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why do my legs burn when i put lotion on them

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Sensitive skin: When you shave you are not only removing hair but the top few layers of skin and in possibly damaging some hair follicles. Moisturizing is important b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Many Causes: Lots of reasons for burning. If you keep using the same lotion, you may be having an allergic reaction to it. Does it happen with a different lotion ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No it doesn't: are you putting lotion on because your heel hurts? or is it that your just putting lotion on and then lotion is irritating you?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Razor: You may wish to invest in a high quality women's razor that is pre-lubricated. This can really cut down on damage to your skin.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Contact dermatitis: You either have an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis--a reaction to something your skin is coming in contact with. Most common agents are eithe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
TIme 2 change brands: Many people develop local reactions to a deoderant if they ahve been using the same brand for along time. Changing brands will often solve the problem ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is your skin: dry or sunburned? Overly dry skin is not as good a barrier against preservatives or chemicals in lotions or other products (as compared to skin that i ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Try not to rub: Your eyes are sensitive to mechanical irritation, such as rubbing. Try avoiding this & use an over the counter antihistamine eye drop like Zaditor ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Ease up!: You are probably pressing too hard as you pull the razor across your face, and you're removing a layer of skin cells along with your beard. Ease up. T ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry Dick Syndrome: Do you have calluses on your palms...?Or, have you been shaving down there or using different soaps or other stuff?Most lotions have some kind of acid ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Dry skin ?: or you may have cold hypersensitivity, esp if you have taken certain antibiotics recently. Try moisturizers, and if you see a rash, then you will nee ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergy/Sensitivity: You may have an allergy or your eyes may just be sensitive to the alcohol or scent in the perfume. If the irritation persists throughout the day i wou ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Irritation: You mascara may be irrtating your eyes. Dry eyes and allergy can cause burnning sensation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BROKEN HAND SALT: Salt, when applied to any cut or bruise, will make it burn. Don't!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Moisturize: Applying a hypoallergenic moisturizer prior to sunscreen may act as a barrier and help prevent irritation. Alternatively, forego the sunscreen and op ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Common: Use a tiny amount. Wait 20 min after washing before application of differen. Use a moisturizer after you apply differen. Use just 2 or 3 times a week ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Moisture wicking.: Dry max, nike and other companies make moisture wicking socks. They might cost a little more but may be well worth your while.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Hand eczema.: You are describing a common phenomenon that occurs more often in winter due to the colder, drier weather and the more frequent hand washing. Lotion is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal response: Body tries to lose excess heat through exposes skin and face is a natural outlet for heat loss by dilating the vessels. The process may produce the fe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electric: Razors tend to be more gentle on the skin. That night be a simple solution.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Burn : Your dermatologist can prescribe medication to stop the itch.

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