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Doctor insights on: Dry Skin On Forearms

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Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them. And now they are red welts?

Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them. And now they are red welts?

Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause it as well and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area especially right after bathing to see if this helps.

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My bf has dry skin around his neck & near forearm & bicep. Eczema? It looks dry & scaly. No discoloration. What could he use to help treat it/go away?

My bf has dry skin around his neck & near forearm & bicep. Eczema? It looks dry & scaly. No discoloration. What could he use to help treat it/go away?

First try vaseline: Hard to say if the skin is just very dry or it is eczema. Apply no soap to those areas, and showers should be short. No bathes and skipping a shower is a great idea. If all this does not work, see a dermatologist.

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I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes.

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Small red bumps on forearms that don't itch mainly come out after shower/bath then 20 min later are gone? I've had them for 2 months. Very dry skin to

Small red bumps on forearms that don't itch mainly come out after shower/bath then 20 min later are gone? I've had them for 2 months. Very dry skin to

Not Sure: When you have bumps that come and go quickly, it is unlikely that it is a harmful condition. Some possibilities include a contact or irritant dermatitis, and hives. There are rare instances where people are allergic or get rashes to water. As for the dry skin, I like for my patients to apply creams or moisturizers within 5 minutes of bath or shower- cerave & cetaphil are good starting points.

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My penis itches my knee itches my arm itches forearms its white discoloration dry skin on my penis?

My penis itches my knee itches my arm itches forearms its white discoloration dry skin on my penis?

Need more info...: How long have these itches been? How these bother you? Have you lived in a new house or eaten something new? . All these issues need to be addressed. As to Rx, try moistening the skin with gentle washing with no harsh soaps or... and applying creams for dry skin + lightly touch 1% hydrocortisone caream to the itchy spots and see... Of course, seek evaluation and counseling timely. Best wishes...

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Small pink spots are appearing under my arm and in my groin area dry skin on top what is this?

Small pink spots are appearing under my arm and in my groin area dry skin on top what is this?

Maybe Candida: Impossible to tell what you have without seeing it an d examining you. The rash you describe, however, could be compatible with a mucocutaneous yeast infection. See your doctor and good luck. Have a happy holiday.

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There is a patch of skin on my fore arm that is very tiny bumps, not red, not itchy. I had shingles last year and it is on the same arm. Dry skin? Or?

There is a patch of skin on my fore arm that is very tiny bumps, not red, not itchy. I had shingles last year and it is on the same arm. Dry skin? Or?

Skin lesions: May just be dry skin (try moisturizing cream several times a day; avoid very hot baths/showers & harsh soaps). Might be sun damage from too much exposure; see doc for evaluation; actinic keratoses are easily treated via many methods. Use sunscreen when outdoors, even on cloudy days. If blisters form, may be recurrence of shingles (not common) but best treated early.

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Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what I thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an

Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is increased friction (armpits, neck, groin/inner thigh regions). Treatment with excision of lesions with scissors. Larger lesions may require suturing. Can also try cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation.

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Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?

Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?

Arm itching: If it is localized to the arms, you need to rule out a cervical nerve compression. A neurologist may help you if you have not see one yet.

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Can hypothyroidism lead to bruising easily and dry skin and dry scabs that won't heal I have 2 small ones on arm my mom & aunt have hypothyroidism?

Yes, for dry skin: Untreated hypothyroidism can certainly cause dry skin, but it would be unlikely to cause bruising or scabs. I see that you are on advil, (ibuprofen) this can contribute to bruising. Considering your family history, it would be reasonable to get a free T4 and TSH level done to look at your thyroid function.

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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.

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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.

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Dry skin on my vaginal area?

See doctor: Dryness in this area can be a sign of eczema or a yeast infection or fungal infection. See a doctor to have the issue evaluated and for treatment recommendations.

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Best way to hydrate dry skin?

Many Tricks: Proper bathing routine (short 5 min shower, luke warm), immediately moisturize with a thick cream (no lotions) within 3 min after exiting the shower. Reapply moisturizer at one other time during the day to trouble areas. Also using a oil-based shower wash (like eucerin calming body wash, robathol, or neutrogena rain bath) can give some oil back to your skin in the shower. This should help a lot.

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Can anesthesia cause dry skin?

Can anesthesia cause dry skin?

Unknown: In my years of practice I have never come across anesthesia causing dry skin. If dryness is continuing to be a concern I suggest you visit your pvp or a dermatologist.