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Hi!

 

I was wondering if anyone else had any extreme itching of their craniotomy site scars? 

Its over two years since my craniotomy and just less than two years since my cranioplasty and the itching almost seems to be getting worse. Some days it seems like the entire bone flap itches! I scratch sometimes until I almost scratch it open!

Is this normal? I have a question in to my surgeon but may be awhile before I hear back.

 

Thanks!

Mandie

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Mandie I awoke nearly a year after my coiling  and my head itched like mad, fleas I thought lol.

 

I rinsed my hair in warm salt water (I say I did but my Daughter did) as  my Mum always swore by it and it seemed to help.

I had coiling and shunt not a Craniotomy  but it really itched bad  and salt water seemed to clean around holes/dent and scars in head.

 

Do not do it,  but what do you have to lose besides some water and salt lol ... Good luck and hope head stops itching xx

 

Got me scratching head xxx 

Love

Win xx

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