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Doctor insights on: Dry Skin After Childbirth

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Why do people have dry skin?

Why do people have dry skin?

Meds: I completely agree with dr. Vuguin and please note that cholesterol lowering medications may also dry out skin. Simple at home steps include avoiding harsh soaps. I recommend cerave or cetaphil cleanser to growing, axilla and feet. Only water elsewhere. Use cream moisturizer (not lotion) immediately after showering to seal in moisture. Take fish oil supplement. If that fails, see a dermatolo. ...Read more

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Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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Is butter good for dry skin?

Is butter good for dry skin?

Butter: While butter has some moisturizing properties there are less sticky, inexpensive fragrance free moisturizers that are far better for dry skin. ...Read more

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What to do to cure dry skin?

What to do to cure dry skin?

Moisturizing lotions: I like water-based moisturizing lotions. My favorites are dml lotion and dml forte cream. These are water based, and don't have any fragrences or colorings that could cause skin irritations. http://www.personandcovey.com/productdetail.asp?productid=19. ...Read more

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What can I do for my dry skin?

What can I do for my dry skin?

Multiple steps: Long term care of chronically dry skin consists of several things. First, avoid frequent bathing as this can strip natural oils out of your skin. Use moisturizing body washes/soaps - look for them to say 'moisturizing' on the the label (like dove or tone). Never rub your skin - pat yourself dry. Finally, liberal use of moisturizers, several times daily all over the body, but stick with unscented! ...Read more

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What products can help dry skin?

What products can help dry skin?

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

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What should I do with my dry skin?

What should I do with my dry skin?

Any options: Use less soap as it tends to be drying, apply a bath oil or eucerin after bathing but before the skin is completely dry, reapply eucerin on damp skin (as this traps the moisture in the skin) throughout the day, and drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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I have extremely dry skin on face?

I have extremely dry skin on face?

Check out this link: Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/healthy-beauty/features/dry-skin-causes.

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What should i do to treat dry skin?

What should i do to treat dry skin?

3 things: Water, fish oil, skin moisturizer. Keep well hydrated. Eat wild, ocean-sourced salmon, sardines, anchovies. Take omega III fish oil, 2-4 gel capsules daily (use the processed product which will not be rancid and won't leave a fishy aftertaste; e.g., Pro-Omega). Use a skin moisturizer twice daily; a good non-oily one is Vaseline Intensive Care lotion; apply it morning and night. ...Read more

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What is Dry skin a risk factor for?

What is Dry skin a risk factor for?

Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...Read more

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What are good ways to heal dry skin?

Help dry skin: Our skin has many components that act together to make it the ultimate protection. One is the many glands that secrete oils to keep the skin moist and protect it. For any number of reasons (age, medical conditions like diabetes or autoimmune diseases, etc.), these moistening components do not work as wel as they should. You need to find a moisturizing cream/and or lotion and apply it frequently. ...Read more