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The 10 Itches You Should Never Scratch

Health An itch can drive you absolutely crazy, but there are times when scratching only makes it worse—throwing your body’s inflammatory response into high gear. Dry skin Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock The most common reason for itching occurs when your skin’s protective outer layer, the stratum corneum, gets parched. Ceramides, special lipids that act as a barrier to […]