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Dry Skin On Elbows
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
Such might be eczema: To treat mild or moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. Avoid soaps. The scrotum needs more careful attention. A dermatologist can help, with other creams. ...Read more
Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?
Try a: combination of Aloe vera, Vaseline and moisturizer. Aloe Vesta is a popular brand. Apply 3-4 x a day. If not better, please see a dermatologist or video conference with one at Healthtap ...Read more
Past few months, a lot of skin issues. Infected ingrown hair and pimples, start small, progress to boils. Severely dry itchy skin on elbows. Could there be an underlying cause?
Gentle exfoliation: Gentle exfoliation may provide some relief.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have very dry skin and a pimple type of bump on my right elbow it gets really irritating and itchy what should I do?
37 yr 6 ft w-83kg. dry skin problem in my both hands which is started from my elbow to down wards. the skin looks line old man skin even in summer.
Moisturizer: Try applying a moisturizer like alphakeri lotion while your skin is still wet after bathing or showering. Wear sleeves to protect your skin from the sun. ...Read more
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