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Dry skin around hairline

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try hydrocortisone: This sounds like you have what is called "seborrheic dermatitis". What a big word for something so common! it is in the eczema family. Shampoo with... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cappaert
Ophthalmology 60 years experience
Probably seborrhea: Try using an antidandruff shampoo daily. Likely you have seborrhea, commonly called dandruff. Neutrogena original for dandruff is good. Allergy is ano... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound Care 20 years experience
Could be eczema.: It could be eczema or atopic dermatitis. See your family doctor. Use only mild soap and do not wash the patches excessively. Do not apply alcohol or... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Petrie
Travel Medicine 36 years experience
Vit E Dosage: While a small amount such as 400 iu of Vitamin E may offer some relief, consider first and forming your water intake. I recommend at least 8, 8oz gla... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Avoid over-washing: A daily moisturizing cream used 2-4 times a day helps to heal dry skin and to prevent return of the dry rash. Examples: Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin. Som... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Multiple reasons: Could be hereditary, aging, as natural skin oils diminish, medical conditions such as asthma or thyroid disease. Daily skin care habits such as washin... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Moisturizing lotions: I like water-based moisturizing lotions. My favorites are dml lotion and dml forte cream. These are water based, and don't have any fragrences or col... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Butter: While butter has some moisturizing properties there are less sticky, inexpensive fragrance free moisturizers that are far better for dry skin.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
Dermatology 42 years experience
No one best: If there was only one, there would be only one choice in the dry skin aisle. Every skin is different, so what works for one may not work for others. B... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Shower & moisturize: Take a quick shower, then lightly apply moisturizer (non-greasy type best) to all dry areas (Vaseline Intensive Care / Eucerin / Sarna / similar shoul... Read More
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