7 Solutions for Itching

Skin creams that don’t contain alcohols or fragrances

OTC Meds

Apply them 2 to 3 times a day, especially after a bath when the skin is damp. Ask your cancer care team which creams might be safe for you.

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Benadryl

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Hydrocortisone

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When drying off, try not to rub, gently pat your skin dry

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Wear loose-fitting clothes made of soft fabric

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Keep your room cool and well ventilated to avoid sweating

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Avoid using scented or alcohol-based products on the skin

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