20 Apr 20:33
Need advice with how to stop scratching in my sleep with out using mittens. The heat is really making my skin irritable and I can't control myself when sleeping
Please don't include specific medical product brand names or external links.
20 Apr 21:40
Stay as cool as possible msybe sleep naked on just cotton sheets.
21 Apr 02:50
Hi Kez, I find keeping my nails short is my best defense. Apple cider vinegar is also really great with the intense itch.
21 Apr 07:51
Michelle what do you do with apple cider vinegar please?
21 Apr 12:20
Kez take antihistamine to enable you to sleep.
21 Apr 13:24
I do anyway for my asthma but now they have changed me to day time one because it doesn't make any difference at night
21 Apr 13:57
Sorry to hear that Kez. My OTC antihistamines work well for me.
21 Apr 14:57
Which bit of your skin are you itching most at night Kez? If it is scalp I can really recommend applying oil, it works really well for me for the worst scalp itching...Elsewhere I use Aveeno Cream before bed and it is quite thick and I find it very protecting and soothing.
21 Apr 18:32
I do that a lot especially on my scalp I have t-gel extra strength and I take showers when I cant sleep but then water gets worst ugh I had injections steroids I got appointment Monday 23rd thank god
21 Apr 18:43
Hello patty, have you thought about diet/lifestyle changes?, i dont hardly itch at all, i wish you well :)
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I am an outgoing 35 yr old parent of 2. Not your usual mum or wife, love to be different or stand out from the rest except when I have a major flare up. P is generally maintained over 20yrs however now hit my 3rd major flare up.
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