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Dry And Scaly With Rings On My Penis
Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?
Dry patch on face: Several things come to mind. He might need more omega 3 fatty acids in his diet or supplements. It might be a patch of fungal infection. It could also be representative of a food sensitivity. It wouldn't hurt to stop gluten and dairy for a month and see if that helps. ...Read more
Why Does my Vagina itch really bad and my husband's head on his penis have red dots with dry skin on head and itch as well?
Sounds like candida: so try monistat OTC for both of you ...Read more
I have a rash on my thigh. It's red with small bumps but smooth and itchy. It looks like dry skin with the white dry skin. Recommendations?
My 2 months baby has a very dry scalp and also white flaky just around his eyebrows and forehead .. Can I use Vaseline on his forehead ?
My penis has swollen all over and is very dry. My balls are also dry and there both very red. Some blisters on penis with yellow gew. See doctor?
My girlfriend has reddnes and pain on the genitalia and I have tiny red bumps and flaking skin around the bumps on my penis head. For about 2 days now?
Here are some ...: If what you described indeed happened to both in the same time frame, one has to consider if these Sx and signs were related with possible use of sex-enhancing or safe-sex- agents or possible STDs. If going away in 2-3 days predictably, the former concern is possible; if lingering, the latter is the concern. Nonetheless, seek timely evaluation and counseling for now and future. ...Read more
My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?
See remark: You may have infection from what you describe? You are uncircumcised.Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day,After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area. Do this for couple of days.If no response,check with a doctor,or visit local health clinic in your town. Good luck ...Read more
Dry flaky patch on shaft of penis along with dry flaky skin around foreskin. What could be wrong?
White, dry patches of skin on my arm and occasionally on my legs. Flaky in appearance but not itchy. Most prominent after water contact... What is it?
There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?
Tinea pedis: A very common cause of rash on the toes is tinea pedis or ring worm (athlete's foot). Very often the outer part forms a ring thus the term ring worm. Other causes are eczema, contact dermatitis, pitted keratolysis, erythrasma and others. I would recommend an over the counter antifungal. If this fails seek help from a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Itchy rash just between thigh and my genital area. Now it's dry and skin are peeling off. The area with rash has widen and darken. Very itchy. Fungus?
Probably: This is most likely a dermatomycosis (superficial skin fungal infection), but without seeing it cannot diagnose. Most family doctors will recognize this immediately if it is what i think, and treatment can begin right away. Go and see your family doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My boyfriend has red circles and patchy marks on his forearms and it's very itchy and dry. What would this be and what can you put on it ?
Eczema: Eczema most commonly causes dry, reddened skin that itches or burns, although the appearance of eczema varies from person to person and varies according to the specific type of eczema. Intense itching (pruritus) is generally the first symptom in most people with eczema. Sometimes, eczema may lead to blisters and oozing lesions. Treatment is with prescription cortisone. ...Read more
My face has been dry, a little red, and burninhg and the skin on the inner part of my elbows are red and dry. Why is my skin reacting this way? Could
Since using differin and Epiduo, my skin on my face has become terribly dry, It has red flaky patches under my nose and on my cheeks. What can I do to?
Stop epiduo: Epiduo is a very expensive way to use Differin. It is Differin + benzoyl peroxide in 1 tube. Differin is to be used ONCE a day. You are using it TWICE!! Throw away the Epiduo. You can get Differin OTC for $12. Benzoyl peroxide is drying. Differin is also. You can get benzoyl peroxide OTC for $5. When you use Differin only once a day, without benzoyl peroxide, your irritation will stop. Use a moist ...Read more
So the rash that my boyfriend has on his penis is dry and scaly and he also has a large spot that’s red and shiny. What do you think this is?
Penile skin rash: There are many genital/penile skin conditions. Most are not serious. "Red and shiny" suggests lichen planus, especially if he also has white or slightly lavender or purple streaks in his mouth, inside the cheeks. However, "dry and scaly" suggest other kinds of dermatitis, like eczema and many more. He should google both for photos, then see doctor to confirm diagnosis and get the best treatment. ...Read more
I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. They are on the head and the shaft. What could it be? Is psoriasis possible on that area?
Urology consult: I would advise having a urologist or dermatologist taking a look at the penis, as there are many causes of a scaly and dry penis. ...Read more
My penis becomes very itchy at points and when i scratch it, it swells and turns red, its become scaly and dry. What is this? Please help.
For months my penis head and round the base have been dry cracked ichy sometimes scaly no pain and gets worse if I use scented soapsin theshower help?
Well: The doctor needs to examine you to give diagnosis and treatment recommend Healthtap visit with photographs of the area ...Read more
A bit red penis head
itchy,dry n scaly sometimes,
Got better using aleo Vera gel
Tried Fluconizole, doxycycline didn't work
Have it for 2-3months?
Dermatology consult: I would recommend a dermatology consult if you have already tried and antifungal and antibacterial treatment. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate between a fungal infection vs contact dermatitis vs eczema or other allergic or atopic dermatitis. Since you have had this for 2-3 months, it is time to have a specialist take a look at it if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment available!: Smile5, you may be suffering from eczema which is a common skin disorder that produces a dry, scaly rash and usually causes itching. Season changes can be a triggering cause. You can try using an over the counter product such as a Hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps. You can also check with the pharmacist for any recommendations. If no improvement, you may need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Scaly feet: The common causes of malodorous, dry, scaling feet is fungal infection, which may be aggravated by poorly ventilated foot wear. Your body's natural level of sweating is also a factor. Finally, your skin may be sensitive to certain materials in foot wear, like leather, tanning chemicals, or latex. ...Read more
War of the worlds.: Although there are several conditions that can account for dry and scaly feet, the common fungal infection, or athlete's foot, tops the list. When the conditions are right, a fungus infects the skin. As the infection increases , the skin begins to crack. The cracking can then allow bacteria to invade the tissues. The odor is from the dead and dying bacteria and fungi. ...Read more
Yeast Infection: Your symptoms are typical of a fungal/yeast infection of the scrotal skin. This can be easily treated with lotrimin over the counter, keeping area clean and ventilated as much as possible, avoiding tight underwear/pants, and also avoiding scratching the area. Showering with cold water will help cool the itching or you may use Cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream to help with the itchiness and redness. ...Read more
With start of winters I have developed this red, dry and scaly patch between my breasts, which burns when dry. What it can be and how can be cured?
Eczema: Several potential treatments. You need to see a skin doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Several things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
The skin on my glans is dry and scaly and there are small bumps on it. It is a little itchy sometime too.
Glans dry and scaly: You may have an infection. Please see your doctor. Peace and good health. This may also be the result of clothing or personal care products. Your doc will let you know. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Seborrhea or...: This could be a condition called seborrhea dermatitis or dandruff, ezcema, or simply dry flaky wax or cerumen; to be certain--you need to have professional examine the ear. All of the above conditions can be easily treated in any doctor's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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