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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Eczema: Could be the reason. Try to avoid very frequent hand washing , harsh soap. Use gloves if cleaning or washing dishes. Use a thick moisturizer like aqua ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : I’m sorry to hear about your finger, my advice is that you go to a dermatologist and have it checked out, could be fungi or bacterial infection, pleas ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See Dermatologist: This could be psoriasis. Would see a skin doctor to confirm or evaluate for something else.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
DRY SKIN: Dry skin is often a result of excessive dryness in the house. Get a humidifier & make sure the relative humidity is at least 40%. Soaps & laundry dete ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Cerave: From the outside cerave, neutrogena norwegian formula, lac 5 are all good for dry skin. In addition internally essential fatty acids such as flax , bo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Many options: Dry skin has many causes. As we age, skinwill be drier. Diet with appropriate fatty and essential oils, as well as adequate Vitamin A and zinc are v ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Moisture!: Any otc moisturizer is a good place to start. They can range from thick (like an ointment) to thin (like a lotion). Soaking in water before applying a ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Dry skin means that the epidermal surface is compromised and is losing water. Pronged dry skin will enhance the risk of a skin infection.
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