does anyone have any remedies that work for a bumpy, itchy scalp?

whenever i do chemo, when i lose my hair i start getting a very irritated, itchy, bumpy scalp? anyone else have this experience? is there anything that you have tried that gives any relief?

thanks,
celeste

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corn strach and baby powder seems to work for Debi.

GOD BLESS

Scott

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thanks for the tip. i'll give it a try. celeste

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This document can be a little technical, but it talks about tea tree oil and other stuff. I know this was a problem for me when I was on chemo - so annoying!!

Managing follicular rash related to chemotherapy:
http://www.communityoncology.net/journal/articles/0403157.pdf

I have also used a product called High Time Bump Stopper 2 - it is for shaving, but it really helped me with the bumps. lisa

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lisa - i appreciate you sharing. hope you have joy today.


celeste

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try t-gell i used it for a week and now i ahev no more problems with it! good luck! annie

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My onc put me on doxycycline for the remainder of my chemo and it completely kept it under control.

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