The Itching

Here is a rough timeline of my post-op experience so far:

Day 1: Extreme post-op pain that fades within 24 hours
Days 2-18: Fairly easy and pain free
Day 19: Area around wound begins to itch
Day 21: Itching spreads to entire leg as hair regrows inside cast
Day 22: Itching feels like the bites of 1,000 fire ants
Day 23: [...]