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allergic reaction or dry skin

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Moisturizer and time: After an allergic reaction that affects the skin, it can take time for the skin to heal. There are many different types of skin reactions including b ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Get checked by Docto: Itching is common among normal healthy people. Most often it is due to dry skin which is very common in colder winter months(home heat make sit much w ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: an irritative folliculitis...inflammation of the tiny pouches i which your hairs are growing ..this is often caused BY SHAVING TOO CLOSE or TOO OFTEN! ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Good skin care: The condition is called eczema. The most important care is using a good skin moisturizer daily after bath. Other skin care steps include using less ha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: It is unlikely that applying lotion (which by the way is usually made from animal or plant fat) will cause you any long term harm.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Rosin
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: If allergies are ruled out you have some other reason for urticaria. I assume your allergist or internist have looked for these systemic diseases. Tha ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It is my understanding that humidifiers add litle to the humidity of a house (most moisture goes into ceiling and rafters) so these are of little to n ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: and in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dandruff: You are asking two questions. Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, but it can be caused by other conditions like psoriasis. And yes, allergies can caus ... Read More
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