Saint Paul, MN
A 18-year-old female asked:
my skin gets very dry even if i put lotion coconut oil anything to moisturize my skin nothing helps what should i use ?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
General Practice 51 years experience
Dry skin.: Wash your hand less frequently with soap and water. Avoid using hot water.You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement.
3707 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.