How to do BLEACH BATH

Viksha Skin Clinic In Ahmedabad

Bleach bath is used to control the severity of eczema. It is thought to decrease inflammation of the skin which in turn reduces severity of itching and discomfort.

  • 1. Add bleach to water
    • Full tub: 1/2 cup bleach
    • Half tub: 1/4 cup bleach
    • Gallon of water: 1 teaspoon bleach
  • 2. Soak for 10 minutes
    • Soak you skin for 10 minutes or longer if you are comfortable with. Rinse if your skin doesn’t tolerate the bleach bath well.
  • 3. Pat dry gently
    • Gently pat your skin dry with soft cotton towel. Do not rub.
  • 4. Apply topical medications to affected areas
    • Gently apply topical medications given by doctor on affected areas immediately on pat dried skin
  • 5. Apply moisturiser to the entire body
    • At last gently apply good moisturiser to the entire body. (for more details on moisturiser refer Dermatologists’ top tips for relieving dry skin)

For any other questions visit your dermatologist

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