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Sticky Skin After Shower
Normal: The skin is constantly being replaced from below. Flakes represent shedding of the layer which is being replace, probably loosened by the water and rubbing. Dandruff flakes are slightly different, being related to normal replacement complicated by a fungus. See this article in wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dandruff. ...Read more
Allergy?: Consult your doctor to rule out other causes of itching. Consider the possibility of allergy. You may want to consider a different kind of wash. There are many which are neutral pH soaps or oatmeal based soaps. Try a small amount on your skin to see if there any reaction as you may have very sensitive skin. ...Read more
Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?
Poss yeast vaginitis: Discharge and redness are very consistent with a yeast vaginitis, but findings could potentially be related to allergy or sensitivity to the material in condoms or lubricant. I suggest starting with an exam from your doctor or gynecologist. Yeast infection is very treatable with both vaginal inserts and oral medication and is not considered STD. ...Read more
Skin dry & flaking around vagina and buttocks, looks like diaper rash, started after a bath yesterday, using new washing powder, what is causing this?
Stop your washing : Powder. You may be hypersensitive or allergic to it. Stop using it. You'll see improvement! ...Read more
Itchy fingers with tiny bubbles underneath my skin very itchy clear water comes out when popped and make my skin dry after ?
BUBBLES NDER SKIN: The tiny bubbles you seem to have might be vesicles. This could be part of eczema. This may be a condition called dyshidrosis or pompholyx. Do you have athlete's foot? These itchy bubbles could be an allergy to the ringworm on your feet. Can't tell without seeing. Could be a contact dermatitis due to solvents, soaps, detergents. Some medications can cause it. Check with a dermatologist soon. ...Read more
My shower temperature is between cold and warm and after my shower I put on lotion and I stile itch . Some people say Dap your skin after shower.
Would also: encourage you to use mild soaps. Some soaps are very harsh and can dry out the skin (causing it to itch). ...Read more
Allergies?: Perhaps you are allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. Change and see what happens. ...Read more
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
After cleansing, dead oily skin sorta rubbed off, it was sticky, didn't come off easy. Looked kind like that thick tretinoin cream mixed with skin. ?
My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer ?
How should I moisturise my skin after using salicylic acid face wash? I have white head prone skin.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The skin around my testicles.. inbetween my thigh is very sticky, also after a workout it tends to sweat in that region alot, even after a shower.
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
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
No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Shower skin: Indeed the skin does peel or the dead parts let go. ...Read more
Not harmful: If your skin feels dried out due to the showers try a moisturizer and mild soap. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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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