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Is it normal for my skin to get itchy and dry after a flight

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Air on planes do not circulate so that air can be dry.Drink fluid and moisturize before and after flight.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Hives : Some individuals have what is referred to as cholinergic urticaria --- hives brought on my heat. The increased temperature can cause a release of hist ... Read More
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Cholinergic urticari: If this is what you have antihistamines would help. Do you get red little bumps.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Depends: If grandma is wearing a perfume or uses some other substance on her skin or to wash her clothing then those things can certainly make you itch. It is ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ALLERGY SHAMPOO: It sounds as if you might, indeed, be allergic to a shampoo or to any other hair cosmetic you may be using such as a conditioner, spray, rinse, etc. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kelber
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lubriderm for skin: There are many very good lotions on the market. My patients seem to do better with ones that do not have perfumes and coloring agents in them. Lubri ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience Family Medicine
?allergies?: This time of year is one of the peak season for allergies. While we often think about sneezing and runny noses caused by allergies, your eyes can be ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Picture: If you could send a picture that would help diagnose it.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Minimize bathing: One important thing to try is minimizing his bathing to every three days or so. Be careful about using the stronger steroid on thinner skin. The groi ... Read More
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