Stinging sensation after a bathBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7486.304 (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:304
- Akin T Akinlade, registrar,
- Andrew Clegg, medical senior house officer,
- W Havinga, general practitioner locum
- Department of Medicine, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
If a distressing stinging body sensation after a bath is unresponsive to antihistamines, what might be the cause of the stinging sensation?
Sounds like it could be Uhthoff's phenomenon, a symptom characteristic of demyelinating disorders such as multiple sclerosis.
Could it be scabies?
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