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... op cast and was fine with those. The Armorall idea made me laugh. ... (27 replies)
... After 10 weeks my leg was gross. My toes were covered and they were the worst with so much dead skin I couldn't move them. ... (5 replies)
... I got my cast off today and moved into a boot. Hooray! First think I did when I got home was I shaved my legs. Afterwards my wet foot was covered in a film of dead skin. ... (5 replies)

... how do you get dead skin off your legs after having on a cast. ... (2 replies)
... I used a baby hairbrush that was very soft. Not only did it feel great but it helped with all the ugly dry skin. I used it on my toes while I was still in the cast also. ... (5 replies)
... I've found that it takes quite a while for all that skin to slough off. I am still needing to really scrub mine at least a couple time a week. ... (5 replies)
... I'm not a very hairy person so I really didn't have that much hair on my legs after 10 weeks. The thing that was best for me was getting the dead skin off my foot. ... (7 replies)
Cast to Boot
Apr 2, 2015
... But really I think that it came off when they let me clean the dead skin off with rubbing alcohol. ... (9 replies)
... Yes when I had Brostrom surgery, I used to soak then use a wet towel to wipe out the dead skin. ... (20 replies)
... Sure, although you may have to remind me. I was in a walking cast for the last 4 weeks so I did get some weight on it during that time. ... (9 replies)
... to deal with but I think that's because I had so many cast changes before I got the boot. ... (10 replies)
... I had my hard cast removed yesterday and what a relief. ... (3 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)

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