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Causes Of Painful Dry Skin On The Elbows
I have very dry skin and a pimple type of bump on my right elbow it gets really irritating and itchy what should I do?
37 yr 6 ft w-83kg. Dry skin problem in my both hands which is started from my elbow to down wards. The skin looks line old man skin even in summer.
Moisturizer: Try applying a moisturizer like alphakeri lotion while your skin is still wet after bathing or showering. Wear sleeves to protect your skin from the sun. ...Read more
Such might be eczema: To treat mild or moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. Avoid soaps. The scrotum needs more careful attention. A dermatologist can help, with other creams. ...Read more
Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?
Combination of Aloe vera, Vaseline and moisturizer.
Aloe Vesta is a popular brand. Apply 3-4 x a day.
If not better, please see a dermatologist or video conference with one at Healthtap ...Read more
Mild sunburn 2mo ago. Lotion applied to prevent dry skin. Ever since arm won't stop itching badly, turns red and gets warm to the touch. Cause?
I have dry skin on my stomach and under my arm near breast. What is this caused by? I have used cream but it hasn't disappeared.
Dry skin: Dryness is usually caused by excessive water exposure or harsh soaps. ...Read more
I'm hispanic and recently got two dark spots on my arm thought it was from a bug bite but now they are getting dry skin in them I'm worried what it is?
There is a patch of skin on my fore arm that is very tiny bumps, not red, not itchy. I had shingles last year and it is on the same arm. Dry skin? Or?
Skin lesions: May just be dry skin (try moisturizing cream several times a day; avoid very hot baths/showers & harsh soaps). Might be sun damage from too much exposure; see doc for evaluation; actinic keratoses are easily treated via many methods. Use sunscreen when outdoors, even on cloudy days. If blisters form, may be recurrence of shingles (not common) but best treated early. ...Read more
Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what I thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an
Dry skin?: From your description, the problem appears to be what is called keratosis pilaris. Skin tags have a stem. I would suggest that you try applying a moisturizer on your body within 3 mins after bathing and perhaps another application with or without bathing 12 hrs later and see if you can see improvement after about a week. If not, consult a dermatologist. Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My penis itches my knee itches my arm itches forearms its white discoloration dry skin on my penis?
Need more info...: How long have these itches been? How these bother you? Have you lived in a new house or eaten something new? . All these issues need to be addressed. As to Rx, try moistening the skin with gentle washing with no harsh soaps or... and applying creams for dry skin + lightly touch 1% hydrocortisone caream to the itchy spots and see... Of course, seek evaluation and counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?
My 8-yo has dry skin bumpy rash heaviest on upper body. Big flat rash above arm pit. 3 reddish around waist. Stom bug 4 wks ago. New vitamins&new house?
I have been breaking out all over face neck arms and stomach. I also have a patch of itchy dry skin on my back shoulder and another small patch on arm?
Sounds: It sounds like you have eczema. Please see a dermatologist for treatment and to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism lead to bruising easily and dry skin and dry scabs that won't heal I have 2 small ones on arm my mom & aunt have hypothyroidism?
Yes, for dry skin: Untreated hypothyroidism can certainly cause dry skin, but it would be unlikely to cause bruising or scabs. I see that you are on advil, (ibuprofen) this can contribute to bruising. Considering your family history, it would be reasonable to get a free T4 and TSH level done to look at your thyroid function. ...Read more
Hi I'm on holiday and its 40degrees. Like many women I have a little thigh rubbing but it has caused a few red lumps and dry skin - there is also a yellow liquid that comes from them. It's very painful what can you recommend I do? Thank you!!
Zinc oxide: Chafing or rubbing of the thighs can result in various skin issues including the development of bullae with serous (inflammatory fluid). I would reccomend you apply a form of barrier cream. There are many types but many of them are thick, white and formulated with zinc oxide. The zinc oxide creams with vitamin a and vitamin d will also help healing ...Read more
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