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Hi all. I’m nearly 6 weeks post treatment and despite my burns healing well the itching seems to be getting worse, I know itching means healing but I wondered if it meant the Radio was still working, my consultant says it can work for up to 6 months afterwards. Has anyone else experienced this? It’s drivimg me nuts x
Hi Nikki. Glad to hear you’re healing well. Sorry about the itching, it’s an area you can’t have a good scratch!
I was recommended by one of the folks on here to try Piriton, and I did find that helpful, especially at night.
Have you got your first MRI coming up soon?
I used Piriton last night, what a life saver! After squirming and pressing my itchy sore areas for about an hour last night, I took some Piriton and managed to sleep through a full 5 hours! Thanks!
What about Aloe Vera gel..keep it in the fridge and it should be very soothing
Hi, I’m nearing the end of treatment but have suffered itching since around about the end of week 2 & was advised by radiotherapy girls to only wash with aqueous cream as opposed to soap or femfresh etc., I’ve found that along with antihistamine & plenty of moisturiser helps loads, I’m also going to be getting a supply of aloe gel for after treatment finishes.
Thanks all, sorry I haven’t replied, it hadn’t emailed me to say I’ve had replies!
I have only used Aloe gel which I keep in the fridge, it’s healed my burns well. Yes I use antihistamine, the drowsy one at night if it’s bad, seems to be worse at night! Glad to know I’m not the only one!
Love to you all x
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