Drawbacks of too much itching

Itching, also known as scratching, is a natural reflex to relieve itching & irritation on the skin.

Skin Damage

Skin Damage

Constant inching can damage the skin, leading to scratches, cuts, & bruises. This can also cause the skin to become inflamed, which can lead to further itching.

Broken skin due to excessive inching can increase the risk of infection. Bacteria & other harmful organisms can enter the body through open wounds, leading to various infections. 


Frequent scratching can leave scars on the skin, especially in areas where the skin is already thin or sensitive.


Prolonged inching can cause the skin to become discolored, particularly in darker-skinned individuals. 


Excessive inching can also have psychological effects, such as anxiety, depression, and decreased quality of life.

Psychological effects:

In summary, while inching can provide temporary relief, excessive & prolonged itching can have several negative effects on the body. 

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