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Dry Skin Rash On Legs
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I get dry skin and rashes on my lower legs. Tried moisturizers but none of them seem to work.. What could that be?
I hav developed rashes on my hand n legs slowly increasing turns red.N swells along withthe near by aera n den settel leavin spot n givin out dry skin?
Yes: and in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 minutes after bathing. A rash can also be induced by scratching as well. Some skin rashes are caused by allergies (often contact, drug etc) while many are not. ...Read more
Been really itchy for months started off on my legs and now itching everywhere no visable bites, rash or dry skin can you help?
See below: Hard to say but there are a few possibilities. I would recommend seeing you doc for an eval. ...Read more
I have servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.
What would cause almost my whole body to itch constantly? Chest, stomach, arms, back and legs. No rash or dry skin. Chest, arms, legs are extra itchy
Itch: Several reasons for causing it. Mechanism stays the same. Mast cells are specialized histamine containing cells in skin which get triggered by some stimulus- ie food product, detergent, cream, or even emotions like anxiety, chronic diseases esp liver and kidney diseases, certain cancers and graft vs host disease could also be trigger. Need work up and Cromolyn Sodium is mast cell stabilizer helps. ...Read more
Eyelid rash: You description is most consistent with an allergic reaction or an eczematous rash. Both would respond well to Hydrocortisone creme 1% twice daily to rash. Since other issues can cause eyelid skin rashes, i would see a doctor prior to initiating therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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