Why iching happens

Asked by  | 16th Aug, 2009, 12:08: AM

Expert Answer:

 Itching is skin tingling or irritation that makes you want to scratch the itchy area. It's a symptom of many health conditions. Common causes are

  • Allergic reactions
  • Eczema
  • Dry skin
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Irritating chemicals
  • Parasites such as pinworms, scabies and head lice
  • Pregnancy
  • Rashes
  • Reactions to medicines

Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2009, 09:59: AM

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