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Itching - What Do You Do About It?

Itching - What Do You Do About It?

I started with bouts of itching (sometimes with rash/bumps, sometimes not) over a past year or so. My out-of-whack labs and obstruction showed up as jaundice and extreme itching and other ways until IV fluids and eventual sx removed the problem. However, I still get less severe bouts of itching - my scalp, and specific places - the outside of my inner elbow, my palms and fingers, the backside of my knees and my chest/abdomen are the most common. I have mentioned this to my oncologist and… read more

A MyLymphomaTeam Member said:

PlainsOils,
My scalp, ears and armpits get itchy. I take Benadryl.

posted 10 days ago
A MyLymphomaTeam Member said:

I just happened to think ..
Have you tried liquid Benadryl? I had an allergy that caused severe itching and Benadryl worked for me.

posted 13 days ago
A MyLymphomaTeam Member said:

I have an appt for my 6 month skin CA check coming up in Sept a couple of days after my official Lymphoma check, I will ask then. Wish I could figure out what is causing the itch and fix that - I assume that the dermatologist will just treat the symptom - topical creme or more pills. He is another avenue to try, maybe he will refer me to another dr (allergy?). Past the days where things eventually resolve on their own. Thx for the suggestion.

edited, originally posted 29 days ago
A MyLymphomaTeam Member said:

I take Benadryl.

posted 30 days ago
A MyLymphomaTeam Member said:

I was so desperate after using ,lotion, spray with calamine, and aloe Vera took Benadryl last nite before bedtime without Dr approval it helped . Using aloe Vera today as I have a huge plant in AZ

posted about 1 month ago
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