Top
20
Doctor insights on: Can Dry Skin Cause Acne

Share
1

1
Hi I have acid reflux, gastritis, strawlike hair which is thinning, acne, missed period, dry skin, irregular bowel movements. What could this be?

Hi I have acid reflux, gastritis, strawlike hair which is thinning, acne, missed period, dry skin, irregular bowel movements. What could this be?

Go see ur family doc: While we usually try to narrow things down to one diagnosis to explain all symptoms, you might have two or more going on, which is why it's important to tell your family doc what's going on & get complete evaluation. Your acid reflux & gastritis are variations on a theme. However, strawlike thinning hair, missed period, dry skin & irregular bowel mvmts might be thyroid disease eg hypothyroidism. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,147 doctors shared insights

Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


2

2
I have acne but really dry skin and I wanted to know if bio oil would help or just cause more acne?

I have acne but really dry skin and I wanted to know if bio oil would help or just cause more acne?

See a dermatologist: Bio oil is not what you need. There are various kinds of acne with different approaches to therapy. You may do best with oral spironolone. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
These random scars appeared on the right side ofmy face today. I've never had acne or anything. Just dry skin. What are possible causes?

These random scars appeared on  the right side ofmy face today. I've never had acne or anything. Just dry skin. What are possible causes?

It's a mystery.: scars can only happen after trauma, injury, or infection. If none of these happened, I don't know how you get it. Dry skin would not cause "scar". ...Read more

4

4
My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

My acne products cause my skin to peel and dry, but i've got combination oily and dry skin. I don't want to use a cream moisturizer, what should I do?

Try pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://bit.ly/146axow. ...Read more

5

5
Apply gel Retin-a to acne. Cause dry skin. Can i do laser co2?

Apply gel Retin-a to acne.
Cause dry skin.
Can i do laser co2?

Accutane= dry skin: Accutane is the oral form of Retin A (tretinoin). Generally we do not use both. You will have dry skin, especially lips, until you finish accutane. Why would you want to do laser? See how you look after 20 weeks of accutane. ...Read more

7

7
What to do if I am 17 I have acne and dry skin?

What to do if I am 17 I have acne and dry skin?

Manage the acne: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. It is not pleasant, especially if your skin tends to be dry already, but it is the mainstay of most treatment regimens short of isotretinoin. ...Read more

8

8
I have dry skin on face causing acne, any suggestions?

I have dry skin on face causing acne, any suggestions?

Dry: Non soap cleansers to wash and fragrance free moisturizers daily will help dry skin. Acne is not a result of dry skin but rather hormonally controlled increase in oil production with blocked pores and bacterial production. See a dermatologist for treatment options and diagnosis. ...Read more

10

10
How do I find a good routine for cleaning my face? I have acne but i think I have dry skin.

How do I find a good routine for cleaning my face? I have acne but i think I have dry skin.

Gentle cleanser: Acne does not resolve with washing your face a million times a day; however, you should clean it twice a day with a gentle cleanser, like cetaphil, if you have dry skin. ...Read more

11

11
What is the best acne wash for dry skin?

What is the best acne wash for dry skin?

Acne wash : There are many different brands-they include cetaphil, cerave, oilattum, dove.And ultra gentle cleanser by neutrogena. If you ask you dermatologist , he or she may give you samples so you can try some of them. ...Read more

12

12
I got acne, will aquaphor be good for my dry skin?

Acne: Aquaphor is an excellent moisturizer but i would not recommend it for the face as it will clog the pores. Use a moisturizing lotion instead on the dry areas. ...Read more

13

13
What is a good face wash to use for acne and dry skin?

What is a good face wash to use for acne and dry skin?

Acne treatment no Rx: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic hyopallergenic and fragrance free moisturizer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What facial products could help with dry skin from acne?

What facial products could help with dry skin from acne?

Oil free moisturizer: Use oil free products that will moisturize and remember to drink more water since you may be dehydrated at the end of summer. ...Read more

15

15
Please tell me what should I do for my acne prone dry skin?

Please tell me what should I do for my acne prone dry skin?

Acne treatment no Rx: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle hyopallergenic fragrance free cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is it normal to have dry skin after taking acne medication?

Is it normal to have dry skin after taking acne medication?

Yes: Accutane, the powerful medicine that dermatologists can prescribe, always produces dry skin that may also itch, burn, and/or be sun-sensitive. Even topical retinoic acid compounds can do the same. Your physician may be able to help you manage these. Good luck with your treatment. ...Read more

17

17
What to do if I have dry skin and What to do if I have acne. I was wondering if ibefore going to bed to moisturise my face?

What to do if I have dry skin and What to do if I have acne. I was wondering if ibefore going to bed to moisturise my face?

There are many: treatments for acne patients with dry skin, but you need to see a dermatologist and many moisturizers can cause break outs so look for topicals with nicotinamide ...Read more

18

18
I have combination skin and have acne problem. The skin turning rough and dry skin. Canyou advise daily use cream that gives glowy skin without acne?

I have combination skin and have acne problem. The skin turning rough and dry skin. Canyou advise daily use cream that gives glowy skin without acne?

Dermatology: Sorry, but you need the advice and management of a true professional.Please seek a consultation with a board certified dermatologist. Good luck ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may need to see a dermatologist for injection of an anti-inflammatory to calm swelling and pain. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,459 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
1,665 doctors shared insights

Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more