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Dr. James Dukelow
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Flaky Skin (Definition)

Flaky skin is a clinical finding in which the sky is dry and cracking. This can occur with sunburn, psoriasis, and ...Read more

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My 13 month old has very dry red flaky skin around his mouth and nose. I have tried baby oil baby lotion. But nothing helps. What do I do?

My 13 month old has very dry red flaky skin around his mouth and nose. I have tried baby oil baby lotion. But nothing helps. What do I do?

Lotions and meds: Try aquaphor lotion. There are many other lotions over the counter that can help like johnson's creamy baby oil, cetaphil, arbonne's abc lotion, etc. Your baby may have eczema. See your primary care doc if it doesn't go away. There are some prescriptions as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Exam needed.: HSV is unlikely. The redness/itching/flaking is most consistent with seborrheic dermatitis (especially if scalp is also flaky), but that doesn't explain the chronic sore throat. Let your doctor examine you, and perhaps do a throat culture. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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Dry, scaly and flaky skin at around and at my nose. There is no inflammation. It occurs always.Please help.

Dry, scaly and flaky skin at around and at my nose. There is no inflammation. It occurs always.Please help.

Scaly skin: You probably have eczema which is a very common condition that comes and goes. It's not dangerous and can be treated with cortisone creams twice a day. Start with an over the counter preparation. If that doesn't work, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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If I have flaky skin on the side of my nose, how can I get the white stuff off?

If I have flaky skin on the side of my nose, how can I get the white stuff off?

See your Dr.: It would be nice to find out the root of the problem. Therefore you need to see a dermatologist. Once you have been properly diagnosed we can attempt proper options on how to better treat this condition. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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