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Dry Flaky Skin On Areola
I am still nursing my 22 month old, and I noticed minor dry flaky skin in crease of areola and side of nipple, not on the nipple itself, no itchiness.
Dryness: I would try a little moisturiser and that should help ...Read more
I am currently experiencing dry flaky skin on right breast. Some on left breast as well. On and around areola. Could this be due to dry skin?
Flaky skin on areola, both sides, being treated for yeast and staph. Yeast infection downstairs. Not improving much anywhere. Could it be Paget's?
Possible: Most malignancies developing in the breast begin within the lining cells of the milk ducts and invade as infiltrating duct cancer. The breast ducts form a confluence meeting in the center of the breast at the skin level as the nipple. Those malignancies arising in the terminal milk ducts spill onto the areola as Pagets disease which is is a rare form of breast cancer in which cancer cells collect in or around the nipple. The nipple and areola often become scaly, red, itchy, and irritated. When this area doesn't heal, biopsy is indicated. ...Read more
I have a dry and at times itchy patch of skin on my areola. It's flaky and seems wounded. It's been there for weeks now. I'm really worried. I'm 17.
Have this patch of dry skin on my areola. It's flaky and seems wounded. Been there for weeks. What do I do with hydrocortisone cream? I'm 17 Dose pls?
I'm a 22 years old girl with a flaky left areola. Could it be Paget's disease of the breast or cancer? My doctor gave me dry skin med but doesn't work.
Not in your age: It is rare in your age if no improvement get a second opinion crust or drainage or reaction to the nipple are a signs of Paget disease ...Read more
Flaky skin gone: Hyrate your body with fluids and hydrate your skin with proper moisturization. The best time to use a moisturizer is after a shower or bath. Avoid mosturizers with fragrances. If the skin is excessively dry use a moisturizer with AHA's such as Lachyrin 5 or Amlaction ...Read more
FLAKY SKIN OF BROW: If this problem has been there for a long time, it may be a condition called psoriasis. Please see your dermatologist who will prescribe appropriate medications. Meanwhile try using a tar shampoo: t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar or other shampoos with tar. And shampoo often, daily if possible. ...Read more
Hydrate /moisturize: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more
1st determine cause: First determine what is the cause of the flaky skin. Simple evaporative losses may best be managed with hygiene, exfoliation and moisturizers. Addition of retinoids may be indicated, either otc or prescription. However other disease conditions such as psoriasis or eczema may be the cause and require medical treatment. ...Read more
DRY FLAKY SKIN:
HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS CONDITION?
ARMS OR LEGS?
DOES IT ITCH?
DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICINES?
SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. SHE OR HE CAN DIAGNOSE AND RECOMMEND A FEW ITEMS FOR YOU.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN:
WHAT IS A "MA"
DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"?
IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more
No one best: If there was only one, there would be only one choice in the dry skin aisle. Every skin is different, so what works for one may not work for others. Best to take short showers, soak in tub for 30 mins and then apply cream. There are some good rx creams for dry skin but are very expensive ...Read more
Dry flaky lips:
See an allergist or dermatologist to see if it is related to something you contact. Many cases we don't know. Burt's beewax lip balm contains over 95% natural organic materials, which is extremely important for lips with our conditions.
Read more: skin forum - what can cause dry flaky lips that peel -? http://ehealthforum. Com/health/topic110235.html#ixzz2jxo3nuim. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. ...Read more
I have shiny oily skin in some places and dry flaky skin elsewhere. Is there one cream for both areas?
Needing expert help. I have dry, red, chapped, and extremely flaky skin on my face. How do I help all these skin issues go away?
How effective is a humidifier for winter time seasonal dry flaky skin? How long will It take to see noticeable results from using one?
Dry flaky breasts: Breast skin is constantly being irritated by tight supportive clothing, bras, etc. Skin reacts by production of more keratinized tissue. Eucerin ointment or similar creams applied nightly will over some time lubricate and make the "flakiness" disappear. ...Read more
Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory rash along the scalp, secondary to a yeast. The rash can have a spectrum from mild dandruff, to severe red itchy plaques. Treatments can consist of over the counter shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide. There are prescription shampoos that can treat the yeast or the inflammation. ...Read more
Lotion soap: Use a, mild soap like dove to wash and a good moisturizer immediately after bathing. May reapply moisturizer when the weather is cold, dry, and windy. ...Read more