Dermatology Community
Rashes on skin - is it due to hot water shower?
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Rashes on skin - is it due to hot water shower?

I am staying in Chicago and its freezing cold here. I am taking bath in hot water and I can feel that the skin where the hot water from shower gets sprayed starts developing some rashes(red colored like wounds that are getting healed). Is it normal? Would like to know from people who are permanently staying in cold places in the USA.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
563773_tn?1374250139
Hello,
These can be due to hot urticaria. Use warm water instead of very hot water and apply good moisturizers after bathing and drying the skin. It can also be due to superficial scalds on the skin if you are using hot water.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.






Blank
Avatar_m_tn
I could see that  have just got paranoid over the rashes; they were actually due to very hot shower and they stopped once I reduced the duration of my hot shower bath. Applying body moisturzing lotions(or just plain coconut oil ) also helped.

THanks for your help.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
209987_tn?1334790318
Blank
tschock
AB
1096512_tn?1384893378
Blank
vedadhar
Hyderabad, India
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diane493