A 38-year-old member asked:
i heard that daily hot water bathing is good. any side effects?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dermatology 41 years experience
Dry skin: Hot water removes oil and results in itchy dry skin. Better to use warm water and less soap.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Is daily hot water bathing is good. Are there any side effects?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 29 years experience
Not a good idea: Hot water can actually dry out your skin, and for individuals with sensitive skin or eczema, lukewarm showers and baths are preferred. I love adding petrolatem to the bath to increase hydration or apply a soy based moisturizer on after getting out of bath or shower when skin still wet
Last updated Jul 22, 2014
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