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Dry Skin On Scalp
Coconut Oil: You need to moisturize from the inside out. Consider using coconut oil. You will need about 3 tablespoons daily. Additionally/alternatively, 3 tablespoons of olive oil can be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Jock itch. Anti-: Fungal over the counter cream should cause rapid improvement but continue to treat , even if skin returns to normal , for 2 weeks or it may come back. If no good response after a few days, go C your Doc. ...Read more
Thyroid?: 23 yo female bemoans dry skin, widespread aches & "muscle pain". These symptoms suggest need for general exam & labs. Hypothyroidism & fibromyalgia are considerations. Consultants might include Rheumatologist, Osteopath, & Alternative & Complementary Physician, and in that order. ...Read more
I can peel out chunks of dry skin from my scalp. I've had this for a few years now, but it spread and feels worse/dry/easier to peel out chunks. ?
Dermatologist: There is little means by which to assess this without an exam. Go and see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What can I use for extra dry skin especially on scalp...Over the counter shampoos as well as prescription ones have been used only work a few weeks?
Keep using them!: Extra dry skin is often called "seborrheic dermatitis", commonly called "dandruff". Prescription products like selenium shampoos or topical steroids are much more helpful than anything you buy otc however, this is not an infection that will clear up and go away, it is a chronic condition that needs regular treatment with these products to keep it under control. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more
How do I treat my severe dry skin on my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area and chin I have had severe dry scalp for a couple years and has gotten progressively worse. My skin gets red and itchy and i flake from my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
T-gel side effect? Put on arms during shower ...Come out of bath, dry, and skin peeling? Have scalp psoriasis - not on arms
I don't know how to explain this, but my baby in her scalp has these brown color dry skin, when i scrub it off it comes back, is this dry skin?
Cradle Cap: If your baby's scalp has flaky, dry skin that looks like dandruff, or thick, oily, yellowish or brown scaling or crusting patches, it's probably cradle cap. Doctors call it infantile seborrheic dermatitis, and it's very common. Cradle cap isn't cute, but it's harmless. It shows up most often in the first few months of life and usually clears up on its own in about six to 12 months ...Read more
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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