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I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

This could be: folliculitis.. they appear as bumps on the inner thighs at the pores from clogged hair ducts and then dry up and scab. but are not spread all over the body.The other possibility is allergy as that coul dbe all over the body ...Read more

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I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

You may be!: describing classical Pustular Psoriasis! See a Dematologist as soon as practicable. If this is the diagnosis , there are many NEW and effective ways to treat this condition ...Read more

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My 5 month baby has a lot of dry spots on her body, sometimes they are a little more red and dry looking. I'm not sure what they could be.?

My 5 month baby has a lot of dry spots on her body, sometimes they are a little more red and dry looking.  I'm not sure what they could be.?

Eczema: Could possibly be eczema. Try moisturizing cream first. If there is no response, you should have the pediatrician check it out. ...Read more

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Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?

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

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Baby has a dry rash appearing in different spots on her body. How can I treat this? Is it possible that her formula could be a reason?

Baby has a dry rash appearing in different spots on her body. How can I treat this? Is it possible that her formula could be a reason?

Atopic Dermatitis: is most likely what is happening. Formula is not usually a cause. I recommend you see her pediatrician. In the meantime, moisturizing lotions without perfume, warm not hot baths with cetaphil as cleanser. Put lotion on her before you dry her completely after bath. Her pediatrician may have you use a steroid cream but hold off on that until she is evaluated. ...Read more

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I have redish dry itchy bumps on body slightly raised on edges some are dime size and some are smaller all of my body about 15 or so spots.?

I have redish dry itchy bumps on body slightly raised on edges some are dime size and some are smaller all of my body about 15 or so spots.?

Rash: It's really difficult to accurately diagnose are rash without seeing it. How long have you had the bumps? Did they start all at once, or did you start with one and have progressively got more? I recommend a visit to your doctor as they may be able to give you a prescription that will help resolve the problem. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Baby has eczema spots all over her body due to the cold dry weather but nothing is helping! is it really eczema? Is there something else i can use?

Baby has eczema spots all over her body due to the cold dry weather but nothing is helping! is it really eczema? Is there something else i can use?

Soak and Seal skin: Change body wash to a dove, olay or cetaphil/cerave liquid body wash or no soap at all at bath time. Immediately apply moisturizer (aquaphor healing ointment ) with you can adjust frequency depending on the complexion (average 2-3 times daily or more). Lighter lotions evaporate from the skin quickly. Greasy stay in longer-not as pleasant feeling. 1%hydrocortisone cream can be applied after. ...Read more