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Posted By : PrincessEndure - 4/3/2017 5:57 PM
Does anyone suffer with fibro itch? Scratching does not help. It's deep, intense and will feel as though it's driving me mad especially at night. Any diy remedies would be greatly appreciated. New to this forum. So happy I found healingwell.com. I've survived the battlefield for 10+ years. Don't want to give up now!! Thanks to all who are here to help! God willing, we can transition into our new life well by helping each other.

Posted By : Ljm2014 - 4/3/2017 8:15 PM
Hi, welcome

I get the itching sometimes on my feet or ankles..

It definitely seems nerve related to me.. I occasionally get what feels like bee stings

I find topical pain relievers to calm down the itching..so like a bio freeze or pain erase..

Mosquitoes love me, and the itch is amplified for me.. but pain erase eases it quickly.

Have you tried a cold PAC from the freezer?

Lj

Posted By : Sherrine - 4/4/2017 5:32 AM
Hi, PrincessEndure, and welcome! I'm so glad you found us and joined in! We have a good group here that love to help one another and, as a bonus, do really care about one another too. I think you will like it here.

Nope! Never give up. There are plenty of things to try to see if you find what works best to control your pain. For me I use ibuprofen with food, Tylenol, magnesium malate, vitamin D3, and a muscle relaxer called Robaxin that has made a significant difference in my pain. Other members use other things because what works for one doesn't necessarily work for another. It's a trial and error type thing. I walk daily as a gentle form of exercise and I pace myself when doing things. All of this does help me be in control of this illness. I've had fibro for 30 years and have still lived a full and enjoyable life in spite of it.

Yes, the itching can sure be irritating. For me, Curel lotion helps calm things down. For example, last nigh my hands started itching badly...especially between my fingers. No matter how much I scratched, it wouldn't go away. Actually the scratching just makes it worse for me. I got the Curel out and rubbed it in while massaging my hands and fingers and the itching calmed down and was gone writhing one minute. I like the Daily Moisture one but they do have a variety to choose from.

Be sure to read Fibro 101...the first thread on the forum. There are links to good info about fibro and you will learn a lot there that could help you too.

I'm looking forward to getting to know you better. Don't hesitate to ask questions because we are here to help you. Hope to hear more from you soon.

Sherrine

Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma, Scoliosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Posted By : SheilaRose - 4/6/2017 11:47 AM
Regarding the itch.... I received a tip to use BluEmu or EmuAid. I very homeopathic and this falls in that category & heals, it works wonders for me, I hope this helps.

Posted By : halo52208 - 4/14/2017 4:07 PM
I didn't know itching was part of fibromyalgia. How did they connect that? I now know why my ankles and feet inch out of the blue. It drove me crazing trying to figure out why. I get some relief from Benadryl but now that I know why, I will try the other suggestions. Thanks
Aug 2011 half of colon removed from gangrene.
Nov 2011 illiostomy takedown and diagnoised with uc.
Have Fibro, Meniere's,
Had colon removed 12/17/13
J-pouch surgery April 15 2014
Reconnect Dec 17 2014
Have pouchitis since day one.

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