Why do we itch?

The average person experiences dozens of individual itches each day. We’ve all experienced the annoyance of an inconvenient itch — but have you ever pondered why we itch in the first place? Is there actually an evolutionary purpose to the itch, or is it simply there to annoy us? Emma Bryce digs deep into the skin to find out.

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+1 1. Burimi commented 184 days ago

Since we are talking about itches;

https://youtu.be/Nzba9ZbyH70?t=5s
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+2 2. thundersnow commented 184 days ago

Great, now I'm itching all over....8-)
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0 3. andyjk10 commented 182 days ago

mosquito itch!:( damn you mosquitos