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Ideas for what to do about itching underneath my cast?

Ideas for what to do about itching underneath my cast?

ITCHING UNDER CAST: This is a tough and difficult dilemma. As starters, don't wet the cast. If it's an arm or a leg, allow air to get into the space between the cast and the skin. There is a "cold cast spray" that you may try. Some baby powders afford relief. Best luck to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more


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I've had severe vaginal itching buring for 3 months cultures and blood tests came back negative . Any ideas? My ua did show moderate epithilial casts.

I've had severe vaginal itching buring for 3 months cultures and blood tests came back negative . Any ideas? My ua did show  moderate epithilial casts.

Need more info: I'd need more information from you - as to where is the itching (inside, outside), any associated symptoms - discharge, bleeding, skin lesions. History - any change in personal hygiene products, detergents, sexually active or not? What tests were done and what are the results? Were you tested for diabetes by chance? Did you have complete blood count? ...Read more

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I have a patch on knee that itches and dark. Any idea?

I have a patch  on knee that itches and dark. Any idea?

Skin lesion: Unfortunately, without looking at it, it is impossible to arrive to a diagnosis. I recommend you see a local medical provider. ...Read more

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What is this pimple that hurts and itches. Would it be a bad idea to pop it?

What is this pimple that hurts and itches. Would it be a bad idea to pop it?

Infection: This sounds like an infected hair follicle. Some of the reactive proteins in your skin are causing the symptoms. "popping" pimples is not a good idea since it can spread an infection. See your physician. ...Read more

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I feel like things are crawling on me & my scalp itches. Ideas on what this could be?

Many possibilities: The feeling of bugs crawling on your skin can be caused by a variety of different conditions some of which including peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, vitamin B12 deficiency, Morgellons disease and side effects to medications. You may even actually have little bugs crawling on your skin. Discuss it with you physician and have them help you determine the cause. ...Read more

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Small hole above the anus. doesn't hurt or discharge anything. It. Very rarely ever itches. Any ideas of what it is? Should I get it checked?

Small hole above the anus. doesn't hurt or discharge anything. It. Very rarely ever itches. Any ideas of what it is? Should I get it checked?

Perianal lesion: The lesion described is it is the back above the anus, consider pilonidal cyst, a fistula other wise it is not really a hole may be just a depression in the skin. If bothers have it checked out ...Read more

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Problems with forearm cast? Itches.

Problems with forearm cast? Itches.

Try this: Hair dryer could help to reduce that try it, stay in cool area.Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more