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Dead Skin On Hands
Skin on hands and arms cracks severely especially on palms fingers and nails skin on arms turns red and splotchy. Painful and itchy.
PPlease see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more
Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more
Had sores on scalp from hair dye. Now have dry flaky scalp and small circles of dry peeling skin on arms, legs, neck and feet?
Uncertain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Moisturizer: Try using a good moisturizer after using the exfoliating agent. ...Read more
Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very oily skin no matter how much washed. Painful itchy skin. Rash on back face neck scalp. Skin hurts. New soap. Reaction maybe?
Dry Skin Possibly: It could be that you are experiencing dry skin. Using a moisturizer as soon as you get out of the shower (while your skin is still damp) will lock in the moisture and prevent your skin from drying out. Try choosing a moisturizer that does not contain any alcohol as this can be drying as well. ...Read more
I have developed brown spots that look like dead skin on my left hand near my knuckles. I'm freaked out. Please help.
Doctor appointment: Without a detailed history plus a photograph or a more detailed description, it is hard to make a diagnosis. I would encourage you to make an appointment with a family practice doctor or a dermatologist. At your young age, I would not generally think that you have a serious skin condition. The unknown is always scary. Try to call for an appointment tomorrow. ...Read more
I have small warts on my hands. Cant see seeds. I've been using compound w then pick off the dead skin. They bleed. How do I permently get kill them?
I have a skin blemish on the palm of my hand. Started out 1/4 of the size but has grown in the last 2-3 months. No pain or itching. Dry dead skin.
I went to scratch an itch and when I pulled my hand away I was holding a dead Tick. I don't know if the head is in my leg or not. How can i tell?
Tick: It's probably easiest to tell by examining the tick itself. Typically, a retained tick head will ease itself out like most foreign bodies or splinters, but may benefit from being covered by some ointment and a bandaid. Trying to dig it out is more likely to introduce infection. The other concern is the multitude of tick-borne diseases, based on where you live and type of tick. ...Read more
I'm 18 and sometimes wake up with a numbness in my head, it feels like a dead arm or hand would. Worried because no one i know has experienced this?
TransientParesthesia: A sensation of pricking, tingling, or creeping on the skin. Transient type is very common. Paresthesias that do not persist are unlikely to be associated with a serious medical problem. Most people have experienced a transient type of paresthesia they describe as "my leg falls asleep" or "tingling sensation on my face". Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
Rabies expsoure? My friend handled a dead street dog and shook my hand after few minutes,dont know if dog has rabies, not sure if i have cuts on skin
A roman candle blew up in my hand saturday and I've got areas of exposed skin and several blisters and areas of dead skin. Do I remove dead skin & bli
My boyfriend hands and fingers just started itching intensely to the point he's clapping his hands to relieve the itch! Its dead skin and little bumps?
I been noticing red spots on hands and all over my body not really notable and hands and feet are dry like dead skin also my stomach is bloated?
May not be related.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I nearly sliced the tip of my thumb off 3 weeks ago i had the stitches out but now the skin is hard and no feeling is there a chance its dead?
Need time: Keep it lubricated with frequent application of aquaphor or vaseline and give it a month to heal. ...Read more
Had my thumb tip stitched back on but the skin is grey. Is it dead or will it heal ok and be viable?
Why won't my toenail stop being painful after a year post surgery removed dead skin but still painful it's the side where the nail was removed pain?
Perhaps: The nail is too wide and digs into the skin. There is a procedure to make the nail less wide. ...Read more
Athletes foot skin between pinky toe has growing dead skin, when removed leaves an indent like hole. now hurts, antibiotics? Which one if so?
Leg thumb amputed coz of diabetes. sores and dead skin keeps on developing under foot . Podiatrist suggested special footwear but no use. Pls advise?
My skin on fingers are becoming dead and feel numbness...it is growing and moving to another fingers n Palm.Is it a kind of fungal infection?
Prescribed an antibiotic and an OTC cream for toe nail fungus September, 2014.Now,I have dead skin? some white solid popping out all over+swelling.
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