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Best Soap For Dry Skin
Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more
I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.
Hypoallergenic : Cleansers or lotions that are formulated for dry sensitive skin and dermatology tested such as aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, cerave, nutraderm, eucerin, lubriderm, vanicream, burt's bees, neutrogena are all good. Be sure to avoid lotions and cleansers that contain fragrance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor!!! I have a problem nd that is my dry skin... Nd I knw the reason y it is because I live in a place where hard water is. So tell me nw what precautions to be taken for it? And what kind of soaps and shampoos to be used...???
Dry skin: Water softening units can be installed in the home to remove minerals from water. Avoid overly hot or long showers/bathing. Use gentle soaps/conditioners (dove soap) and moisturize frequently throughout the day (and always right after you pat dry after bathing). Can use heavier moisturizers/creams such as Cetaphil, Eucerin Aquaphor and lighter ones that contain no alcohol or additives (Vanicrea ...Read more
Information: There is nos soap any beter than another. Soap has a drying effect on the skin. Moisturizing reams andlotons will help after bathing or showering. ...Read more
See doctor: You can try neutrogena gentle facial cleanser but it is best to see doctor so you can get better recommendation once doctor see your skin contition. ...Read more
Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil.. Advise?
Hello!my penis has a really dry skin. I tried to use baby soap for shower and for clothes. Does exist some cream for that? Regards.
Try...: Using a soap with moisturizer built in and shower in lukewarm water. Try this for a few weeks, if nothing has changed then use a Hydrocortisone cream. Also, it would help if you went to see a dermatologist so that they could recommend other solutions, since I am not there to see the condition. ...Read more
Why do my hands absorb the soap applied when scrubbing them before i even wash off the water? I have dry skin/ eczema? Is it due to this?
Likely: The skin is more interested in the water mixed with the soap. In eczema there is a possibility that trace amount of soap may be absorbed due to the impaired skin barrier. More importantly, you need to consider applying a moisturizer on your skin after washing. Avoid scented and antibacterial soap as well. ...Read more
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