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Doctor insights on: Dry Flacky Skin

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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

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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.

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

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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?

Schedule a visit: You need to set up an office visit with your doctor. There are too many possibilities that need to be excluded. I would not be surprised if lab work is indicated. ...Read more

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What are good treatments for dry flacky dead skin for face?

What are good treatments for dry flacky dead skin for face?

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

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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

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Can you tell me is avoe vera good for flacky dry, itchy, burning, inflamed skin?

Can you tell me is avoe vera good for flacky dry, itchy, burning, inflamed skin?

Sometimes -: Don't use it in place on a good moisturized though. Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. ...Read more

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What can make the skin dry?

What can make the skin dry?

Multiple: Cold temperatures and low humidity during winter,harsh soap,age,genetics,atopic dermatitis,medications for various conditions,thyroid disease ...Read more

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Why does skin get dry with age?

Why does skin get dry with age?

Natural aging: That is part of natural aging but can be exagerated bytoo much exposure to sun, not drinking enough water, and not moisturising the skin, usin soaps that dry the skin of its natural moisture. ...Read more

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How can I treat dry winter skin?

How can I treat dry winter skin?

Moisturize: The only way to treat dry skin is to replenish the oils that are lost by moisturizing. The best time to moisturize is immediately after shower while your skin the damp. ...Read more

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What causes the skin to dry fast?

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

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Can my skin be dry and not look dry?

Can my skin be dry and not look dry?

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

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My skin is very dry what should I do?

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

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My sis skin is dry, how to over come it?

My sis skin is dry, how to over come it?

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

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Why is my skin extremely dry and darkening?

Eczema: Dryness can be a sign of eczema or atopic dermatitis. The subtle inflammation that is associated with dryness can cause the skin to darken in color. One natural way to lighten dark skin is a product called intilight. ...Read more

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My skin is horribly dry - what should I use?

My skin is horribly dry - what should I use?

Cream or ointment: The best are cerave cream, nivea creme, aveeno (oatmeal) cream, cetaphil cream. Buy one pound jars. Eucerin cream, good, just hard to spread; aquaphor ointment is good, just too greasy. ...Read more

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My skin is dry how could i get my glow back?

My skin is dry how could i get my glow back?

Lotion, emollient: Use of emollient lotions should help give you your "glow" back and treat dry skin. ...Read more

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Is it good to let the skin air dry after a shower?

Is it good to let the skin air dry after a shower?

No science: There is no recommendation from medicine on how you dry yourself after bathing. ...Read more

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What things can you eat to make your skin less dry?

What things can you eat to make your skin less dry?

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