A 18-year-old male asked:
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i have rash thats over heart, i scratch it constantly. it has gone away/come back fo 6 mths. will i hurt my heart by constantly vigorously scratching?

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Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Won't hurt heart...: Skin can itch, your heart does not. It's still best to get it checked out by a dermatologist and get treated. Why suffer with the itching when it can be treated?
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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