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Is light therapy a type of anti-itch treatment?

Light therapy or phototherapy is sometimes considered a treatment option in extreme cases of itchy skin. It is believed that exposure to ultraviolet light may help to relieve itching. However, this therapy can take several sessions to work and even after multiple sessions, success is not guaranteed.

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