Leg Vein Health

14 April 2011

How to scratch itch when you're wearing a cast

Experts advise against using pencils and other sharp items to ease the discomfort when an itch presents itself if you're wearing a cast for a broken bone.

Bouts of near-intolerable itching are a common problem for people who have to wear a cast for a broken bone, but you need to be careful how you scratch that itch, says an expert in the field.

Prinz offered a number of safe ways to deal with itchy skin beneath a cast.


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