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Dry Flacky Skin
I have white dry flacky skin by on my pubic hair area what would that b and how doin get rid of it?
Dry skin in groin: Ringworm is a fungal infection on the skin and may infect different areas of the body. If the fungi infect the area around the groin, referred to as jock itch or tinea cruris, an individual may experience symptoms such as red, scaly patches of skin. Treatment can be with Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. ...Read more
Hi i have dry flacky skin on the underside of my penis shaft since 4 weeks ago after sex with my girlfriend.no pain and not itchy.
Possible reaction: This is a nonspecific finding.Could there have been a skin reaction to condom, spermatacide cream, detergents? Has your partner had a vaginal infection,std or significant discharge? Apparently you haven't seen any blistering suggesting herpes. If skin changes persist, consult a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
First tingling hands&feet about a week(now only here and there)than dry flacky skin including face(up arm/leg to)month later numbness now 2 days, small red painless spot under skin finger print area?
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
Flacky and dry skin and irritation on penis..Please help its feels like to scratch the skin on penis as well the penis area is itchy i m 18 n worried?
See below: May be fungal infection (like jock itch that has extended to penis) or might be psoriasis. Can try otc antifungal cream (lamisil) on affected areas; keep area clean & dry (talcum powder or antifungal spray [cruex/tinactin/desenex..] & wash underwear, towels, bedding in hot water (w/ bleach if possible). May take 2-3 weeks to clear. See pcp to get his/her diagnosis & treatment options. ...Read more
Fast Dry Skin: Lowered relative humidity at home or in the workplace can cause dryness of the skin, especially in the winter time. There are also some medications that can be responsible for excessive skin dryness. ...Read more
Yes: Think of the palm of your hands & the soles of your feet. They often get that dry feeling making you reach out for lotion or cream, even though there is usually no visible signs of peeling, cracking or fissuring. ...Read more
Dry Skin: Moisturizers provide a seal over your skin to keep water from escaping. Thicker moisturizers work best, such as over-the-counter brands eucerin and cetaphil. You may also want to use cosmetics that contain moisturizers. Use warm water and limit bath time. Avoid harsh, drying soaps (use dove liquid soap). Apply moisturizers immediately after bathing. Try to use detergent without dyes or perfumes. ...Read more
Dry skin: Dryness is usually caused by excessive water exposure or harsh soaps. Best treatment is decreased water exposure, use alot of moisturizers such as cetaphil and use a milder soap. If these don't help, see a derm for prescription creams. ...Read more
No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more
None: Avoid caustic soaps. Use emollients or moisturizers, especially after soaking in water. Diet not relevant. Consuming large volumes of water will only produce large volumes of urine. I favor ceramide creams for many people. These are found in Eucerin, Aveeno, Nutrogena, CeraVe, generics. ...Read more