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comment Why Do Healing Wounds Feel Warmer To The Touch?
@Amory: I'm not asking for medical advice. I want to know why wounds are warmer than normal, please don't misread the question.
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comment Why Is The Toughness Of Skin Different On Different Parts Of The Body?
@WYSIWYG do you want to post that as a more detailed answer so I can accept and close this?
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comment Why Do Nerve Signals Get Crossed?
@Armatus yes, it does correspond. If I stop scratching the itch, the touch sensation on other area of body stops, and if I start again it starts. I can't reproduce it later on, maybe because I can't find the exact spot the itch was, which is where the error is being triggered. If it is a random error, how and why would such a thing occur?
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comment Why Do Nerve Signals Get Crossed?
@Armatus I've only observed it happening when there is a random itch, but no prior itching, but not all itches have it happen. That's why it is so rare, I've only experienced it around two dozen times in the past ~15yrs. I'm 23, I'm assuming it may have happened when I was younger, but I never thought much of it since was just a kid.
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comment Why Do Nerve Signals Get Crossed?
@Armatus well the last time it happened I got an itch on the back of my arm and scratched it only to feel the scratching on my lower back. I don't recall which body axis they were at, I'll have to note that next time it happens, but it's rare. No, it does not occur on skin that was itching before.
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comment Why Do Nerve Signals Get Crossed?
@terdon: Thanks for the links, but interesting as they are they don't answer why the touch signals get crossed =o(. Irregardless if it is an itch or another form of touch, the brain should not be interpreting a touch on one part of the body as coming from another part. My question is why this mixup occurs and how the brain is incorrectly processing it.