Our expert says:
Stop Smoking Advice
Well done on the 6 months - that's a serious mile stone!
Itching is a symptom of nicotine withdrawal, but not usually so long after quitting smoking. There are many possible causes for skin itching, including reaction to certain medications.
As you've experienced this for several months now, you should consult your doctor about it, and about trying a topical cream to ease it.
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