Itchy skin The skin under the cast can get itchy. Never put anything down into the cast to scratch. For itchiness, use a hair dryer on a cool, low setting and blow air into the cast. You may use diphenhydramine (Benadryl) for itching.
Why is it so itchy under my cast?
Itching beneath a cast likely occurs due to moisture build-up. Depending on how long you wear a cast for, they can get very hot and often sweaty over time. Therefore, your skin can become irritated and drive you to take risks. It can sometimes get unbearable!
What is the best anti itch spray?
The Itch Eraser® Spray featuring antihistamine is a dermatologist-recommended, steroid-free anti-itch, sting and skin care spray you can take with you.
How long does the Devils itch last?
In most cases, it is a self-limiting disorder, persisting for 2 to 5 years in most cases, although 20% of patients suffer for more than 5 years.