I have cmml, do you have any suggestions for coping with itching?
Thank you for getting in touch.
There are many ways to treat, soothe or manage an itch. Treatments vary depending on the cause.
Talk to your doctor about medication that might help. You may have to try a few before you find the best one for you. Antihistamines and steroid cream might be a good place to start, when discussing options.
Coping with an itch can be frustrating. There are suggestions and tips around skin care when coping with an itch, that you may want to try.
If you have another questions, please don’t hesitate to get back in touch on this platform or by calling us on the support line.
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