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Itching , sweating , and physical exercise

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i think i may have cholinergic urticaria, but i am not sure because i also did not bathe alot last year. I was wondering if it was possible that this was happening because dirt/dead skin was trapped in my pores.

is that possible?

I was also wondering if you could ever actually sweat with this condition, because i need to sweat. it makes exercise unbearable andi need to lose weight.

also i noticed once i started itching unbearably while using a crosstrainer at the gym. i couldn't work out anymore so I took a shower and resumed, and i was sweating as normal with no itching.

so i know this condition may leave and return, summer or not, so i was interested in a differential diagnosis.

thank you very much for reading. even a simple reply will in turn help me to exercise. please help me. thanks again.


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replied November 26th, 2008
Acne and Skin Disorders Answer A4975
Current medical status: I itch when i'm meant to sweat (heat, exercise), it happens all over. but i did not bathe or shower frequently in the last year. maybe cholinergic urticaria.


Current medical treatment: none





It seems that it is normal to feel itchy when sweating during or after physical exercise. It seems that taking a shower after any physical exercise would solve the problem.








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