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How to get rid of really dry skin on elbows and feet?

How to get rid of really dry skin on elbows and feet?

Hydrate skin: I usually suggest a cream such as eucerin be applied to wet skin 2 to 3 times a day. I also suggest urea creams for more difficult cases. ...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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Dry skin on hands, elbows, scrotum, etc. doesn't get much better with lotion. Any advice?

Dry skin on hands, elbows, scrotum, etc. doesn't get much better with lotion. Any advice?

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

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Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?

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

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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?

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?

Could be a pustule: This is a description of a pustule, which means infection. Best to seek a doctors consultation. ...Read more

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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.

 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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Wat causes dry skin on the testicels?

Wat causes dry skin on the testicels?

Testicular dry skin: There are many possibilities . You need to see your doctor to diagnose the cause and get treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy and dry skin?

Itchy and dry skin?

Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin. ...Read more