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Burnt Skin Shower
Sunburn: Cooling off the burn can help at first with cool compresses using ice and cold water. Over the counter Hydrocortisone or prescription creams can help. Taking oral Ibuprofen pills can help reduce the inflammation and offer fast relief. If there are actual blisters, you need to watch for infection. ...Read more
VisualDX : Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunburn: If you are using a tanning bed and are getting the symptoms you describe then this is probably a sunburn, plain and simple. Of course, as a dermatologist, i would recommend against tanning beds. If you are getting these symptoms then you are basically burning your skin just as if you were being exposed to sunlight. ...Read more
Treat as burn: Keep the skin clean and prevent infection. ...Read more
Penis head skin burned with Retin A (tretinoin). Skin is papery, dull, reddish& dry. What to apply to heal it? Applied moisturizing cream, it hurts when applied.
No: Nothing about your boyfriend's clothing will cause wrinkles or larger pores. ...Read more
How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....
Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Very oily skin no matter how much washed. Painful itchy skin. Rash on back face neck scalp. Skin hurts. New soap. Reaction maybe?
Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.
Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner. ...Read more
Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions
Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is relatively common. It is caused by pityrosporum ovale, a type of yeast that is normally found on human skin. The main symptom is patches of discolored skin with sharp borders (edges) and fine scales. The patches are often dark reddish-tan in color. The most common sites are the back, underarms, upper arms, and chest. ...Read more
Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!
Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more
I got very Sun burnt about 4 months and it never healed completely. My shoulders are still slightly red and warm to the touch especially after I shower. They don't hurt anymore though. Is this normal? I'm worried I have skin cancer
Prob not cancer: usually burns resolve after this long. May have persistent pigmentation or redness. Would see derm if continues to be a problem ...Read more
No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more
Post-shower shedding: Not having done an exam iit sounds like your skin may be dry. If this is the case, avoiding hot water, using a gentle cleanser, and using a rich moisturizer within 10 minutes of getting out of the shower may help. If this continues consider a consultation with a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Shower skin: Indeed the skin does peel or the dead parts let go. ...Read more
Likely dead skin: cells, but see your doctor or dermatologist ...Read more
Not harmful: If your skin feels dried out due to the showers try a moisturizer and mild soap. ...Read more
I was in the sun and got burnt quite badly however my skin is hot to touch I feel freezing myself what could this be ?
While taking a shower my head became extremely sensitive once i put my head under it. My whole body became tingly and i nearly collapsed. Why?
I have semi-dark patches on my skin . It usually is less visible right after some tough shower scrubbing but it won't fully go away. What may this be?
Dark Patches: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more
I need some advice on my boyfriend, i live with my boyfriend and the thing is he hasent taken any shower's in several week's, and his skin is smelling?
Set limits: If you live together then proper hygiene is to be expected. Is he depressed or is there some other reasons he isn't taking care of hygiene.? ...Read more
I rub my skin &see dirtiness like black come off and I only shower once a week how many times should I shower what product do I use to remove deadskin?
Forget "exfoliation": Just wash. I wash every day. Most people do. Some people claim they never wash and do not wish to disturb the normal bacteria on their skin. They claim they smell good. I suggest you just do the usual thing, just wash every day. Use water. Use skin cleanser according to your tastes. It need not be expensive. Do not fall for the ads seeking to hook you into expensive products. ...Read more
What to do if I got out the shower, I dry myself off. but, when I rub my skin, there is dirt that rubs off. I was wondering how to actually clean my body well?
If you shower with: cleanser then the dirt you are rubbing off is likely dead skin, so I suggest you add a scrub to help exfolitate ...Read more
Nerve Endings & Burn: There are first and second degree burns, and each is divided into superficial and deep burns. Then there are third degree burns, in which we find that the skin layer is totally damaged and it may even reach to muscles or bones and the skin loses its elasticity and becomes very dry and hard. In this case the patient does not feel much pain because nerve endings are damaged due to burning. ...Read more
Needs to heal: If you are having sunburn you may need wound care if it is second or third degree. See a doctor if you are blistering or peeling. Try to avoid doing anything to your skin if it is sun burned other than burn care which includes ice immediately and a doctor visit if it a large area of skin. ...Read more