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dry scaly skin on knees

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Will make it worse: Calamine lotion is drying and cooling. For dry skin there are dozens of ointment and creams OTC.

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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: It coukd be a patch of eczema which is dry skin. Severity can vary. Hydrocortisone can help . However skin on finger is thicker and may require prescr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Moisturizer: Frequent application of moisturizing cream, avoid excessive washing or showering, area humidifier if you live in a dry area.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Malar rash: A malar rash could signal an autoimmune condition, but could also be something as simple as eczema or rosacea. You should be evaluated in person to ma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Ramirez-joglar
17 years experience Pediatrics
Moisturize: Use a mild, unscented moisturizer for sensitive skin (like Cetaphil). Avoid lon, hot baths/showers and moisturize while skin is still damp after comin ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dry, scaly skin: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergnic &a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central cleari ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central cleari ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Emollient: If using over the counter skin lotions are not helpful you should consult a dermatologist as it may be a specific disorder rather than garden variety ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience Podiatry
Urea Creams: To keep your feet moisturezed use a good urea type cream like lac hydrin or am lactin. It is best to apply them after bath or shower when the skin is ... Read More
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