Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
Muddle-headed Kay
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OK, *itch* *scratch* a question.

Somebody may know the answer to this, or they may have a dermatologist friend (dermatologists do have friends, yes?)... I've looked everywhere I can think of, and no dice.

Why, if I scratch an itch, will some other part of my body itch at the same time? f'rinstance, I had an itch this afternoon on the back of my right forearm, and itching it produced a very localised itch on the tragus of my right ear. Poking there started one about halfway along my sixth rib on the left side of my back. And so on.

Do I have a weirdly-wired switching network in there, or what?
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