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The randomized, vehicle-controlled crossover study recorded cowhage-induced itch intensity and duration in 48 healthy subjects before and after treatment with TriCalm, 2% diphenhydramine, 1% hydrocortisone, and a hydrogel vehicle (Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol.
The 50 patients with itching ears were asked to use a visual analogue scale (VAS) to evaluate the itch, the period of itching, and the medications used for the itch.
We see an opportunity in the market to innovate with a full line of skincare healing products that stop the itch from various reactions," says Frank Meyer, chief marketing officer at Littleton, N.
Mechanical itch may help explain why clothes or dry skin can be itchy.
Until better options are developed to manage eczema and itch, doctors should remind patients of the side effects of their medication, and encourage them to use caution when out and about and to avoid situations like driving while using sedating antihistamines.
But as serotonin spreads from the brain into the spinal cord, we found the chemical can 'jump the tracks,' moving from pain-sensing neurons to nerve cells that influence itch intensity.
The finding, in mice, suggests the old wives' tale about resisting the urge to scratch an itch has a scientific basis.
These associations were even more significant in adolescents who reported eczema with itch, compared with those who had eczema without itch.
If itching goes on long enough, it can take over neurons that transmit pain -- which may be why chronic itch is so agonizing.
Living with Itch: A Patient's Guide provides a powerful coverage and comes from itch researchers and clinicians who consider the physiological events that cause itch.
com)-- An innovative new product designed to provide its users with a convenient manner of scratching a difficult to reach area, the Columbus Itch Scratcher, has been developed by Jim Columbus of Sarasota, Florida.