Why does an itch move when you scratch it?

This head scratcher has left us all itching to find the answer.
11 March 2022
Presented by Otis Kingsman
Production by Otis Kingsman.


a ginger tabby cat scratching itself


Mariam has been itching to find an answer to the question of "When I scratch an itch, the itch seems to move around my body. And I want to know why this is." Dr Yvonne Couch from the Radcliffe Department of Medicine spoke to Otis Kingsman...


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