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my ichiness

i need help, i hve been suffering og itchiness for more 20 years, i cant really remember when it started.my itchiness occurs only after shower, it is very severe, it last about 30 minutes or more. for 20 years i have tried alot ways to help myself but i couldn't get the clear cut. i do not have any irriations or rashmy skin looks ok on the surface. what i remember is taking shawer for more then 3 times a day sometimes it doesn't occur at all. please doctors around the world please help us we are suffering alot. Thank you.
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'Aquagenic pruritus'. Antihistaminics help.
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These symptoms are suggestive of aquagenic pruritis. It occurs due to hypersensitivity of the skin either to the water or to some other constituent present in the water (such as fluoride, chloride, other mineral etc). Treatment options include application of skin creams (such as capsaicin cream), phototherapy with UV light, antihistaminics, and other drugs (such as leukotriene-receptor antagonists, beta blockers etc).

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.

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