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Offline cdncatlover

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Itching
« on: January 05, 2017, 12:41:35 AM »
|I get itching in my feet and hands. Usually I get relief from either Tylenol 1 or a cortisone cream that my former GP prescribed me. However, this time the itchiness has lasted 2 days and counting and it's driving me absolutely CRAZY!!! I can't stand this another minute. It has brought me to tears. PLEASE somebody help me find some relief.    ~hlp~   ~ins~

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Re: Itching
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2017, 12:59:43 AM »
How are your BG numbers lately ? High BG is associated with all sorts of skin problems, fungal infections & itchiness. I would suggest you try a 50/50 mix of coconut oil and baking soda. Mix to a paste & apply. No harm in trying it out.
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Re: Itching
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2017, 03:03:02 AM »
One of my go-to products is Neosporin with pramoxine as the numbing agent. I've also recently found a lidocaine ointment at Amazon that lasts a little longer - up to 1 - 1½ hours. Anything with benzocaine works well too.

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Re: Itching
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2017, 05:25:45 AM »
I recently tried Aveeno cream for Eczema and found it helpful.  I don't have eczema but I do have dry, itchy skin.  The eczema version of Aveeno seems to stay on the skin longer and helps to ease that urge to scratch the skin.
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