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Doctor insights on: Soak Hands In Hot Water Inflammatory Diseases

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Is washing my eczema ridden hands in hot water reason enough to get psychological help? its a habit. self harm history. i have to do it 1x a day help

Is washing my eczema ridden hands in hot water reason enough to get psychological help? its a habit. self harm history. i have to do it 1x a day help

Hand washing: and self-harm history. See doc for eczema treatment. The skin is an organ of elimination. You may have a food sensitivity which can be lab tested. Then see a mental health professional for monitoring of your history of self-harm and to check for things such as OCD. The fact that you ask this question is very healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you wash blood off your hands with hot water?

Could you tell me what happens if you wash blood off your hands with hot water?

Cleansing: It will help to remove it, especially when used with soap. It has to do with hydrophilic & hydrophobic properties. Ensure that you wash for at least the lenght of time that it takes to sing the abc song. ...Read more

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Does it matter if you wash your hands in cold water or hot water? What is more effective?

Does it matter if you wash your hands in cold water or hot water? What is more effective?

Warm temperatures: Bacteria, in general, grows in a wide range of temperatures. Mesophilic bacteria grow best in lukewarm to cool warm temperatures, or 77 to 113 degrees f. Thermophilic bacteria grow best in warm to hot temperatures, or 122 to 158 degrees f. Hyperthermophilic bacteria will grow in very hot temperatures, or 158 to 230 degrees f. ...Read more

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What is the long term effects of washing your hands with scalding hot water?

What is the long term effects of washing your hands with scalding hot water?

Even short term: This causes damage to the tissues. Hot water is ok (if not too hot) - scalding water is not. ...Read more

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I've had a skin rish only on the top of my hands for almost 2months now, hot water makes it very itchy?

I've had a skin rish only on the top of my hands for almost 2months now, hot water makes it very itchy?

Dry skin: Your skin is dry and irritated. Avoid excessive hand washing or doing dishes. Apply plain vaseline and it should be better within days. ...Read more

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Why does your hand turn red when we put hot water?

Why does your hand turn red when we put hot water?

Dilitation of cappil: Hot water causes the capilaries to dialate which will turn your skin red. ...Read more

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Hot water can cure hands swelling veins?

Hot water can cure hands swelling veins?

Unlikely.: Heat tends to make veins dilate and cold constricts. If you have enlarged hand veins and they are cosmetically unacceptable to you, there are options for treatment of these including sclerotherapy and laser ablation. You should see a vein specialist who has experience treating veins in this area. Placing them in hot water will not help and could burn you. ...Read more

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Whats wrost thing can happen to 2nd degree burn on human(man)'s hand by hot water?

Whats wrost thing can happen to 2nd degree burn on human(man)'s hand by hot water?

Secondary infection: A second degree burn will blister up and eventually drain, leaving the protective skin barrier broken.As long as the site remains clean and covered with antibiotic ointment, things should heal fine.If negmected, the site can become infected by a variety of skin germs and progress to a serious problem. ...Read more

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My hands tingles after hot showers or washing dishes with hot water it may last for complete 1 day, what are the causes for that?

My hands tingles after hot showers or washing dishes with hot water it may last for complete 1 day, what are the causes for that?

Hmmmm...: That is certainly a new one for me! I've only been a doc for 30 years, so I'm still learning. Maybe another doc on this forum will recognize the cause right off. However, it is certainly not normal, and if it is new, you need to get checked and find out why. Tingling can have lots of causes, including vitamin deficiencies. But the hot water factor & length of symptoms is a puzzle ??? See doc! ...Read more