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Have Dry Itchy Skin Around Eyelids And Bridge Of Nose
Red dry itchy skin around the eyes primarily the inner corners closer to the nose what could it be it won't go away and she's had it for weeks??
See below: There are several possibilities. If there is discolored drainage (green, yellow), red eyes, pain or visual changes, you should see a doctor asap. If its only some dry flaking & crusting, try washing your eyelids a couple times a day with a soft warm clean wet washcloth and a few drops very dilute baby shampoo. Alternatively, ocusoft is a prepared eye wipe. Be sure your eye makeup isn't outdated. ...Read more
I have 3 or so small spots of dry itchy skin, 1on each sholder&small portion by eye. Can it be why I have2small bumps on my neck? Pain from 1 bump only
Unprotected sex 10 months ago. Dry cough dry itchy skin. Red bumps on thighs. White tongue. Cuts won't heal. Athletes foot. Nail changes Oral hiv neg?
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encounter is very low (1 in 1250 exposures for vaginal penetration). The oral HIV tests are pretty accurate (about 92%) but to be extra sure and give you peace of mind, call your gyn or PCP to get a blood test. It's quick and confidential. Good luck! ...Read more
Periods of itchy skin, itchy dry eyes &mouth and genitals. No runny nose like allergies. No meds, happens every so often &can last a few days to weeks?
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..
Moisturize: Each time we shower, we remove essential protective oils from our skin, and then it becomes dry and flaky. Replenishing the lost oils by moisturizing immediately after showers will help improve dry skin. There are lotions that mimic contents in the skin such as cetaphil restoraderm. ...Read more
Cortisone cream: Topical cortisone cream (ie: cortaid, hydrocortisone), moisturizers containing anti-itch ingredients such as camphor, menthol, Lidocaine (ie: sarna, eucerin anti-itch spray, neutrogena anti-itch lotion). Also helpful to use aveeno oatmeal bath. And take antihistamines such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, zyrtec, allegra. If combining all these does not help, see a doctor for prescription meds. ...Read more
Syphilis and hiv: Advanced HIV is associated with dry and itchy skin. Syphilis leads to a rash which can appear to be dry. However, dry and itchy skin is usually not from an std. If it is occurring is a small area, then a skin fungal infection could be the cause. If it affecting the whole body there could be a number of causes including dry air and the type of soap you are using. ...Read more
I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?
Itchy rash on palm: An itch rash on the palmar surface of your hand could be several things. Dyshidrotic exzema, contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction to something are possible causes. A fungal infection is a possibility as well. If it is really itchy it could also be scabies, an infection caused by a mite. See your doc who can help figure it out and get you a cream to relieve the itching. ...Read more
Eucerin cream: Eucerin cream before you towel dry after a shower. It is absorbed better on the moist skin, then gently pat the skin dry. ...Read more
Good lotion: A good lotion such as Curel, Lubriderm, Gold Bond. ...Read more
No one best: If there was only one, there would be only one choice in the dry skin aisle. Every skin is different, so what works for one may not work for others. Best to take short showers, soak in tub for 30 mins and then apply cream. There are some good rx creams for dry skin but are very expensive ...Read more
Moisturize: There are lots of moisturizers available otc. Some people like them thicker, others prefer thinner like a lotion. Whatever you use should have minimal fragrance or coloring. It's a good idea to moisten the skin before you apply to help lock in moisture. Topical Hydrocortisone can help with some itching but if this is a big problem you should have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
A few kinds: Something without any fragrances and just a plain moisturizer like Cetaphil, eucerin or aquaphor. ...Read more
See a doctor: Consider using moisturizers for your skin and applying after a shower. Use witch hazel for the itching and aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil while in the shower on your wash cloth. A doctor can properly diagnose the problem and start treatment. Avoid scratching as it can cause discoloration to your skin. ...Read more
I'm 23 years old and constantly have a patch of dry itchy skin on the palms of both my hands what could it be??
I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?
Dry skin: If symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more
I have developed areas of dry itchy skin with small bumps filled with puss on my face in the last few days. I havn't used a new product or anything.?
What o t c lotion is the best for psoriasis dry skin? Hello, i, ve had psoriasis for a number of years and the dry itchy skin is miserable, thanks, judy
Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition, so otc moisturizer creams/lotions only help to a small extent. Read more about treatment options for the various types of psoriasis at the link below. Also, take a quick peek at the eczema page to make sure this isn't what you might be suffering from. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more
5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?
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