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Finger Tip Numbness With Dry Skin There Should I Use Hydrocortisone On It
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
Butt itches bad. Could be dry skin. On which parts of the butt area is hydrocortisone not recommended?
Hard to say: The most delicate skin on the buttocks would be the area around the anus. Hydrocortisone would need to be used carefully there. However, some causes of itching in that area would not respond to hydrocortisone. Pin worms for one, yeast or fungal infection for another, and a bacterial infection also wouldn't do well with hydrocortisone. ...Read more
Have this patch of dry skin on my areola. It's flaky and seems wounded. Been there for weeks. What do I do with hydrocortisone cream? I'm 17 Dose pls?
I've recently used Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream id like to know why and how its made my skin pores larger on my face. Im only 20 and i also have dry skin not oily ?
Dermatologist: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a Hydrocortisone cream generally prescribed for skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, etc. It's not to be used on the face unless your doctor specifically told you to do so. Please check directly with a dermatologist who can see and examine your skin, assessing the results of this cream. You'll get a more individualized answer that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not. ...Read more
Hello, for the past week the top part of my hand between the thumb and index finger has been incredibly itchy, there is no rash or dry skin or bumps?
Itchy: Two choices: 1: Go to the nearest Pharmacy and they are very likely to recommend some cream or similar. Cost is low. 2: If you don't like that idea please go to the nearest Emergency facility. Not my first choice. ...Read more
Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers, frequent hand washing, and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream or Aquaphor at least two times per day. 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
Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more
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