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What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

Inflammation: Sjogren syndrome is the disease marked by inflammation in the organs producing lubrication - tear glans, salivary glands etc. Those cells that are responsible for secreting lubrication are being constantly destroyed by autoimmune inflammation. ...Read more

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What makeup can cause dryness?

What makeup can cause dryness?

Exfoliants: Makeup that contain exfoliants such as aha (alpha hydroxy acids) or retinols can cause dryness. These should be avoided if you have eczema as they may exacerbate it. ...Read more

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I There is dryness in the skin?

I There is dryness in the skin?

Dry Skin: Dry skin can be improved by use soap free body washes like cetaphil and using moisturisers often . dryness can be worsened by Weather , sitting in front of heat for long periods of time. Certain medications can also make skin dry . ...Read more

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How is dryness of the skin diagnosed?

How is dryness of the skin diagnosed?

DRYNESS OF SKIN: Dryness of the skin is diagnosed by just looking at it! flakiness is also noticeable. Dry is dry! the skin has no "life." wrinkles appear. Use a good moisgturing cream or lotion. Increase the humidity in the house. Dryness means lack of water; therefore hydrate it. And don't bathe or shower in water that is too hot. ...Read more

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What is the cause and for dryness of palms?

What is the cause and for dryness of palms?

Peeling, dry palms: are often caused by contact dermatitis--contact with harsh detergents, soaps and lotions that contain perfume; cold, dry air; eczema or fungal infections.Use fresh water instead of soap; apply calamine lotion. A low dose OTC steroid cream can be applied.Symptoms worsened by dry skin: use good quality moisturizer during daytime.Consider repair glycolic acid creams at night, maybe with cotton gloves ...Read more

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How can you cure pain and dryness during sex?

How can you cure pain and dryness during sex?

Lots of options: For immediate relief of dryness, try astroglide or pjur, both are available without a prescription. Then find the cause. Could be low hormones, infection, too rough. Too long, vagina too small, penis too big, bad technique, not enough foreplay, and many other things. There is no need to suffer, ask your doctor for help, this kind of problem should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What should be done if face become excessive dryness?

What should be done if face become excessive dryness?

Moisturizer: Make sure you apply a moisturizer with sunscreen every day. Apply after bathing or washing your face. You can reapply the moisturizer again later in the day. Sometimes conditions exist where the skin is dry because the barrier function of the skin is altered so see your physician if you have excessive dryness or ichthyosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I make the dryness and the rough bumps go away?

Depends on what the: Bumps are. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can protect our skin from dryness in winter?

Can you tell me how i can protect our skin from dryness in winter?

DryWinter skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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What is causing this severe dryness and itching? Just the low humidity?

What is causing this severe dryness and itching? Just the low humidity?

Dermatitis: This could be dermatitis, caused by seasonal allergies. Cerave may help along with essential fatty acids in flaxseed and krill oil. ...Read more

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I never had a problem with vahinal dryness until amonth ago when i started the nuvaring now im all sorts od dry. I sit bc of my nuvaring?

I never had a problem with vahinal dryness until amonth ago when i started the nuvaring now im all sorts od dry. I sit bc of my nuvaring?

Hard to say: Theoretically no and having an allergy is low probability ( to the device). On the other hand they are closely related in time. Use an oil based lube and remove the ring dutring intercourse only, see if that helps. ...Read more

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What are the causes of having dryness in the lungs.?

What are the causes of having dryness in the lungs.?

Explain question: I am not sure I understand what dryness in the lungs is- please resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Granulation/ dryness on inner eyelidscontact lenses, what to do?

Granulation/ dryness on inner eyelidscontact lenses, what to do?

Dryness: Dryness makes contact lenses uncomfortable. One can try wetting drops made to be used with contact lenses. If any discomfort persists, it is important to return to the eye MD who prescribed the contact lenses. There can be sensitivities to the lens material, allergies, poor fit, overwear problems, and other issues. ...Read more

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What cures vaginal dryness?

What cures vaginal dryness?

Vaginal estrogen: Or lubricants or if you are younger and your estrogen level is low, you may want some systemic estrogen, like birth control pills or other types of estrogen and progesterone, if you are not worried about getting pregnant. Your obgyn can get you on the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Tongue has dryness and no taste?

Tongue has dryness and no taste?

Dry mouth?: You don't say whether you're taking medications, but medication side effects would be a very common cause of dry mouth. Dehydration would rate highly also. There are other possible causes that your doctor can consider and help you with, if you visit him or her. In the meantime, make sure you drink at least 8, 8oz glasses of fresh water every day. Hoping that will help. ...Read more

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What is good for vaginal dryness?

What is good for vaginal dryness?

Lubricant: First line aids for vaginal dryness include water based lubricants. For women experiencing menopause, topical estrogen creams may also be beneficial. ...Read more

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How can I fix my vaginal dryness?

How can I fix my vaginal dryness?

Please see your gyn: U may need vaginal estrogen cream 2x a week, u can use lubrication like replens beads or astroglide but the latter 2 just treat the symptoms not the cause. ...Read more

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