I have had the same itch for 27 years. It comes and goes, sometimes ongoing for many days, months, years @ a time. Most always at bedtime or when I start t o relax. I have been awakened by it lots and lots of times. I have even put scalding hot wet towels on my arm(s) to stop the itch. The pain is much more bearable. Ice is a nightly bedtime companion for me.

Posted By Janet on August 24, 2010 at 21:51:35:

In Reply to: Re: Intense localized itching on arms posted by Jonathan on January 19, 2009 at 20:47:21:

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