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Why do my hands absorb the soap applied when scrubbing them before i even wash off the water? I have dry skin/ eczema? Is it due to this?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Likely

The skin is more interested in the water mixed with the soap.
In eczema there is a possibility that trace amount of soap may be absorbed due to the impaired skin barrier. More importantly, you need to consider applying a moisturizer on your skin after washing. Avoid scented and antibacterial soap as well.

In brief: Likely

The skin is more interested in the water mixed with the soap.
In eczema there is a possibility that trace amount of soap may be absorbed due to the impaired skin barrier. More importantly, you need to consider applying a moisturizer on your skin after washing. Avoid scented and antibacterial soap as well.
Dr. John Chiu
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