Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
129 Doctors are Online

Why do I have itching on my body after bath ?

i am 20years,weigh 84kg and have itches on my body after i have taken my bath.
Asked On : Thu, 12 May 2011
Answers:  3 Views:  98
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
  User's Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic forum.

The itching may be just a prickly heat. It can also be a reaction to any new soap you might be using please give the specific details or get checked by your nearest dermatologist.

Wishing you good health.
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Packriswamy Sambangi's  Response
I have to tell you to getout itchiness is often the sign of excessive dryness precipitated by cold or dry air, soap and bathing in hot water.
When the skin is very dry , it loses the protection of natural oils. which makes the nerve more sensitive [ thats your itch ].
So, grab a towel , pat yourself till you are only damp and then slather your body with a rich lotion that contains lactic acid , glycerin or panthenol.
As water evaporates off your skin , it leavves it drier than before your bath or shower. Apply lotion to damp skin locks in the moisture.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist Dr. Sneha's  Response

Itching is an immune respone to allergic substance. You must have got exposed to some kind of allergen during your bath like flies/ chemical irritants in water..
Also sometimes it might be due to the dusty air/ allergen in the food if have taken any before the bath...
Just look through the details of your routene to find out what could have allergy? Once it gets confirmed you can avoid that happening..
For now you can take an antihistamine orally also can apply Dermi cool powder. and keep skin dry and do not expose to sun/hot temperature

Sama wellness clinic

Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor