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Stinging sensation after a bath

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:304
  1. Akin T Akinlade, registrar,
  2. Andrew Clegg, medical senior house officer,
  3. W Havinga, general practitioner locum
  1. Department of Medicine, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
  2. Leeds
  3. Gloucestershire


    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?;61056

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