Now beside himself, he decided the only way to get some kind of relief would be to jump in the shower as quickly as he could.
He raced into the bathroom, stripped off his clothes revealing a wrinkly body with huge red weals all over it. He jumped under a hot shower - too hot a shower as it turned out.
The itching continued; he still kept on scratching. Relief came, if you could call it that, when he first started to scratch his wrinkly skin away from his flesh, which immediately bled.
And yet he was compelled to continue, screaming!