Why Do Scabs Itch?

Answer

The body reacts to injuries by producing histamine, which is contained in the scab formation as part of the healing process. Histamines can irritate the skin and cause the scab to itch. Scabs itch when they start pulling away from the new layer of skin underneath them.
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Because the injury that caused the scab is starting to heal and this is indicated by the itching. Try some topical anti-itch creams to help the itch.
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