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How can I tell what cream is best for dry skin on feet and hand?

How can I tell what cream is best for dry skin on feet and hand?

DRY SKIN FEET & HAND: Try them all. Eucerin, neutrogena, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave, curel, and a dozen other companies make them there is no best. Everyone is different. What's good for you may not be good for your friends. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have very dry skin on my arms and legs, what is a good body lotion or cream to use?

I have very dry skin on my arms and legs, what is a good body lotion or cream to use?

Please look at the: ingredients on the label of any skin cream you are thinking of using. If it has alcohol in it do not buy it. Alcohol dries the skin. Vitamin E capsules can help the skin. Peace and good health. Also, add good fat to your diet, i.e., coconut oil, fish oil, olive oil. ...Read more

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How can you treat my itch skin on foot and hand?

How can you treat my itch skin on foot and hand?

Itch : You can try an otc cortisone cream that treats itching but you may have an infection ( fungal ) that needs a stronger rx cream. ...Read more

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My skin on eyebrows is white and scaly. What causes this and what can I use to stop it? I'm open to using home remedies.

My skin on eyebrows is white and scaly. What causes this and what can I use to stop it? I'm open to using home remedies.

Seborrhea: It sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. An over the counter Hydrocortisone cream may settle the itching and flaking of the skin. If not improved over a few days, you may need to see your md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be used on my feet and hands for celluitist?

What can be used on my feet and hands for celluitist?

Cellulitis: Cellulitis is most often the result of an infection, usually requiring oral or even intravenous antibiotics in severe cases. The cause of cellulitis needs to be known. Inflammatory reactions can be treated with anti-inflammaory medication. Consult with physician. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat my dyshidrotic eczema? It is located on my hands and is constantly itching.

What can I use to treat my dyshidrotic eczema? It is located on my hands and is constantly itching.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Topical corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment. Usually we use class I steroids ( Clobetasol) and class II (fluocinonide 0.05%) or III steroids (triamcinolone 0.5%). Ointments penetrate the skin better than creams. the choice of medication always depends on severity. there are other options for resistant cases including but not lemited to : UV light, Botulinum toxins, Immunosuppressants. ...Read more

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How often should I use an exfoliant on my face if I have very dry skin? What is the best one for dry, acne prone skin?

How often should I use an exfoliant on my face if I have very dry skin? What is the best one for dry, acne prone skin?

Dry facial skin: Skin becomes dry when there is an impaired skin barrier that lets moisture escape. When the skin is exfoliated, more of that barrier is removed, so the skin actually becomes drier. Gentle cleansers that do not scrub are best for dry skin, even skin that is acne-prone. There are also acne products that don't dry the skin as well. ...Read more

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What can I put on my body for dry scalie skin?

What can I put on my body for dry scalie skin?

Ammoliants: First make sure the scaly skin isn't from an underlying medical condition, have a basic check up look at the thyroid as well. Some good rules for dry scales which could represent eczema no hot showers ( short warm are best) no perfumed or drying soaps ( good soap dove, oil olay) no drying agents or perfumes with alcohol try not to itch moisturizers that you can tolerate that aren't to oily. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best lotion to use for dry and irritated skin on my hands?

Need advice on what is the the best lotion to use for dry and irritated skin on my hands?

No best lotion: There is no best lotion available. It's success depends upon a variety of factors eg. The cause of the hand dermatitis and the possible contact dermatitis which may be present. I have used eucerin and aquaphor fodr years for really dry hands. ...Read more

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My skin is so dry and is itchy. What can I apply on it. Thanks?

My skin is so dry and is itchy. What can I apply  on it. Thanks?

A rich lotion: would help. BUT - what do you wash your skin with. If it is overly harsh or drying - this could be part of the problem. ...Read more

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What can you use for xtrem dry skin on dick and ball sac?

What can you use for xtrem dry skin on dick and ball sac?

Can try: You can try 1% Hydrocortisone ointment on rash. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This would be best. ...Read more

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What is the best exfoliant/scrub for very dry, acne-prone skin? How often should I use it?

What is the best exfoliant/scrub for very dry, acne-prone skin? How often should I use it?

Exfoliant: Alpha-hydroxy acids, such as glycolic and lactic acid, peel off the top layer of the skin. This removes dead skin cells and other pore-clogging debris. Scrubs containing alpha-hydroxy acids can reduce cystic acne and prevent new lesions from forming. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best lotion for extremely dry skin?

Many different kinds: Dry skin reflects weather conditions and dehydration, drink more water and less cafeine, 30% humidity with dry heat helps any formula you use. Depending on the condition of your skin some people respond better to the thinner lotions becaise they get better absorbed and others do better with the thicker preparations because they coat and protect. ...Read more

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What can i use for acne on face. i have buttons on back and hands that leave black marks what can u recommend for it agent. ?

What can i use for acne on face. i have buttons on back and hands that leave black marks what can u recommend for it agent.  ?

Serious Rx: if your acne had recently involved your trunk, you will need both topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid and something prescription strength. Spironolactone is an idea since you are a she. There are others. Best wishes. ...Read more