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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Lubrication/see MD: It may be due to dry skin and moisturisation will work.But there are other causes of dry skin and you should see your doctor or dermatologist for the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: Any dermatitis for that matter can cause itching. A sunburn can cause itching, any response that will cause inflammation can cause itching.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Red facial skin: Many issues can cause this such as dry skin, eczema, contact dermatitis, or other issues. Try using eucerin sensitive lotion to keep it moist and top ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoinette Du Toit
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Many causes: There are many reasons, but simple blood tests could direct your GP to find the cause. Elevated liver functions and allergic skin conditions could al ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chethan Sarabu
9 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple Causes: There are many reasons for kids to get itchy skin. Most common is simply dry skin which can be worsened by cold weather and dehydration. Another cau ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Itchy Skin: Itchy skin can be a result of medications. It can also be do to excessive dryness in you house in the winter time. This is known as winter itch eczema ... Read More
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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Mild soaps/moisturiz: I'd recommend a mild soap like Dove Sensitive Skin or Cetaphil. A daily moisturizer that is scent free ( like Cetaphil or Vanicream ). Use dye-free &a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience Dermatology
Itchy rash: The most common cause is dty skin. Moisterize after bath or shower when skin is still slightly moist. This will help maintain the moisture in the sk ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Sarna lotion: Drink water, use moisturizers such as sarna for sensitive skin, apply aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil when in the shower on your wash cloth, and use witch h ... Read More
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