vision of the future, I feel a little weird feeling in the middle of my two eyes. When I itch it, it feels like as if the itch is inside my skin or not there...
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Every time I get a vision of the future, I feel a little weird feeling in the middle of my two eyes. When I itch it, it feels like as if the itch is inside my skin or not there...
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Every time I get a vision of the future, I feel a little weird feeling in the middle of my two eyes. When I itch it, it feels like as if the itch is inside my skin or not there...
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M Aug 13

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    I am at a loss and need some help! I went to urgent care in February because I had this horribly terrible rash that itched uncontrollably and was painful. I had clusters of what...
    SweetJFowler SweetJFowler 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    On Aug. 2, a clean-looking man with welts all over his body tried to hug on me & lean all over me, & I pulled back & tried to get away from him. He was a weird, sick, pervy creep...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am sadly coming to the realization that my spouse and I never really had a marriage. We weren't even good at dating. The first Valentine's day we had an argument...I don't even...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 20 Responses Aug 20

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    Though a lot of men seem to be fine with it. It's been interesting for me to see over the years how much men don't seem to care about disparaging words or sentiments about our...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    My mind is on an endless cycle. Thoughts pulsate in my head, louder than my voice and more consistent than my heart. There's no other way to describe it than an itch. An itch to...
    IvyEstelle IvyEstelle 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: it’s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I feel like I'm losing the few friends I have and I have a metaphorical itch to make new friends and get to know people. I'm going to a new school after this summer so this would...
    cathydaisy cathydaisy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    One of the many things I miss is a good back scratching. I have had an itch all day I cannot reach. He instinctively would go to the exact spot. Sigh....... I always miss him...
    NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I have been taking nitrofurantoin for a week because of a water infection I had my last tablet on friday night and then I started itching really bad all day saturday, today it has...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Aug 3

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    I was diagnosed with HSV in December of last year. I was scared, and reacted in the absolute worst way possible (endless tears, tantrums, and having visions of killing my fianc...
    QuietChristi QuietChristi 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Well I believe in them, I'm not obsessed with them or anything :P Well the first time I encountered one was when me and my sisters were at my aunt's house and I was in the attic...
    FlowerFollower FlowerFollower 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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    This is my first contact with a PLS forum, even though it's been seven years since my first symptom appeared and a year-and-a-half since I got my "official" diagnosis. I'm a 75...
    OzGirl14 OzGirl14 70+, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm new to this kind of site but it means a lot to me to know that I'm not the only person going through all this. At the onset of puberty, I had very bad cystic acne which lasted...
    kittiestface kittiestface 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    When you get an itch on your foot, that's torture lol :p
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Alrighty ladies.. Ive broken down and trying to quit my ADDICTION cold turkey.. yet again. I have put my MM on block from all contact. I know I will start itching in desperation...
    kelyse2506 kelyse2506 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 5

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    I have just been diagnosed with EIA after cycling John O Groats 2 Lands End in 9 days. (Over 100 miles each day) On day 2 my ankles were very sore so I started taking NSAIDs. Day 4...
    sarahEIA sarahEIA 41-45, F Aug 6

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    I've been watching a lot of Marilyn Monroe movies lately and I really like them! They are hilarious. I just finished Seven Year Itch.
    autumnwinds20 autumnwinds20 22-25, F Aug 7

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    There's no need to say that I'm not or that I'm overthinking things; I just know. I can't say I'm sorry because I still have pride. It's a part of me I just can't remove. But I...
    Acra101 Acra101 16-17, F Aug 8

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    My private is so itchy. It craves the physical touch it. I need the man part 😉
    trumpetthegirl trumpetthegirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    It was my first time hiking today, and I am in love. I've had the itch for a while and I never thought scratching would feel so good. I hiked for 3 and a half hours along the...
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I've learned that the saliva that the mosquito spits into you after it sucks your blood is what causes the itch. When you scratch them, it spreads the saliva around making the bump...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Believe it or not Monistat cleared up my HS. Antibiotics worked for as long as I was taking them then it seemed to always come back with a vengeance. but for some reason monistat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    Especially when an area of my face is really itchy and my urge to scratch hits the roof.
    thatonecollegekid thatonecollegekid 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Wow. This new format will take some getting used to. For those who remember me, I'm trying to hunt down y'all and catch up. ;-) My old username was ARestlessSoul, and I was on...
    ARestlessSoul ARestlessSoul 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    My sissy and i put itchy powder in a VERY VERY sensitive place
    camitheboss camitheboss 13-15, F 11 Responses Aug 10

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    As a kid, I had a rebellious mentality and it often turned into a horrible experience. I remember once, my mom and I were out for a walk. She told me not to go into the bush...
    FierceEnigma FierceEnigma 18-21, F Aug 11