Some itches go away on their own and some others are persistent to the point where it almost drives you crazy!
In such cases, the more you scratch your skin, the worse the itchiness gets, as a result of the body’s inflammatory response.
There are plenty of skin conditions that can cause itchiness, on top of which are dry skin, skin allergies, and eczema. These skin conditions among others are estimated to affect over 85 million people in the United States.
On this list, you will find the 7 types of itches that you shouldn’t scratch if you don’t want to make them far worse than they already are. For example, you may end up with a rash, scaly skin patches, or red and tender skin, so you shouldn’t scratch no matter what.
Read on to find out all about these 7 cases of itchiness and keep your hands to yourself!