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Rashes and scratching after shower

Patient: Every time I take a shower my upper body gets covered in red rashes and small red spots. They sting as if I have been stung by a stinging nettle. How can I overcome this. I’m going on holiday soon and don’t want to be like this after going in the pool. Please help me.

 

 

Symptoms: Serious rashes and itching

 

 

Doctor: You could try having an oil massage (preferably coconut oil) before having a water contact. This would give a protective coating on your skin and make it non-reactive to water.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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