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Posted by: tortured | 2009/02/24

tortured after a bath/shower itchy skin

please help i am going insane and at my wits end. everytime after i have a bath or shower, my skin is very itchy, beyond itchy to the extent of it being sore. i feel like never going to bath or shower again! just joking, but please what can cause this and more importantly how can i stop it! it has just being happening over the past say 2 months. i end up crying and cursing becos i cannot handle it.
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Dear Tortured
Try using Aqueous cream as a "soap" and also apply after bathing and try using Loratidine 1 tablet at night preventatively?
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquagenic_urticaria
Dr Bets

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