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Dry Skin Under Chin
I have this insane itchy/tingly sensation on my face, jawline/ under chin area. No obvious signs of rash, dry skin are present. What could it be?
Paresthesia: You have a paresthesia. An abnormal cutaneous sensations of tingling, numbness, pressure, cold, and warmth that an individual experiences without the presence of a stimulus. It results from functional disturbances of sensory neurons. Causes include peripheral vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, and nerve damage. ...Read more
In reality: There is no clear facial exercise that will definitely help with this. Weight loss may help to better define your jaw line but you still can be left with "extra skin". If you are really set on improving this area, your best bet is to consult a plastic surgeon. ...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
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
I am experiencing dry skin and yellow liquid started to ooze out of my chin when I scratched the dry skin. it then dries and oozes again when I itch?
I have dry skin patches on my chin. They only get red when I touch it but they are not itchy and don't become itchy when I touch it. What can this be?
Hard to answer: Without seeing you i can't answer your question. Best bet is to see a dermatologist (a skin doctor) ...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
What is the shot that derms use to plump skin? Is there a topical version? I have very thin chin skin. When i eat dry food dry skin shows up.Not rash.
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.
Irritation?: Possibly irritation? You can moisturize with a cream or ointment and see if that helps the problem ...Read more
Could very dry skin on my chin be the cause of a bunch of tiny little bumps that looks like a rash?
Dry skin bumps: Could be eczema. eczema may be primary or food intolerances or strep. could check for strep and monitor diet ( if you have any discomfort after certain foods) . may consider a trial of OTC topical steroids for a week if it is cold in your area ,consider mositurizer in AM , Amlactin is a good mositurizer. ...Read more
I have flaky dry skin spots on the head of my penis and they wont 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
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?
I have small clusters of dry skin under my lower lip and chin area. It is really embarrassing and wont go away after exfoliating. what could it be?
Irritated skin: Due to exfoliating. Forget you ever heard the word. Avoid scrubbing. Wash twice a day with hands only, using a skin cleanser for dry-sensitive skin (Dove, many others). After washing, rub in a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, others. If it persists, see a dermatrologist. ...Read more
I've given birth 2months ago, after showering i saw dry skin coming off my neck(under my chin) leaving white patch. It had itchy before this, not now?
Dry skin: I don't think giving birth has any connection to your chin problem. Probably it got irritated and you missed it. I would just apply a moisturizer on the white spot for as long as needed. ...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
Tiny skin colored bumps and dry skin on the head of penis its been there for 5 months but no pain at all ?
I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?
What would cause the inside my hands red? Its not dry skin. I feel so dizzy i can't hold my head up
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation. You probably have viral illness may be hepatitis. ...Read more
Why Does my Vagina itch really bad and my husband's head on his penis have red dots with dry skin on head and itch as well?
Sounds like candida: so try Monistat OTC for both of you ...Read more
What can be used to safely moisturize the penis? I have had dry skin on head and shaft and the area in between has been cut during masturbation twice.
Song: "Slow Hand": What do you use to masturbate,sandpaper?Moisturizers with lanolin in them moisturize effectively,especially if the skin is cracked.Please make sure you aren't too irritated or you might get an infection. And any skin lesion leaves you more open to sexually transmitted diseases.After everything has settled down,resume your regular masturbatory schedule with a water soluble lubricant (check on line) ...Read more