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Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


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I took my kids to a water park. A day or two later I've noticed itchy patchy red rash areas where my bathing suit was covering.?

I took my kids to a water park. A day or two later I've noticed itchy patchy red rash areas where my bathing suit was covering.?

Folliculitis: It could be a case of folliculitis, an inflammation of hair follicles. Water parks despite the chlorine are sources for this. Try washing area with anti-bacterial soap and applying cortisone cream 3x/day. If not imoroving in 2-3 days, see your doctor ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting so cold I have to go stand in the hot shower til I stop shaking... Couple of hours later I break out in a sweat.?

Why do I keep getting so cold I have to go stand in the hot shower til I stop shaking... Couple of hours later I break out in a sweat.?

Chills: This could be related to infection. Have you checked your temperature to see if you have a fever. Recommend that you do this. ...Read more

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I was wondering why I break out with a rash when my body gets hot like from the sun, a shower, food I eat, or when I get upset?

I was wondering why I break out with a rash when my body gets hot like from the sun, a shower, food I eat, or when I get upset?

Heat urticaria: There is a condition called urtacaria which cauese histamine to be released and cause red itchy bumps. This has many causes such as chemicals, stress, heat and cold. If this is causing distress, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've heard eating or taking a hot shower can temporarily affect body temperature. By how much and how long should I wait after either to take my temp?

I've heard eating or taking a hot shower can temporarily affect body temperature. By how much and how long should I wait after either to take my temp?

This is an: Interesting question that I've never heard asked or answered before so I will give you my best educated guess: I would say an hour. It is very possible your temperature will be normal sooner than that, but I would think an hour would allow things to normalize. I can't imagine there is actually any experimental or scientific literature on this question. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Hi, my chest hurts when I breathe. I know its because I took long in a hot shower. Is that ok?

Hi, my chest hurts when I breathe. I know its because I took long in a hot shower. Is that ok?

Does not add up: A long hot shower should not make your chest hurt. Your question is not clear and you may wish to restate it.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I break out with a blotchy rash that spreads when im in the sun, hot shower, eat hot food or when I get upset what could it be?

I break out with a blotchy rash that spreads when im in the sun, hot shower, eat hot food or when I get upset what could it be?

Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling and itching. Other triggers of urticaria can be cold/heat, stress, medicines, or foods to name a few. ...Read more

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Severe itching that gets worse after taking a hot shower. Tiny white bumps appeared on the skin a year before the sypmtoms appeared?

Severe itching that gets worse after taking a hot shower. Tiny white bumps appeared on the skin a year before the sypmtoms appeared?

Dry skin?: You may have a case of dry skin. Avoid scented soap and apply a moisturizer 2x daily with one application within 3 minutes after bathing. If this does not help you after a couple of weeks, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have got a hive looking rash that has appeared on my hairline since I had a hot shower since then it has spread across my shoulder blades and down m?

I have got a hive looking rash that has appeared on my hairline since I had a hot shower since then it has spread across my shoulder blades and down m?

Possible Allergy: You might have used a new shampoo, conditioner, hair color, or body wash. Try to find the new chemical you used, or possible new medication or food you took.
If you cannot figure out what caused it please see a doctor. You might need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello, I went to Thailand in january 2016 and since then I hands problem. My hands feel hot swollen and sometimes I have pain induced by high temp, exercise or even after a hot shower. It interferes w my daily activities as I have limitation?

Hello, I went to Thailand in january 2016 and since then I hands problem. My hands feel hot swollen and sometimes I have pain induced by high temp, exercise or even after a hot shower. It interferes w my daily activities as I have limitation?

Seen any doctor: This is something you will need help from your doctor. You will need to provide more detailed history on your travel: sexual contact, insect bites, injury etc. Also did these symptoms occur upon returning home or while you were still in Thailand. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's bad to take a hot shower if you have poison oak?

Wondering if it's bad to take a hot shower if you have poison oak?

Maybe/maybe not: I can see hot water causing an initial increase in blood flow at your skin surface & intensifying any discomfort/reaction to the rheus antigen. The shower itself is a good idea, since lathering up well with soap should remove the rash triggering chemicals. I would use warm water instead. ...Read more

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Can a hot shower or weather aggrivate spinal stenosis and its symptoms?

Can a hot shower or weather aggrivate spinal stenosis and its symptoms?

Unlikely: Many symptoms may feel worse depending on mood, llife satisfaction, and innumerable other psychological influences, and the weather can certainly have effects on these things. However, weather almost certainly has no direct effect on spinal stenosis or its symptoms. ...Read more

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After a hot shower or blowing my nose, my nose seems to always bleed. It stops after holding my head up. Is that normal?

After a hot shower or blowing my nose, my nose seems to always bleed. It stops after holding my head up. Is that normal?

Can be: This should be checked out by your doctor. Wintertime air is cold and dry and dries the skin inside the nose making it easier to crack and bleed. Most often that can be treated with moisture, like ayr nose gel applied twice a day. A humidifier in your room or added to your furnace could help too. However, there could be other issues that should be checked out first by your physician. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more