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Dry Skin And Cold Weather Itch
Dry skin on only one part of body. Itches really bad to the point it bleeds. What can I use to heal this problem?
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
I have dry skin and my skin itches a good amount and when i go to itch it tiny red dots show up when i press them they disappear and reappear?
Itchy dry skin: try a good moisturizer--that may take care of it. If not, may possibly be allergic. See PCP. ...Read more
White dry skin patches in my body. Itches a lot.Patches have significant outer reddish boundary.Keeps spreading.Started from inner thigh.What to do?
Allergic dermatitis: An allergic contact dermatitis is very common in this area. This can be caused by an allergy to things like: benzalkonium chloride in lubricants fragrances in lubricants, maxi pads or soap avoid the use of soap in this area and ask your doc. To check and see if it looks like an allergic dermatitis and try a topical prescription steroid. ...Read more
I have wihte flakes on my pubic hair is it sry skin or crabs? I have white flakes on my pubic hair it don't itch but my body itches is it just really dry skin?
Human : Human pubic lice or "crabs" are typically very small but can be seen attached to the pubic hair and may have a characteristic bluish-gray color around the area. They skin can become a bit red and itchy and may develop some white flakes. They are spread from sexual contact. I would see a dermatologist so that they can differentiate between crabs and other common conditions that can occur in that area such as eczema, psoriasis, etc. ...Read more
Dry skin on my uper back.Looks like dry mud and itches sometimes at night. Recently I've been getting pimples there too.What can I do?
My whole body itches i think it's dry skin but I have some bumps on my penis and it all started at the same time. Is it something bad or dry skin?
Can't tell: Probably unrelated but you should see a dermatologist about both issues. ...Read more
My son have dry skin his forehead has red rash and it itches him . What can I do to help him ? He is 5 month old
See his doctor: He needs to be evaluated by his doctor to find out what's going on. ...Read more
I have a dry skin rash on the sides and back of my stomach. It looks like reddish straight linear lines & it itches. I have had it for over a week.?
Hard to tell: Unfortunately like so many rashes a picture is worth a thousand words. It would be worth seeing your doctor who can often answer the question with a quick look and prescribe an appropriate cream. In general itchy rashes suggest an allergic cause (with several exceptions), and can often be easily treated with steroid creams. ...Read more
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