Archive for January 6th, 2009


Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

I now have the itch. The area that I was suffering such severe pain is now itching. I thought maybe I was getting shingles so I went to the doctor. He said it was probably dry skin, but he did want to do a couple of blood test. I already had an appointment today for extensive labs (5 vials), he wants those results rather than doing them twice. Probably saved me at least a couple hundred dollars.

Anyway, I don’t understand the dry skin—why am I not itching all over? He did give me a prescription for “triamcinolon acetonide”. I am to apply it 3 times per day. I did twice yesterday and once today and am still itching. Maybe too soon to notice a difference, but it can’t be soon enough.

I think it is very odd that I would itch in the same area that I had the pain.  Any ideas from my readers???