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Why is my skin still sticky after a shower either with bar soap or gel?

Why is my skin still sticky after a shower either with bar soap or gel?

You are: Not washing the soap (gel) off!

Try showering for a longer period of time after soaping!!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does my skin feel sticky when I skip a shower?

Why does my skin feel sticky when I skip a shower?

Unclean sweat: That is why in the usa it is a custom to bathe or shower daily. You will avoid smelling and avoid getting sweaty residue on your skin. People of different backgrounds are not always familiar with our customs. Personal hygiene can also protect you from viral and bacterial infections. Wash your hands before eating and after using the bathroom. ...Read more

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Extra sticky semen. It's on my skin after a shower and then stays on my towel. When I wipe off it leaves a sticky film on my skin. What will remove it.

Extra sticky semen. It's on my skin after a shower and then stays on my towel. When I wipe off it leaves a sticky film on my skin. What will remove it.

Is it your semen?: Uh... Don't take this the wrong way, but I assume you are talking about your semen? If so, then simply ejaculating away from your body should prevent this problem you present. Washing the towel and your body in warm, soapy water should clean this up.

You didn't figure this out when you were a teenager?

By the way, its normal... ...Read more

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What causes skin to become sticky?

What causes skin to become sticky?

Sticky Skin: Sweat or perspiration often feels sticky if you sweat profusely or let the sweat dry on your skin. Sweat has salt in it and mixes with the natural oils on your skin's surface, which accounts for the uncomfortable sticky feeling when you sweat a lot. Excessive perspiration can be a side effect of a medical condition. ...Read more

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How do u cure sticky skin syndrome?

How do u cure sticky skin syndrome?

Stop causative drug: Sticky skin syndrome (or "acquired cutaneous adherence") is a rare side effect of certain drugs, usually etretinate, which is used to treat psoriasis. Also reported with ketoconazole (an anti-fungal) and some chemotherapy agents. If you're taking any of those drugs, ask your doctor about stopping it. If not, you probably have something else, and you'll need to see a dermatologist to find out what. ...Read more

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How come my skin itch after a shower?

How come my skin itch after a shower?

Drying: Using soap and hot water can actually dry out the skin, causing it to itch. ...Read more

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What would make a childs skin feel sticky?

What would make a childs skin feel sticky?

Candy: Kids touch lots of sticky things. If it is not a simple problem that is easily washed off take your child to the pediatrician. If your child plays actively it may be sweat. ...Read more

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Why does my head throb when I take a shower?

Why does my head throb when I take a shower?

Ans: May just be the hot water and the heat. Take cooler showers and see what happens ...Read more

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Why does the skin itch before and after shower?

Why does the skin itch before and after shower?

Dryness: What kind of water using if well water make sure there is water softener system. Use skin lubricant specially cetaphil. ...Read more

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Is it good to let the skin air dry after a shower?

Is it good to let the skin air dry after a shower?

No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more

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What causes my skin to change colour in the shower?

Heat reaction: Oten time a hot shower can set off a red flush response of the skin. A streak of
red from scratching or pressing the skin or any reacion to hot water can be quite benign unless you actually burn the skin and then the burn does need to be treated. ...Read more

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My skin sheds while and after I take a shower what could it be?

My skin sheds while and after I take a shower what could it be?

Post-shower shedding: Not having done an exam iit sounds like your skin may be dry. If this is the case, avoiding hot water, using a gentle cleanser, and using a rich moisturizer within 10 minutes of getting out of the shower may help. If this continues consider a consultation with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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While taking a shower my head became extremely sensitive once I put my head under it. My whole body became tingly and I nearly collapsed. Why?

While taking a shower my head became extremely sensitive once I put my head under it. My whole body became tingly and I nearly collapsed. Why?

Lightheadedness: Can be caused by suddenly standing up from a lying down position. The sudden drop of blood pressure can also give this feeling. It can also happen in case of vertigo or ear infection...If it is recurring, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have semi-dark patches on my skin. It usually is less visible right after some tough shower scrubbing but it won't fully go away. What may this be?

Dark Patches: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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I need some advice on my boyfriend, I live with my boyfriend and the thing is he hasent taken any shower's in several week's, and his skin is smelling?

I need some advice on my boyfriend, I live with my boyfriend and the thing is he hasent taken any shower's in several week's, and his skin is smelling?

Set limits: If you live together then proper hygiene is to be expected. Is he depressed or is there some other reasons he isn't taking care of hygiene.? ...Read more

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I rub my skin &see dirtiness like black come off and I only shower once a week how many times should I shower what product do I use to remove deadskin?

I rub my skin &see dirtiness like black come off and I only shower once a week how many times should I shower what product do I use to remove deadskin?

Forget "exfoliation": Just wash. I wash every day. Most people do. Some people claim they never wash and do not wish to disturb the normal bacteria on their skin. They claim they smell good. I suggest you just do the usual thing, just wash every day. Use water. Use skin cleanser according to your tastes. It need not be expensive. Do not fall for the ads seeking to hook you into expensive products. ...Read more

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What to do if I got out the shower, I dry myself off. But, when I rub my skin, there is dirt that rubs off. I was wondering how to actually clean my body well?

What to do if I got out the shower, I dry myself off. But, when I rub my skin, there is dirt that rubs off. I was wondering how to actually clean my body well?

If you shower with: Cleanser then the dirt you are rubbing off is likely dead skin, so I suggest you add a scrub to help exfolitate ...Read more

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Head itches before I shower. What could this be?

Multiple causes: Dry hair, scalp, dandruff, seborrhea of the scalp, folliculitis, reaction to soaps, shampoo or condition. Please seek a medical exam. ...Read more

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Wats the beat treatment for ichy sticky skin?

Itching: Most itching is caused by dry skin. If it itches in a moist area like the groin, then using a powder like zeasorb and a otc cortisone cream may help. If it persists, see a derm. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to masterbate with shower head 28 weeks prego?

Is it harmful to masterbate with shower head 28 weeks prego?

Probably not a: Good idea given the timeline and size of the uterus/ fetus. Even though sexual intercourse is not forbidden, any blunt instrument encroaching on the female genitalia can cause bleeding, which is not a good thing for the uterus/cervix potentially causing uterine rupture or placenta abruptio during and after labor and delivery. ...Read more

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After I take a shower, my body skin itches so much?

Most likely...: ...You are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing. ...Read more

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Is it best to apply bathoil before or after shower if flakey skin?

Is it best to apply bathoil before or after shower if flakey skin?

After: It will keep water in amd you decrease chances of accident of slipping on oil. ...Read more

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For what reason does my skin itch everytime I get out of the shower?

For what reason does my skin itch everytime I get out of the shower?

Itch after shower?: Do you get hives too? Or just itch?

Some people get hives from pressure (dermatographism) or after a shower from water. ...Read more

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I need to know what's goin on with my body everytime I get hot or get in a hot/warm shower my skin starts to get prickle and it hurts.?

Hives: Certain types of hives are triggered by exposing the skin to prolonged heat, such as in a shower. Other types are triggered by prolonged contact with water, which may be due to sensitivity to additives in the water, such as chlorine. Try taking a non-sedating antihistamine, such as Allegra or claritin, (loratadine) 30-60 minutes before showering. If that doesn't work you'll need to see a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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I would like to improve my facial skin by keeping it cleaning, for example taking a shower every night. Can you give me more advice for it?

I would like to improve my facial skin by keeping it cleaning, for example taking a shower every night. Can you give me more advice for it?

Clean skin is: Important but so is sunscreen. Best thing is to see dermatologist for skin check and determine any topicals that would be good for your skin type ...Read more

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I'm gonna get embarrassed but oh well right I had a shower earlier today and inside the fore skin there was white moist stuff all over and I'm worried?

Clean Well First: Genital Hygiene is key. It may be Smegma, which is the Normal buttery material from the sloughed skin cells and foreskin sebum glands. It must not itch or hurt and it is just a matter of cleaning it. But if it is itching, the base is red or it's tender; you have Yeast. Buy an anti-yeast cream (anti-Candida), in the feminine aisle of the Pharmacy. Sex Partner should use too. Go to Doctor if repeats. ...Read more

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My friend rachel's neck started hurting about a day ago and got progressively worse. Now, after a shower, she can no longer move her head without pain?

My friend rachel's neck started hurting about a day ago and got progressively worse. Now, after a shower, she can no longer move her head without pain?

See a doc now: The stiff neck and severe pain, especially if it's associated with fever or generally feeling bad, flulike symptoms etc. Could be early signs of meningitis. If there's no other obvious reason why she should have
stiffness and pain, she needs to be seen by her primary doctor or in an emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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I have ~12 inches blackish skin on my back that seems to be a different shape whenever I check itAs if I am not cleaning that part. I shower everyday:)?

I have ~12 inches blackish skin on my back that seems to be a different shape whenever I check itAs if I am not cleaning that part. I shower everyday:)?

? hyperpigmentation: While it is difficult to reach certain parts of one's body, such a places on your back, to thoroughly wash, you should fairly easily be able to tell if this is simple dirt or if that area of your skin is hyperpigmented. Large hyper pigmented areas are not uncommon and are often present since birth. Ask family members if this is new. Then see doc for evaluation: it may need monitoring for changes. ...Read more

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When I shower my skin gets really itchy. What could be wrong?

Itching: Could be related to the soap or body wash you are using, try a sensitive skin product, use warm water instead of very hot and use moisturizer after showering. Take care! ...Read more

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Would taking a warm shower take too much of the oils off my skin?

It is healthy: To cleanse the oils that your body makes, and the grime and dirt of life contaminate to make them a hazard rather than a protectant. ...Read more

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Why does my skin get red and itchy after shower?

Why does my skin get red and itchy after shower?

Eczema: Long hot showers with deodrant/antibacterial soaps (or by themselves) will dry the skin, causing an increase in red/itching/ if appears as hives, then is the heat/pressure of water, not dry skin-should see a dermatologist to evaluate if hives. ...Read more

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How come my skin began to itch after I take warm showers?

How come my skin began to itch after I take warm showers?

WARM SHOWER ITCH: HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR SOAP, PERHAPS?
DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS.
USE A MILD, GENTLE SOAP LIKE DOVE OR CETAPHIL AND SEE IF THAT HELPS.
(NO FINANCIAL INTEREST IN EITHER OF THE ABOVE CLEANSERS!) ...Read more