U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Mottled skin after sauna

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Hot water: The very hot water on the skin is not good. In a sauna the steam is opening at he likes of the skin and cleansing the skin. Good for your skin

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
No: No it just feels good.
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 28 years experience
Sauna & wrinkles: Using a sauna doesn't cause wrinkles, however, using a sauna can dry your skin, which can appear scaly and wrinkly. That type of wrinkling would be r... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Cold water: After a sauna session, you want to cleanse your skin of any chemical in the water. This is best done with water. The exact temperature of the water i... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Bad: You are exposing your self to unneeded radiation and risk getting burns.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Sauna: That sounds as if everything is going great!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juris Bunkis
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
Stay Away: Obviously not for you - stay away! if you need a sauna, try steam~!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Where are they?: If on upper arms, they are called keratosis pilaris (sometimes seen on upper legs too). If elsewhere, you'll need to see a dermatologist to get preci... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Requires direct: observation and cannot be diagnosed with an examination and blood testing. I suggest avoiding the sauna, may be reaction to infrared sauna.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Ermananswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Sweat: Sweating opens up and helps clean out blocked pores. Blocked pores can trap skin bacteria causing the acne infection. Find another way to induc... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 20 years experience
Ok: It's okay as long as you go just for a short period of ime 10-15 minutes at the most, and you get out of it if you start having any physical symptoms ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership