• chemo port

    Asked by pennyo on Sunday, September 16, 2018

    chemo port

    This is an odd question, but does anyone else with a port have itching? Been about 10 days since it went in, and it itches like crazy! Is it my imagination, or do others have this also?

    8 Answers from the Community

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    • UpandUp's Avatar

      My surgeon told me the itching was from nerves that were growing back and when they reached where they are trying to get to the itching will stop.

      about 1 year ago
    • wendyp1000's Avatar

      After 6 months, I don't get itching so much as a bit of buzzing. I adjust how I'm sitting and it stops. I do think it has to do with nerve endings and muscles rubbing against the port ...

      about 1 year ago
    • Lindakm's Avatar

      I have had my port since April 2018. Still gets itchy. I list 50 lbs after having port put in so now it can be uncomfortable at times. But if I adjust myself it usually feels better. Good luck

      about 1 year ago

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