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Can dry skin cause rashes?

Can dry skin cause rashes?

Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. if you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Does dehidration cause itchy skin?

Does dehidration cause itchy skin?

Yes: Drink at least 6-8 8 oz glasses of water per day. Also can add a topical moisturizer. ...Read more

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Itchy skin. No rash. Why does scratching cause bruising?

Itchy skin.  No rash.  Why does scratching  cause bruising?

Trauma: To the small blood vessels under the skin causes them to break and bleed resulting in bruising.Also, as one ages, the skin becomes more thin , less elastic and fragile.If you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners, this will aggregate this mechanism. ...Read more

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What could cause persistent dry and itching skin?

What could cause persistent dry and itching skin?

Dry: Could be over exposure to water or a type of eczema. If otc creams don't work, then see a derm. ...Read more

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Does anemia cause dry skin?

Does anemia cause dry skin?

Why anemic?: The initial approach to the patient with anemia is to perform a complete history and physical examination along with a review of the results of a complete blood count (CBC) with white blood cell differential, platelet count, reticulocyte count, and an examination of the peripheral blood smear. ...Read more

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Does orlistat cause skin irritation?

Not to my knowlege: I do not know of a skin problem with orlistat. It only makes you poop oil if you have fatty intake and take this drug. If you have a rash and are on orlistat, stop the orlistat and see your pcp. ...Read more

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Infection can cause itchy skin?

Infection can cause itchy skin?

Not usually alone: Skin infections typically cause painful red swollen skin. Itching of the skin is usually caused by dermatitis and allergies. ...Read more

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Does teething cause skin blotches?

New to me: Never heard of this before, so i don't think so. Ask your pediatrician to check the skin blotching. And now that your child has teeth erupting, make appointment with pediatric dental specialist for growth & development exam, oral hygiene and diet instructions, Fluoride balancing, and so much more. Don't wait until 2-3, please go now. ...Read more

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Does oily skin cause facial redness?

Does oily skin cause facial redness?

YES: Oil from skin can clog pores causing skin irriation and redness. Gentle soap washing and observation for 2 weeks is advisable. ...Read more

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Does hemochromatosia cause dry skin?

Does hemochromatosia cause dry skin?

Hemochromatosis: Ichthyosiform alterations, skin atrophy, koilonychia, and hair loss may also be evident. In the series of 100 patients, ichthyosis-like changes were evident in 46% of patients. Ichthyosiform changes may be mild or marked. Skin affected with ichthyosiform changes is very dry.Cutaneous atrophy was observed in 42% of 100 patients, usually on the anterior surface of the leg. ...Read more

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What could cause dry, flaking, irritated skin?

Many diseases : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can find out the cause. ...Read more

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Does skin inflammation always itch?

Does skin inflammation always itch?

Not always: Inflammation can be triggered by many things, and generates some chemical reactions that result in redness, warmth and a change in sensation.Often this change is itching but it can be pain instead. Some causes of inflammation can result in an allergic reaction, which usually itches, but again can instead cause pain. Local cooling can be helpful, & anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen may be used. ...Read more

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What causes dry, itchy and irritated skin?

Eczema,contact demat: The commonest cause is eczema, and it can be due to contact dermatitis to several allegens, like plants , detergents, soaps or any other product comes in contact with skin, as well as climate and sun exposure, food allergies, use of heat and airconditioning in home. ...Read more

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Does fungus or bactria cause itchy scaly scalp?

Does fungus or bactria cause itchy scaly scalp?

Both, usually fungus: Both can do it, but usually it is associated more with fungal infections. ...Read more

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What can stop dry and itchy flaking scalp?

Emollient: The treatment of dry scaling of the skin is a common condition if dry areas, and may be prevented with use of emollient. ...Read more