A 39-year-old member asked:
Why does itching an ant bite feel so good?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dentistry 9 years experience
Stimulant: Everytime you scratch any itch, you are either
a-removing the irritant
b- stimulating the blood flow to the area which moves the histamine which is causing the itch.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 22, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.