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Ever Wondered Why Does The Tip Of Your Nose Itch?

Itchy nose is one of the most annoying things to deal with. Fortunately, several remedies are available to rescue you off this. But, as the old wives tales say, it's an omen. But wait! Is it really as bad as they say? Read on to find out.

Ever Wondered Why Does The Tip Of Your Nose Itch?

Ever Wondered Why Does The Tip Of Your Nose Itch?

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When do you get an itch?

When do you get an itch?

You get an itch when your skin is irritated by some external sources. 

Itches AKA Pruritus.

Itches AKA Pruritus.

Allergies are a common cause of pruritus. So is it possible that us 'nose scratchers' are allergic to something in our food?

So, are you food allergic?

So, are you food allergic?

Your immune system becomes activated when you eat something (edible) you are allergic to. 

And that's when series of unfortunate events begin. It can be mild or severe.

And that's when series of unfortunate events begin. It can be mild or severe.

'Anaphylaxis' is the worst type of allergic reaction and it can turn out to be lethal. Histamine goes berserk, and it disturbs the body functioning. Lips and eyes swell followed by nausea, skin rashes, wheezing, and difficulty in breathing.

Are you wondering which food item you might be allergic to?

Are you wondering which food item you might be allergic to?

Answer: Eating Histamine. Soy sauce, Chinese Food, red wine, mature cheese, pizzas, cured hams, beer, tomato puree, fish, and shellfish.

'Itchy nose' also follows a bizarre superstition.

'Itchy nose' also follows a bizarre superstition.

Old wives tales suggest that an itchy nose signifies the arrival of a guest or a mail/letter. 


Another superstition says that itchy nose signifies a loss of temper...

Another superstition says that itchy nose signifies a loss of temper...

...or you will find yourself in a middle of an argument. 

Other superstitions surrounding itchy nose include that someone is talking about you...

Other superstitions surrounding itchy nose include that someone is talking about you...

...perhaps even spread rumors about you, or that you are going to receive money soon.

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