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Dry Skin Patch On Forehead
Dry red patch on cheek what could it be and what to use on cheek? Als dry skin on forehead between eyes? What's a good daily moistures? Is it age?
Eucerine: Eucerine cream is a good daily moisturizer. It sounds like you are getting some patches of eczema. It could be that or just dry skin. Our skin does get thinner and more dry as we age. Using a good daily moisturizer can help. Make sure also that you are drinking plenty of water each day. ...Read more
My head has started itching and burning for several weeks now its full of patches of flaking skin and. My neck itches wt patchs of dry skin like?
Seborrhea: There are many causes, but the most common is seborrhea (or seborrheic dermatitis), especially if your scalp is also dry and/or itchy. A good anti-seborrheic shampoo like selsun blue, plus otc Hydrocortisone cream, should control it. If not, something else is going on and you should see a dermatologist for an in-person exam. ...Read more
I have recently noticed lumpy hard skin on forehead and pores seem bigger on face. They are not painful but looks horrible. I have always had dry skin?
SeeSee derm: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I get really dry skin on face, my forehead and nose gets itchy, especially the nose. Skin also peels of the nose. Thanks?
I suddenly broke out with dry skin coloured bumps on my forehead. It's not itchy just very dry and irritated. Just wondering what this could be?
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 scab on my forehead from extremely dry skin and I want to get rid of the scab and the redness over the weekend!!!! Please Please help!
Hydration: The way to hydrate skin quickly is to drink plenty of water, avoid alcohol/caffeine and anything else that has a dehydrating effect, and use a petrolium-based emollient such as Aquaphor within 15 minutes of washing (while the skin is still saturated). Use the Aquaphor, or another moisturizer that does not contain alcohol, 4 to 6 times a day. Whether the scab disappears on Monday depends on size ...Read more
What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.
Perhaps: Perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? This is a common condition this time of year and if typically found on the scalp or face. On the face, it is seen as red, scaly areas on the forehead, between the eyebrows (or on the middle part of the eyebrows), and beside the nose. Typical treatment would be Ketoconazole Cream and/or desonide cream which can prescribed by a dermatologist. Otc options might include Cortaid (hydrocortisone) which can help some patients. I hope this helps! ...Read more
I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?
I have a dry skin at the hair line, but going deeper towards the forehead. Also under my eyes (around the nose area). Sometimes dry tops of my palms.
Poss fungal infectio: Scaly palms and skin amy be a assoc fungal infection how are fingernails, extending into scalp may be seborrheic or psoriasis, how are elbows and knees, going beneath eyelids and nose may be roseacea? Worse with spicy food or alcohol? May need to see dermatologist. ...Read more
I have dry skin on my cheeks and neck but I have blackheads on my forehead and my nose. Which skin products would work for me? Dry skin or oily skin?
Combination skin: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more
Cradle cap: It sound like your little one has cradle cap. You can use anti dandruff shampoo paying attention not to get it in his eyes. You can also apply baby oil to his scalp. It is harmless and usually bothers parents more than the babies. You can also leave it alone. ...Read more
My penis's skin has been dry at the edge of the head and the shaft. Part of d head is red and the skin is dry. Dry skin peals off then proces repeats.
Normal variation: Cradle cap occurs when normal aging skin cells fail to shead from the scalp in infants. Moms typicly use mild shampoos to avoid eye irritation but these shampoos do not have the chemicals needed to break up skin oils. Some infants have thicker skin oil which acts like glue & prevents skin cells from separating. Dandruf shampoos+soft cuticle brushes used regularly will solve this problem. ...Read more
Cradle cap: Seborrhea of the scalp (cradle cap) is very common in infants. Treatment is low-tech and pretty easy actually. Drizzle a small amount of baby oil (or olive oil) onto the baby's scalp then massage it in with the baby's soft hairbrush. Let that sit for about 20 minutes or so, then gently wash the baby's hair. Usually doing this a few times will clear the problem up completely. ...Read more
Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?
Mgt: Your baby may have eczema. This can usually be managed by using Eucerin cream a few times a day to the affected areas. I would suggest avoiding long baths and a moisturizer prior to bedtime. Watch for any signs of foods as a possible trigger. ...Read more
Seborrhoic dematitis: Patches o seborrhoa can heal and then break down. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
The head of my penis is dry. And also the "shaft". On the head, the dry skin come and go once in awhile. Can I know what's the reason for this?
Penis: This is most likely a dermatitiis. Can be from soaps, detergents or liqiuds appllied to the penis for various reasons. If it persists get examined as there are other much less likey causes that may require medical teasting and treatment. ...Read more
Irritation?: Possibly irritation? You can moisturize with a cream or ointment and see if that helps the problem ...Read more
I have flaky dry skin spots on the head of my penis and they won't go away... no itch. But some mild pain?
Many factors...: ...including: friction caused by rubbing against clothing, foreplay, intercourse or masturbation. Laundry detergents/lotions/different soaps. Eczema which can be treated with a steroid cream, OTC or prescribed. Could be a fungus, which may require prescribed topical cream. Use fragrance free mild soap, wear cotton underwear, use extra rinse in wash, use lubricant for sex, etc. See doc if persists. ...Read more
Red tash down below clinic said mollusc im but does not look like any pictures and no white head in middles also severely dry skin is is something els?
This is what: Molluscum looks like in a non-genital area, but it can look different in the vaginal area. If you're not convinced that's what it is, I would recommend that you go to a dermatologist or your regular doctor for another opiinion. ...Read more
No: Head lice are actually more dependent on the shape and nature of the hair shaft, not of the condition of your scalp. They like to attach to fine, thin hairs. You also need to be exposed to get head lice - they don't just happen because of any skin conditions. However, once your scalp is infested, irritation from them biting the scalp can certainly lead to intense itching and scalp irritation. ...Read more