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A 40-year-old member asked:

after i take a shower, my body skin itches so much?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Most likely...: ...You are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing.

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