foot! As I posted on another post, I have some permanent nerve damage in my right foot from a ruptured disk in 1996, specifically around my big toe and the bottom of my foot there. The skin is numb and even tingly from time to time, but there's this totally maddening, deep itch underneath where it's numb. There's absolutely no infection or fungus or athlete's foot on my foot, nothing there whatsoever, but this itch is so deep inside, it's hard to scratch it! The only thing I can do to relieve it is (and don't laugh, even though this is ridiculous!) use one of those old fashioned spikey plastic electric rollers to scratch and scratch and scratch until I've scratched "deep enough" to stop the itch. Last night I scratched so hard I caused a blister on the skin of my foot, and not for the first time either. Has anyone ever experienced a deep itch that they just can't scratch? Could this be related to the nerve damage??