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Doctor insights on: Dry Skin Patches Around My Pubic Area

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I have dry skin on my penis and my pubic hair area is itchy what could this be?

Itching Groin: Hi

you may; very well have a common "jock itch' situation where you have a fungal infection of the groin.

You do not need to suffer. But, if simple over the counter anti-fungals are not helping then please get in to see your pediatrician soon. You have nothing to fear. ...Read more

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I scrubbed/shaved my pubic region tonight and I have white small crater dry spots on my pubic area. Dry skin? Also a big dark nodule? Perhaps ingrown

I scrubbed/shaved my pubic region tonight and I have white small crater dry spots on my pubic area. Dry skin? Also a big dark nodule? Perhaps ingrown

Generally okay: Likely you have dry skin from the shaving experience. A gentle moisturizer like eucerin or vaseline should help. Without being able to see the dark nodule, I can't really say what it is, but likely it is a birth mark that you haven't noticed before. ...Read more

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I have extreme itchying redness and dry skin in the area where my pubic hair grows. I been using ketoconazole cream but its not helping. What can it b?

I have extreme itchying redness and dry skin in the area where my pubic hair grows. I been using ketoconazole cream but its not helping. What can it b?

Many things: Could be an allergic reaction to soap, bubble bath, shaving (if you shave there), etc. Also could be a hair follicle infection, or even pubic lice. You should be checked by a doctor to see which it is. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have wihte flakes on my pubic hair is it sry skin or crabs? I have white flakes on my pubic hair it don't itch but my body itches is it just really dry skin?

I have wihte flakes on my pubic hair is it sry skin or crabs? I have white flakes on my pubic hair it don't itch but my body itches is it just really dry skin?

Human: Human pubic lice or "crabs" are typically very small but can be seen attached to the pubic hair and may have a characteristic bluish-gray color around the area. They skin can become a bit red and itchy and may develop some white flakes. They are spread from sexual contact. I would see a dermatologist so that they can differentiate between crabs and other common conditions that can occur in that area such as eczema, psoriasis, etc. ...Read more

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My labia major is slightly red, sensitive, and dry skin has been peeling off ever since I came back from Florida wednesday. Is this being caused by being in the pool too much, or maybe my coatse pubic hair is just irritating it? I'm active, but clean

My labia major is slightly red, sensitive, and dry skin has been peeling off ever since I came back from Florida wednesday. Is this being caused by being in the pool too much, or maybe my coatse pubic hair is just irritating it? I'm active, but clean

Just a thought: Could your bathing suit have been too tight. This plus the chlorine may be the answer. In any case if it is slowly getting better fine...if not improving give your GYN a call!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have dry skin and I get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as I shave. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

I have dry skin and I get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as I shave. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

Pimples: The pimples sound like you are getting folliculitis when you are shaving. There are various different methods you can use in shaving your pubic area. One method would be waxing or the use of an electric shaver. ...Read more

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My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

STD?: A photo is worth a thousand words when it comes to diagnosing skin disorders. Dry patches usually signify eczema in other parts of body but can be assc with yeast in vaginal area. Open sores could be an std like herpes, syphilis, chancre. But could also be a yeast infection that she scratched at. Best is to go to dr and get checked! ...Read more

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I have super extremely dry skin and it appears in patches in some areas and also affects my lips, what's the problem?

Do they itch?: If these areas are red and itchy you may have eczema which gets worse in the winter. The less you shower the better, only use soap in your private parts and apply a cream or ointment moisturizer. If this does not help see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I popped a few pimples on my face, but now the skin in those areas formed into small patches of red rough dry skin...What should I do?

Good skin care: You should use a moisturizer on the skin and an exfoliator, keep skin clean with a non soap cleanser. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop the patches of peeling dry skin on my chest in genital area? It's an emergency.

What can I do to stop the patches of peeling dry skin on my chest in genital area? It's an emergency.

See a doctor: It sounds like you may be describing tinea versicola which is fungal based as well as a fungal based problem on your genitals. Your doctor will most likely give you the accurate diagnosis after seeing you as well as explain how to treat it. Prescriptions and over the counter products work together. ...Read more

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I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?

Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this. Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more

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Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

You might consider..: Microneedling is the process where small needles are used to penetrate the epidermis and the dermis, creating micro pores that allow deeper application of certain topical medications, such as lightening agents. Some patients have had good results with evening out skin tone, reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, and even improvement of scars and stretch marks. ...Read more

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How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

Face Patches..: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Apply Aquaphor at night to patches before bed. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided ...Read more

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I have a small dry skin patch on my face that won't go away...What is it?

I have a small dry skin patch on my face that won't go away...What is it?

Possible rash: You may have eczema or psoriatic patches. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and she will also recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small patch of dry skin on my right cheek. It's barely visible, but it appeared at least 6 months ago and hasn't gone away. Any suggestions?

See dermatology: Since ity is on your face, and still barely visible, I would see the skin specialist to be safe. It may something as simple as using a steroid cream for a few weeks, but be safe and see the Specialist who went to Medical school and training for 7-8 years, so you get the best care. Good luck. ...Read more