Apply Ice Pack to Tender Itchy Incision

Apply ice pack to tender, itchy incision – Hysterectomy Recovery Tip

As your incision starts to heal, the itching can cause you grief! You certainly can’t scratch your tender incision. What to do?

Apply an ice pack!

You know that there is nothing better than a cold compress for a new incision, a headache or a hot flash. There is nothing better than a heat compress for aches and pains. But did you know that the same ice pack can calm the itching for healing tissue?

The Hysterectomy Store carries ice packs that can be used in your pocket abdominal binder, alone or in  a cold pack pouch. Even after your surgery, simply keep the cold packs in your freezer in case of a skinned knee, headache or lower back pain.

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