I have a little problem, everytime I go to bathe after I come out and I start to get a bit dry, this intense itching starts all over my body. I noticed that when I just wash off with water this doesn't happen. I figured it could be something to do with the soap. Can anyone help me identify what's wrong, and if possible give me a few suggestions on how to treat it.
Itching After Bathing
You might have sensitive skin...
I'd need to know what soap you're using. Just so you know... Some "Bar Soaps" are to be used only for the hands, they're PH is too high and would cause iritation in sensitive parts of the skin.
I'm no expert at this stuff, but it could be just the soap. Try using different types of soap and see if you have the same problem. If you do, you should try rubbing lotion or some skin-moisturizer on it like (baby oil?)
Also, if the same results occur, you should tell someone important like your parents or a doctor so that he may be able to tell you what the problem is. What kind of soap is this?
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I have itchy skin after bathing at our place in the mountains. It has a high chlorine content. Yours might be the same.
Erm, I don't get my water from a well. Why would you think that?
I'm using Axe shower gel now. I've switched from soap to soap both bar and shower gel. My parents are well aware of it, the only solution I got was to just bathe with warm water, I really don't feel clean after that. Rather doing something else.
I'd have to get someone to test or ask my water supplyh compant about the chlorine thing.
Have you tried getting some moisture into your skin? Do you use lotion?
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hmm, i guess i'll go to the doctor bout it. Anyway
I have one more question, wondering I should make it into a topic.
I sometimes have these odd back pains, I don't mean the usual lower back pains for everyone. They rarely ever happen, but I'll be minding my own business and It'll feel like, this is the only way I can describe it, a bone in my spine is cracking slowly, and it hurts and it's impossible to stop no matter the position I'm in. It will last for a while [2 hours max] and then go.
Anyone have an Idea what this is?
Oh, It also happened in a bank recently but somehow I think It was set off by the smell of the lady's hair infront of me, she had something that smelt horrible in it and it caused that same effect. I had to stand away from her and this seemed to help alot.
i used to use bar soap and i found it used to dry out my skin. also when i lived in alberta i found the air really dry and that made my skin itchy too. maybe you can find a good moisturizer with aloe to put on your skin afterwards
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I still have the itching problems and I'm still sick of it. My bio teacher was explaining something but I got distracted, she said she had serious itching problems after bath (this made the whole class laugh cause we thought she was talking bout down south).
Anyway, she said something about histamine and anti-histamine and the temperature of the water.
Unfortunately we got back a test that day, so people were swarming her to ask important questions so I left mine for later.
Just wondering if anyone can give me a heads up on what she might have been talking about.
Histamine is released in an allergic reaction and causes the symptoms of an allegy; antihistamines are drugs that combat this, used to treat allergic reactions. I don't know what the connection with temperature would be, though.
Try changing the shampoo or soap that you normally use in the shower , it is likely that you are allergic to something within the product itself. If it occurs after you are drying off , you are using a towel it could be the washing powder that you use.
Try getting a soap that is scent free this might help, change things slowly one at a time this way you can see which is the cause of the problem.
If not try going to the doctor he should be able to shed some light on it !
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