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Itching After a Shower: Why it happens And How To Treat It

For some people, hitting the shower brings with it an uncomfortable side effect: pesky, persistent itching.

Itching after you take a bath or shower is uncommon. It can be caused by dry skin or other skin conditions. Keep reading to find out why your skin itches and how to treat it.

What causes itching after shower or bath; below are some few causes:

1 Xerosis cutis. Which simply means your skin is too dry

2 Soap sensitivities: possibility of the soap you’re using drying up your skin.

3 Aquagenic pruritis: which means your nervous system is activated by water.

Here are some ways it can be stopped:

1.Pat Dey instead of toweling off

2.Moisturize your skin while it’s still wet

3.Switch your soap

4.Change your shower routine

5.Anti-itch creams

6.Drink more water

7.Bath with either warm or hot water instead of cold water which is more reactive in terms of activating your nervous system.

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