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Dry Scaly Skin In Ears
Emollient: If using over the counter skin lotions are not helpful you should consult a dermatologist as it may be a specific disorder rather than garden variety skin dryness. ...Read more
I am a 40yr old female in CA. Lately, my face/ears have been very itchy. I dont have dry or scaly skin. I have changed no products recently. Help!
Skin: It may be allergy related. Try 0.25% hgydrocortisone cream at night ...Read more
Dry scaly feet: It could be athlete's foot or atopic dermatitis or contact dermatitis, etc. You can try to prevent athlete's foot by wearing sandals, changing shoes/socks often and after exercise, using foot powder, washing and drying feet often, and avoiding wet public floors and wearing other people's shoes. A dermatologist will do a KOH prep of a scraping of your skin to confirm the diagnosis. See one. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scaly dry skin: Moisturizers are the treatment of choice - lotion during the day and ointments at night. Washing the face with soap and water 2x a week will also help; during those alternate days, use non-soap cleansers like cetaphil. Mild Hydrocortisone creams may slow down the dryness and alleviate associated itching. ...Read more
Dry scaly skin on my tail bone, doesn't cause pain however its quite embarrassing and makes me self conscious, how do i treat this?
Psoriasis???: Need exam to define what is there. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the skin generally characterized (intially) by a red raised round patch, followed by central clearing and an advancing border. Treatment is with topical antifungals. Salicylic acid is not a recommended treatment for ringworm. ...Read more