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Quetiepi
February 27th, 2012, 06:34 PM
I had to do a lice head check today at the center for Developmentally Disabled adults today.

I ITCH! I don't have lice, but I am itching from horn to hoof.

Make it stop! If I take an antihistamine, will that make it go away?

Sillage
February 27th, 2012, 06:49 PM
Peep this (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8408592/Itching-really-can-be-contagious-scientists-prove.html)

I know I start feeling itchy when I start thinking about things like lice, fleas, etc.

lostchyld
February 27th, 2012, 06:58 PM
I'd try the antihistamine. And distract myself.

Quetiepi
February 27th, 2012, 07:30 PM
Thanks guys for the tips! I took the antihistamine a few minutes ago. I hope it works.

RapunzelKat
February 27th, 2012, 08:10 PM
Arrgh, I hate the phantom itch feeling! :bigeyes: If the antihistamine doesn't work, I would suggest a nice hot shower :) And a distracting TV show.