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SKin ithing after sun tan....

My whole body starts to itch days after going to the beach, is this allergies?


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Hi.

These may be a reaction to the water especially if the beach is not particularly clean. It may be a reaction to the chemical (lotions, sunscreen) you have used it may also be a photosensitivity reaction caused by sun exposure.

Allergic reactions usually present with a rash. A burning itchiness may be present, is this true in your case? Is there any visible rash?

I suggest that you have this assessed by your dermatologist if the itchiness persists. I suggest that you avoid swimming in the same beach and observe any possible triggers for your condition.
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