Sometimes Itching, like Yawning, Can be Contagious

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 10:31 in Health & Medicine

Dermatologist Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been researching what's known as "contagious itch." Contagious itch is visually transmitted, said Yosipovitch, and anecdotal evidence suggests it occurs in daily life when we see other people itch and scratch.

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