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    (aka MyDodge) Itching is driving me NUTSO!!
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    LeighannV posted:
    I need help here. I moved into cirrhosis last year. I started with a MELD score of 7. Now my MELD score is 11 and I am itching something terrible. I mean deep DEEP itching. I am scratching so hard I've got bruises and sores all over me. I've tried Gold Bond Lotion and Benedryl Spray but neither will do the trick. Once I start itching, I can't stop. Is there anyone out there who can give me some advice to stop or even ease this terrible itching? Old Tiff? Anyone?

    Thanks for the help!
    LeighAnn
    aka MyDodge
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    windowman responded:
    goodmorning mydodge I know how misrable the itching can be have you tried oatmeal bath treatment , or epsom salt in a bath tub? Wallgreens also I try not to ddrink coffee it dries your skin out more drink more water no alcohol hope this helps.
     
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    oldtiff47 responded:
    HI OLD FRIEND HOW IS YOU HCV? ARE YOU ON TX NOW? DID YOU CLEAR? DO YOU REMEMBER ME KIDDO?

    I CLEARED 13 YEARS AGO AND A STAGE 4 LIVER. I STILL HAVE THAT ITCH SOME TIMES NOT AS OFTEN AS I USE TO. BUT I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT. FROM THE INSIDE OUT EVERY PART OF YOUR BODY EVEN OUT THE EYES.

    MORE FLUIDS AND A BENADRYL PILL. THEY ALSO MAKE BENADRLY JEL THAT HELPS TOO.. BUT AS ALWAYS ASK YOUR MD PLEASE..

    TIFF
    DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!


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