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Ideas for what to do about itching underneath my cast?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cast itching

Whatever you do, place nothing inside the cast to reach that itch! i recommend to patients to gently tap over the itch on the outside of the cast.
Another suggestion is to turn your attention to something else.

In brief: Cast itching

Whatever you do, place nothing inside the cast to reach that itch! i recommend to patients to gently tap over the itch on the outside of the cast.
Another suggestion is to turn your attention to something else.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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