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Is there a reason hot water relieves itching for eczema sufferers?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology
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In brief: Counter-irritant

The hot water stimulates the skin to counter-act with the itch of eczema.
However, hot water can be dangerous as it could cause a burn. It would prudent for you to see a dermatologist for better tx.

In brief: Counter-irritant

The hot water stimulates the skin to counter-act with the itch of eczema.
However, hot water can be dangerous as it could cause a burn. It would prudent for you to see a dermatologist for better tx.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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