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... I just had my cast removed after tendon transfer and osteotomy surgery. ... (9 replies)
... the first 2 weeks so i had to get out of bed in stages. then on crutches i had to lift my leg behind me right away. instant pain, swelling and flushing of the skin on my whole foot and up my ankle. ... (3 replies)
... That all sounds normal. I'm sorry if I scared you when I wrote about my incisions back in the summer. Everything turned out OK. You should be alright as long as you just gently wash your foot and don't rub too hard. It takes a few weeks for everything to slough off and for the scabs to finish coming off, but you'll see improvement each day. Have you started weight bearing... (5 replies)

... I just had my cast removed after tendon transfer and osteotomy surgery. ... (5 replies)
... I moistened Q-tips with a little bit of water and used those between and around my toes while in my hard cast. Worked pretty well. (9 replies)
... There isn't a lot you can do. My toes were in my cast and I could peel a little skin off but it's not a great idea because you don't want loose dead skin floating around in the cast. ... (9 replies)
... weeks for cast to come off it seems to be spreading. have had lots of swelling up and down since accident. Please help me. ... (9 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. ... (9 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. ... (9 replies)
... how do you get dead skin off your legs after having on a cast. ... (2 replies)
... I was able to remove 10 weeks of dead skin just by soaking my foot in a tub with a lot of hot water and bath oil for an hour or so. Not so manly but it worked really well. ... (7 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. ... (9 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. ... (9 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)

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