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... I had my hard cast removed yesterday and what a relief. ... (3 replies)
... how do you get dead skin off your legs after having on a cast. ... (2 replies)
... bacterial soap and a washcloth to kind of "slough off" the dead skin. Eww. I didn't shave the first day because I was afraid I would irritate that skin. I covered it in lotion after the shower. ... (4 replies)

... b isn't for you, just taking a shower certainly helps too! I used regular soap to rinse off, just antibacterial, Dial. I did use a little loufah to get all the dead skin off. Felt heavenly, I might add. ... (4 replies)
... well, well, well... Congratulations!!!! yaay!!! your cast comes off!!!! whoo hoo!! ... (11 replies)
Cast off, Ugh!
Mar 13, 2013
... Ddill, I came out of my cast on Monday after 16 weeks. Boy my foot and calf were gross, covered in lots of dead scaly skin. I soaked my foot in a bucket of warm water to soften the dead skin and then peeled it off. ... (15 replies)
Cast off, Ugh!
Mar 13, 2013
... f us. 7 weeks with no air circulating and sweat probably causes it. I too soaked my foot in a big pale of hot water for 30 mins and then had to do it again. The skin just peels off but I have to say shedding that dead skin made my foot look much better after putting cream on it. ... (15 replies)
... Had to laugh as I can relate to the sweaty feet. My cast first came off 2 weeks after surgery to remove the stitches so it wasn't bad to look at but then another cast was put on for another 8 weeks. While I couldn't feel any sweating, I was concerned about what was going on by just looking at my toes that were exposed. ... (6 replies)
Cast is off!!!!
May 15, 2012
... The shower was a bit awkward, like my first few showers with the cast on after I got clearance to WB. It was easier to move around the shower in the cast than without. It was nice to get rid of some of the dead skin and shave but last night I had shaving bumps all over my leg that were very itchy. ... (11 replies)
... I'm so glad your apt went so well! I'm getting anxious to start rehab, but I still have to wait til at least 5/8/12 when I see the doctor again! I do have range of motion as far as up and down, but that's it. Still painful to walk on, but as long as I use the one crutch I am good. I'm hoping to be off the crutches by next week. I am thrilled you had a great appointment... (124 replies)
... c more dead skin came off with it! Then he started with me lying down and my legs up on a wedge with a pillow under my injured ankle. ... (124 replies)
... Most of scabs are off and most peeling dead skin is off. Foot looks like a foot but is swollen and off color around ankle... ... (12 replies)
... weeks after surgery. Then I have to heal until November when I will have surgery on the front of my foot, the big toe and toe next to it, which he says is complicated. ... (4 replies)
... shower to gently rub it, and then after the shower, put a good slathering of vaseline on it. ... (5 replies)
... I took my air cast off for the first time last night and bathed my foot and leg. My foot was gross with dead skin and it felt soooooo good to shave the 2 months worth of hair off my leg lol. ... (16 replies)
... e bus drivers but I get by. I haven't really reported because well it's more of the same thing. The incisions look much better this time around. I support the skin glue over steri strips. I still have a lot of dead skin after my first good soak and the new skin under is uber tender so I haven't really finished my shedding. ... (7 replies)
Cast Away Day!
Mar 5, 2008
... Congrats to you too on getting your cast off! It is a great feeling to be able to shower, shave, moisterize and just be aired out! Be gentle with your skin... ... (30 replies)
Cast Away Day!
Mar 5, 2008
... The first night went pretty well when I got home I washed it and did all that fun stuff. I used a sugar body scrub which helped a lot, after the scrub I used a loofa with a moisturizing body wash. ... (30 replies)
... one month ago, with screws inserted. The podiatrist has had me come in every two weeks to replace the cast and check my foot. I had two small spots where there was dead skin which he removed when I went in two weeks ago to have the first cast changed. ... (2 replies)
... I didn't have a cast so I was surprised to see how much dead skin accumulated on my foot. ... (7 replies)


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