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Reasons why you feel itchy after bathing

Majority of us feel itchy after bathing and we wonder why. Below are possible reasons why we do feel itchy after bathing and some solutions which come with it.

1.Your skin is too dry. Soaking your skin in hot water for extended periods of time can strip your skin of its natural oils, irritating skin that already lacks moisture. Sometimes that results in itching after a shower.

2.Type if environment

Your bathing environment may make you uncomfortable leading to itches 

Changing your environment to can stop this itchiness

3.Type of soap

The type of soap for bathing can also cause itchiness .

The type of soap may not be suitable for your skin type.Changing your can help avoid itchiness as well

Taking long showers

Bathing for too long can also cause body to itch


  1. Apply a cold, wet cloth or ice pack to the skin that itches. Do this for about five to 10 minutes or until the itch subsides.
  2. Moisturizing your skin
  3. Applying cooling agent

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