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Can Toothpaste Relieve Itchy Skin
Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more
Decrease drying: Decrease hot showers and strong soap or cleansers. Appplication of moisturizer to skin which is slightly moist helps. ...Read more
Skin irritation: Probably what is call contact dermatitis. This means skin irritation form contact. The wax could have caused this. Swelling is due to the the pulling. You should use a Shea butter based skin lotion and see if that works. If not try a 1% hydrocortisone cream, like Aveno for itch. If the swelling worsens, please see a doctor ...Read more
Looking for any suggestions on immediate relief options for extreme itchy skin due to tinea versicolor. The itch ends up hurting so badly
My daughter looks like she may have mild eczema with dry itchy skin. What lotion & bath wash can I use to help relieve the itching & add moisture?
Aveeno, (oatmeal)cerave: Aveeno oatmeal is good for bath. For lotions cerave, or by prescription epiceram, hylatopic, or eletone. Oral supplementation with flaxseed or krill oil can add essential fattys acids to decrease eczema. Also recent studies show benefit of oral vitamin d. Lastly 50 per cnet of eczema patients can improve with probiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?
How can I get relief from dry itchy skin on my forehead and eyebrows from rosacea? I take doxycycline but that doesn't control the drying skin in fall
Check out these : Links.Take care! (consider visiting us in las vegas in the fall and get a massage. The oil they rub all over u will definitely solve your problem. Just a thought!) http://w.m.webmd.com/healthy-beauty/features/ten-winter-skin-care-tips. http://beauty.about.com/od/skinflaws/a/skinsavers.htm. ...Read more
Creams and pills: you can also consider taking an antihistamine depending on the cause of the itchy skin. Some to consider are benadryl (diphenhydramine) (but this can make you sleepy) or zyrtec instead of claritin. They are all over the counter. Itchy skin may also be due to dryness so try keeping your skin well moisturized as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xerosis: Often pertains to skin that is dry and needs a topical moisturizer. ...Read more
Moisturize: Itching usually results from skin trauma with activation of small nerve fibers. If generalized, then dry skin usually to blame. Lower the heat when bathing, use fragrance-free and extract-free soaps that are gentle, and moisturize with non-alcohol containing product frequently. If this does not work, then a health screen may be indicated. ...Read more
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