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A 18-year-old male asked:

I dont know why my chin, jawline and neck always itches after i shower or uses face wash i dont know if thats caused by minocycline a medication i took for pimples or is it the face wash that causes my skin to itch?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Dermatitis: If you are taking a medication, using a chemical body wash and having long hot dryers that can dry the skin, you have three possible obvious reasons for dry itchy skin. Switch to a mild cleanser or mild soap and tepid showers. Pat dry with cotton towels. Think about your aftershave and other chemicals that touch your face. Discuss the minocycline with your dermatologist.
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Last updated Oct 18, 2020


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