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Dry Skin around both eyes and itchy eye corner. Also very itchy head scalp only at the back of head. Started month or two back. Taking allergy medicine (antihistamine) no help. Pl advice.

Dry Skin around both eyes and itchy eye corner. Also very itchy head scalp only at the back of head. Started month or two back. Taking allergy medicine (antihistamine) no help. Pl advice.

Skin, eyes, head: If antihistamine is not of help to you must, as soon as possible, see your primary doctor to help you get rid of symptoms. Your doctor might want to send you to a specialist.
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Does hemochromatosia cause dry skin?

Does hemochromatosia cause dry skin?

Hemochromatosis: Ichthyosiform alterations, skin atrophy, koilonychia, and hair loss may also be evident. In the series of 100 patients, ichthyosis-like changes were evident in 46% of patients. Ichthyosiform changes may be mild or marked. Skin affected with ichthyosiform changes is very dry. Cutaneous atrophy was observed in 42% of 100 patients, usually on the anterior surface of the leg. ...Read more

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Does anemia cause dry skin?

Does anemia cause dry skin?

Why anemic?: The initial approach to the patient with anemia is to perform a complete history and physical examination along with a review of the results of a complete blood count (CBC) with white blood cell differential, platelet count, reticulocyte count, and an examination of the peripheral blood smear. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause dry skin?

Can pregnancy cause dry skin?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy causes many physical and hormonal changes. The thyroid gland is supercharged and may become somewhat depleted causing dry skin ...Read more

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What would cause dry skin on the penis?

Dry weather: Not much different than any other skin. Would use gentle body lotion to target those dry spots but otherwise wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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Can dandruff or dry skin cause greasy hair?

Can dandruff or dry skin cause greasy hair?

Not really: Flaking/dandruff can be the result of oily skin, which irritates the skin and causes flaking. Common mistake to think flaking is from dry skin, but if greasy hair then not dry skin so shampoos daily foroily skin helpful. ...Read more

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What is a causes for itchy skin other than dry skin?

What is a causes for itchy skin other than dry skin?

Fungus: Any dermatitis for that matter can cause itching. A sunburn can cause itching, any response that will cause inflammation can cause itching. ...Read more

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Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Well: Not usually. To diagnose a rash need to see it or take pictures try HealthTap for Doctors for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

What causes dry skin? What is the natural treatment for it?

Dry skin is usually: Related to lack of a protein in the surface of your skin. Natural treatments are simple like using gentle skin cleansers, body oils and lubricants to seal in moisture, taking supplements like Vitamin B and E. I like adding petrolatem to my bathtub or when the skin is still wet. I also find urea or lactic acid based products work well ...Read more

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Does thryronorm 25mg cause of alopecia and dry skin with echema?

Thyroid: The underlying thyroid condition would most likely cause these symptoms and not the meds used to treat it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be some other causes for itchy skin other than dry skin?

What could be some other causes for itchy skin other than dry skin?

Allergy, infection: Causes include scabies, a mite infection, a reaction to a medication, a reaction to laundry detergent, fabric softener, new clothing. In addition it could be sign of eczema where rash is not yet apparent. If significant and not improved with otc cream see dermatologist or primary care physician. ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin in the winter?

What causes dry skin in the winter?

Low humidity: In northern areas the air is outside is low in humidity and indoors heated homes the air is low in humidity which drys out your skin amd aggravates eczema. Use moisturizers and a humfidier to improve indoor air quality. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin on my cheeks in the summer?

What causes dry skin on my cheeks in the summer?

The sun: Is the number one culprit! Use sunblock, hats, and lotions/creams after you get out of the sun to keep moisturized. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

Let me explain: The most cases of dry skin are caused by environmental exposures, certain diseases also can significantly alter the function and appearance of your skin.
1-weather.
2-central heating and air conditioning.
3-hot baths and showers.
4-harsh soaps and detergents.
5-sun exposure.
6-atopic dermatitis.
7-psoriasis.
8-thyroid disorders.
9- aging. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia cause dry skin?

Unknown: In my years of practice I have never come across anesthesia causing dry skin. If dryness is continuing to be a concern I suggest you visit your pvp or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more