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# Re: Itching after helmet removal?

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These different combinations of skin are interesting to deal with.

was a small amount.

I have an idea of how I'll wash his hair, but I'll see what the

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India? Wow! Enjoy.

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> > > > > > > Hello:

> > > > > > >

> > > > > > > My son has been wearing his StarBand helmet for about

5

> > weeks.

> > > > > We

> > > > > > are

> > > > > > > truely happy with his progress. However, I've started

to

> > > > notice

> > > > > > that

> > > > > > > when we remove his helmet, he starts to scratch one

side

> > of

> > > > his

> > > > > > head.

> > > > > > > At first he was pulling at his ear, so i took him to

his

> > > > > > pediatrician

> > > > > > > to have him checked out for an ear infection. She said

he

> > was

> > > > > > fine. He

> > > > > > > does not have any red spots, but I took him for a

helmet

> > > > > > > adjustment/check anyway and our orthotist said

everything

> > was

> > > > > fine.

> > > > > > > This has been going on for three weeks. Lately, I've

> > noticed

> > > > > that

> > > > > > his

> > > > > > > scalp is dry and it could be causing the itching. Has

this

> > > > > > happened to

> > > > > > > anyone before? What can I do to help him? When the

helmet

> > is

> > > > on -

> > > > >

> > > > > > he

> > > > > > > is not bothered at all. It only happens when the

helmet is

> > > > > > removed.

> > > > > > >

> > > > > > > Any thoughts? I'm reluctant to apply any creams or

> > moisturizer

> > > > > > because

> > > > > > > we were told to avoid any creams on the scalp.

> > > > > > >

> > > > > > > Thanks,

> > > > > > >

> > > > > > > ~

> > > > > > > Mom to Noah (7 months)

> > > > > > > 5 weeks in StarBand

> > > > > > >

> > > > > >

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