initapplette, are you itching? Help inside. Also, taz: feel better sooooon!→
Have you got The Poison Ivy? Here's a way to kill the itch (you may already know this):
Run hot hot hot water over your itchy parts until the water feels icy. It takes a bit, and be careful not to scald yourself, but it works like a charm.
It overloads the nerves and scrambles the signal, and the itch will go away for hours