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Dry Flaky Skin On Nose
I have dry flaky skin around my nose and mouth when I strach it flakes come off. I have not used any different soaps and not on any medication?
I have dry flaky skin inside and around my nose. Vasoline isn't helping it. It seems li likes it is spreading.?
Nasal lesion: Talk to your doctor for referral to ENT specialist or Dermatologist, depending on finding from exam. ...Read more
Dry, scaly and flaky skin at around and at my nose. There is no inflammation. It occurs always. Please help.
Scaly skin: You probably have eczema which is a very common condition that comes and goes. It's not dangerous and can be treated with cortisone creams twice a day. Start with an over the counter preparation. If that doesn't work, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
What could cause dry, flaky skin below the corners of the bottom lip and around the sides of the nose?
I have dry flaky skin on the sides of my nose. It also has tiny bumps also in the area. It's not itchy. What over-the-counter meds could I use?
My 13 month old has very dry red flaky skin around his mouth and nose. I have tried baby oil baby lotion. But nothing helps. What do I do?
Lotions and meds: Try aquaphor lotion. There are many other lotions over the counter that can help like johnson's creamy baby oil, cetaphil, arbonne's abc lotion, etc. Your baby may have eczema. See your primary care doc if it doesn't go away. There are some prescriptions as well. Good luck. ...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
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
See your Dr.: It would be nice to find out the root of the problem. Therefore you need to see a dermatologist. Once you have been properly diagnosed we can attempt proper options on how to better treat this condition. ...Read more
Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to be due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malassezia.
Seborrheic dermatitis appears to run in families. Stress, fatigue, weather extremes, oily skin, infrequent shampoos or skin cleaning, use of lotions that contain alcohol, skin disorders (such as acne), or obesity may increase the risk. Rx with promiseb. ...Read more
I have flaky skin on my legs and nose. I have had skin cancer on my nose. How do I stop flaky skin.
Flaky skin rash all over the forehead, nose, eyebrows and just touching the scalp. It gradually goes away but reappears. Any idea what it is?
Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. Also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV?
Itchy, flaky skin and smell bad at the head of my penis. Can men get yeast infections? Is that what it could be?
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
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
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 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
Dry skin: 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
Flaky skin: It is probably nothing to worry about you may want to try a good hand moisturizer on the skin to see if it reduces the flaking ...Read more
My skin has been extremely itchy since October. Usually starts out as little bumps then becomes really dry, flaky skin.?
Dry skin: It may well be that dry skin is the main problem. Applying a skin moisturizer while your skin is still wet after showering helps. If your home heating system is causing too much dryness, use a humidifier. If symptoms persist consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. You may need to be checked for an underactive thyroid. ...Read more
I scratched pubic area, it bled. Now I have white dry flaky skin around the area. It itches more now. And its a little sticky from blood. What 2 do ty?
OTC hydrocortisone: If itch persists, see a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›