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Sticky Skin After 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
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
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.
May be: Normal. Trial of powder may reduce the sweat and the stickiness. Do not wear tight or nylon underwears ...Read more
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 more
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Shower skin: Indeed the skin does peel or the dead parts let go. ...Read more
Likely dead skin: Cells, but see your doctor or dermatologist ...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
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
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
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
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: It will keep water in amd you decrease chances of accident of slipping on oil. ...Read more
None: There is no issue but why are you doing it in the first place? ...Read more
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
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
I get red blotches on my skin! It seems random mostly happens when I shower or sit on the toilet an hour + though! I am also female! What could it be?
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
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
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
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
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
Masturbation: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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