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Whenever I take a shower, my hands burn. Is this normal?
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Dr. Jonathan Sollender
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If you have been outside or in a cool environment, your hand skin nerves may be overly stimulated by warm water in the shower, whereas the same temperature water on a summer day would not burn.
It is the same as showering when you have a sunburn, where it hurts with even slightly warm water. Skin has many sensitive nerve endings, and this is not unusual. If concerned, feel free to ask your doc.

In brief: Depends
If you have been outside or in a cool environment, your hand skin nerves may be overly stimulated by warm water in the shower, whereas the same temperature water on a summer day would not burn.
It is the same as showering when you have a sunburn, where it hurts with even slightly warm water. Skin has many sensitive nerve endings, and this is not unusual. If concerned, feel free to ask your doc.
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Not normal in most people..If it continues see your doctor.

In brief: No
Not normal in most people..If it continues see your doctor.
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