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Is It Better To Shower Or Take A Bath If Dry Skin
After: It will keep water in amd you decrease chances of accident of slipping on oil. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: "Rash" is a general term & there are many causes: dry skin, allergies, infection, & more. Treatment is guided by the cause. Diagnosis is difficult without visual inspection. Using topical antibiotics without confirmation of infection can promote drug resistance, super-infection, & more. Moistuzring may benefit some rashes while harmful to others. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more
Every other day: There is no standard in grooming with patients who have dry skin. We used to say that eczema patients should not bathe daily, but we know this is not true any longer if they are moisturizing immediately after the shower or the bath. For an elderly person who does not perform a lot of physical activity, every other day or every 3rd day bathing should be adequate. ...Read more
No hot showers: Urticartia, in most cases is the result of oozing fluid from blood vessels. If you take a hot shower, you dilate the blood vessels and you will make the welts worse. A cold shower may temporarily reduce the size or resolve the urticaria temporarily. If not tolerated, use lukewarm water. Along with the showers, take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Air dry: Blow dryers can be too hot for babies. If it has a cool setting that is fine but usually it is not necessary. ...Read more
If you take a hot bath and your skin starts to get red blotches all over is that bad? Or is it normal?
No difference: Whatever is most comfortable.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it okay to use a medicated shampoo like a regular shampoo even when you fix your scalp problem?
Is it safe to use cortizone around or on the testicles? I get a rash/stubs after shaving in that area. I'm looking to try it and see if it helps
Is it ok to take a cold shower when you are getting over a Flu or fever. Does taking a cold shower lower your temperature.
Is a warm shower bad for severly dry flakey skin? Is a cooler shower better? How often should one clense when dry skin is extream?
Cool, shorter shower: Short , cooler shower, less abrasive soap and scrubbing. Use moisturizer right after showering etc... If these fail, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more
How to cure a sort of red rash on my skin when I have a hot bath or swim but they do go after some minutes? Is it sensitive skin as well? Thanks
Aquagenic Urticaria: Aquagenic urticaria is an unusual dermatological condition that is characterized by the appearance of a rash after exposure to water. The rash can break out within minutes of water exposure, and may last for up to two hours. It is common for the rash to be itchy, which can cause extreme discomfort for the patient. There is no cure for aquagenic urticaria, although sometimes medications help. ...Read more
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