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essential oils to help stop incision from itching

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Leave it alone!: Try to not itch the area, especially for the next few days as the wound heals. You could try taking some Benedryl. Sometimes scratching around the s ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Be patient.: Itching is a symptom of healing, so be patient with it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hard to say: First determine the cause of the itching: 1) if it is due to ingrown hairs, depilation may help. 2) if it is due to histamine or inflammation, antihis ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Brueck
47 years experience Plastic Surgery
Itchy scar: You could try soem scar creams, ice works great or soem over the counter cortisone cramwwwbeautybybrueck.Com.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Post op issues: Best to go IMMEDIATELY to see your surgeon or Urgent Care center...Sounds like wound dehiscence who possible infection or abscess/hematoma formation. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mercurochrome!: Dang, i haven't thought of this since my abuelita used to paint us with it. It's merbromin (mercurochrome, merbromine, sodium mercurescein, asceptich ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic: You might have developed an allergy contact skin allergy to jojoba oil. Stop using it and try topical hydrocoritsone cream and see if it helps.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Jock itch: If a recurrent problem for 8 years you warrant evaluation. Medical issues such as diabetes or a thyroid problem could be possible.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some inflammation?: Facial sensations of burning and itching may be from some inflammation/irritations. A person with such symptoms may benefit from Hydrocortisone 1% cre ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corentine Kwende
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Visit: Have you reported this to your ob/gyn, as the redness and itch may actually be a sign of a yeast infection. You should schedule a visit to be seen soo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you could be dealing with a vaginal yeast infection. Often times yeast infections will cause severe itching and may even lead to cuts/a ... Read More

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