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Chafing Of The Skin
CeraVe: Cerave moisturizing cream could help reduce dryness if applied regularly. ...Read more
Chafing is skin irritation because of something rubbing against the skin, such as from clothing or sports equipment. Helpful ideas include avoiding rough clothing, wearing 100\% cotton fabric, cutting off clothing tags, or changing to different types of sports clothes and sports activities to decrease the rubbing on ...Read more
Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a chronic yeast infection of the skin. The main symptom is patches of discolored skin with sharp borders and fine scale. This skin condition can be controlled but not cured. Treatment is with topical anti yeast medication like Nizoral cream or oral medication like ketoconazole. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry, rough skin: These patches of skin would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
See below: If you mean the site of the needle puncture, it could be a hematoma, blood under skin, which can change colour. ...Read more
Sensitive skin : One cause on irritation on the abdomen is nickel allergy from clips on jeans and belt buckles. If this is your problem avoidance is the best treatment. ...Read more
Severe itching and burning sensation throughout the skin of vagina extending from the skin just above clitoris to the skin just below the vaginal hole, a small swelling with redness just at the entrance of the vaginal hole and..
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Possibly: It can happen but is not common. There are blistering allergic conditions called bulbous disease. These require systemiic, internal medications to control. ...Read more
Is peeling/chafing of the skin a good thing when using 2% salicylic acid astringent on face? Should it be doing this?
My vaginal lips often swell when on my period. This time they seemed to have become chafed and the skin was itchy and cracked? Now the skin is peeling
Ouch!: The vulva is not a spot that is conducive to public scratching or is endured with patience. Obviously, the vulva is reacting to your menstrual flow, pads, or harsh soaps in the area. Eliminate the soaps, douches, and prolonged use of "medicated" mini or maxi pads(including panty liners) and if this continues see a GYN MD for causes. ...Read more
What would cause my partners penis to become chafed with dry peeling skin after sex? My vagina or the sex itself?
Big swollen pimples, chafing dark skin around the pantyline, brown, grey, yellow discharge foul smell, i need a cure. Please help. Do i need a doctor?
Hidradenitis?: You should see a doctor. In particular you may want to consider seeing either a dermatologist or a general surgeon. If this is hidradenitis suppurativa then early treatment can be effective and improve quality of life. The sooner you see someone the sooner this can be correctly diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more
Bumpy rash on inner thigh near vagina? Not inside of my vagina or lips and I'm pregnant. Possible causes? Chafed skin from shaving? First time w/ this
Skin lightening: There are the otc products like meladerm cream, dermology skin brightener and skin bright skin brightener that work welll. There is also kojic acid, ambi fade cream, palmers fade cream, and others. Your dermatologist can write for a stronger bleaching cream called hydroquinone. ...Read more
Some skin on the side of my penis got chafed raw. It heals with sensitive pink skin (that chafes again easily) but will it ever get back to normal?
Most likely...: It isn't a skinned knee, but if you picture that it might help. First after scrape is pink / thin / delicate skin that is easily reinjured. Then over time (up to few weeks) it strengthens to normal. If it's been much longer, then should see dr, as might be fungal infection or other issue present. ...Read more
I have a very acidic stool and it burns the skin around my anus causing my skin to chafe badly. When I wipe I notice a grainy residue on the tissue.
Please see: Please see a gastroenterologist to have this evaluated. They may also have you see a dermatologist to check your skin. ...Read more
I have dry, dark skin on my bum. Where the cheeks meet at the top. I have never had this before. Is this a cause from chafing or excess sweating?
Dry skin: There are many possible causes. First step to take care of this is to confirm good hygiene (daily shower or bath) and change underwear daily. Apply moisturizing lotion twice daily. If not better in one week, see your doctor. ...Read more
The skin on the shaft and base of my penis became red, itchy, chafed w/no bumps/blisters, 3 days after I clipped in that area.What could this be?
Hello. My Penis shaft has chafe/rash for about 6months, it flares up with sex or masturbation, more so the latter... Skin dries & peels daily.itchy at this time & touch sensitive when red & raw but no pain otherwise.Tried candizole & moisturiser. Thx?
Dermatologist input: is what you need, although you described the condition briefly, you need to be physically examined with a good history to reach a diagnosis, best wishes ...Read more
I chafed my foreskin tip while masturbating a week ago. It's swollen and looks infected (white spots of 1mm). Penis head is fine and urination is OK.
Foreskin: You may have an infection. Please see your doctor to prevent further spread. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Topical medication: If i understand correctly, you have eczema and when it heals you are left with darker skin in the affected areas? There are creams (tretinoin, hydroquinone) that can be used to treat what you have (called post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation) but these are by prescription. ...Read more
Corn starch to keep: skin dry, cotton clothing to prevent allergy and irritation for a start ...Read more
I have discoloration and chaffing between my butt cheeks. what do you suggest to get my skin back to its natural color?
Decrease chafing: There may be psoriasis, yeast or fungal infection. This will not be able to treated adequately with o/c creams. Mica tin cream o/c could help a yeast or fungal infection. This could be combined as tolerated with lac5 for gradual peeling of dark skin. Top layer should be diaper cream to separate skin to decrease friction. For prescription strength cream see dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I had sex the first time 2 months ago. Now a section of the tip of my penis has a little skin missing and is a little red. could this be chaffing?
I have chaffing from my vagina to anus and skin loss. started as itchy before cycle but got much worse during cycle. used monistast and antibiotic oin?
Show a doc urgently: Any kind of skin loss is a major cause for concern. In this sensitive area, it's highly important for a doctor to assess the extent of damage to your skin and figure out the risks you're exposed to. Not to scare you, but you don't want a more serious problem arising from a breakdown of the all-important skin barrier. Possibly you're allergic to topical agents used--maybe made it worse. Call MD now ...Read more