Why Does a Wound Itch When Healing?

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When your body is healing from a wound, it will itch. Many doctors say that the itching is caused by histamines in the scab that irritate the skin around the wound. It may also be the result of the scab tugging on the skin.
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Because all the white blood cells are going to fight the infection and the white blood cells come to the infected area and are near the surface of the skin causing an itching feeling
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