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A 19-year-old female asked:

I washed my hands mor than i should today and after i always put on sanitizer i woke up from a nap and have a bad itchy kinda burning rash.what is it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Over washing: can lead to dry skin. Sanitizer with high alcohol concentration can exacerbate that. Have you considered applying lotion to moisten skin tissue. Take care.
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