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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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Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have extremely dry skin on my hands and feet for some reason. What can I do to make them soft and silky?

I have extremely dry skin on my hands and feet for some reason. What can I do to make them soft and silky?

Efas, lachydrin (lactic acid): Avoid irritating chemicals, add essential fatty acids to your diet such as flaxseed oil or omega 3-6-9 to increase the content of essential fattynacids in the skin. Externally use barrier repair creams such as cerave. Soaking your hands in water and then trapping the water with barrier repair creams. Prescription creams includeeletone, hylatopic ointment etc. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet and legs?

What is the remedy for the dry skin itching on hands, feet  and legs?

Moistureizer: A skin moisturizer is very effective to relieve dry skin on hands, feet and legs. Try to get one that is fragrant free and uses coconut oil or lanolin so as to avoid harsh chemicals. ...Read more

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I feel itchy in my hands and feet especially in the night. I tried multiple dry skin lotions but it didn't quite work for me. I have absolutely no rash

I feel itchy in my hands and feet especially in the night. I tried multiple dry skin lotions but it didn't quite work for me. I have absolutely no rash

Dyshidrotic eczema: You may have a dry skin condition called dyshidrotic eczema which involves the hands and feet. See your doctor for a prescription steroid cream. Avoid overwashing your hands in hot water and avoid drying soaps. Use moisuturing gentle cleansers such as cetaphil, cerave or aveeno (oatmeal). And wear protective gloves while doing housework. Use aquaphor or vaseline to moisturize. ...Read more

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I need a good 24 hr hand cream! i'm n doors most of the time. I do tend to wash my hands a lot plus I have hypothyroidism could this cause dry skin?

I need a good 24 hr hand cream! i'm n doors most of the time. I do tend to wash my hands a lot plus I have hypothyroidism could this cause dry skin?

Many choices: The best one that I have found is called o'keeffes working hands, which leaves a non-greasy moisturizing film when applied once or twice a day. Many others, from vaseline intensive care, curel, store brands, etc, can all work. ...Read more

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Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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How i can treat my following problems. ......1. Permanent low body temperature 2. Cold legs and feet 3. Hot hands and face 4. Fatigue 5. Dry skin?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Do I have hypothyroidism? I have chronic constipation, tiredness, dry skin, my hands and feet are constantly cold, but no weight gain!

Do I have hypothyroidism? I have chronic constipation, tiredness, dry skin, my hands and feet are constantly cold, but no weight gain!

Possible: You don't need to have weight gain to have hypothyroidism. Some of your symptoms are consistent with hypothyroidism. Go see your doctor and get blood test to see if this is your problem. If thyroid tests are normal, then rule out the thyroid and keep searching. Good luck. ...Read more

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I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?

Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this .Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more

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Dry skin on thumb so bad it split the skin. Using diaper rash cream to keep infection out. Any other tips to help w pain. Very sore?

Dry skin on thumb so bad it split the skin.  Using diaper rash cream to keep infection out.  Any other tips to help w pain. Very sore?

Diaper rash: For diaper rash keep baby's skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing allow baby to go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

Can any doc tell me what's the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

Products with urea: helps as do the large files to remove thickened dead skin then use a heavy moisturizer and cotton sock over night, also AM lactam helps ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

Help please? What is the best stuff to buy to help dry skin on feet!?

Clarisonic for feet : is great to start with. It really smoothes the skin of the feet, but if not able to get then make an appointment with your dermatologist for stronger Urea based compounds to help. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturiser (either for the day or a night cream) for dry skin?

What is the best moisturiser (either for the day or a night cream) for dry skin?

Depends: It depends for different pts-amlactin, eucerin, cetaphil -one may work better for one pt and not other-these are for the body. For the face it is different for different type of skin.Some can be very exp works well for one but not necessecary for other-lancome , chanel, sephora porducts.You have to explore to find for yourself. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to treat dry skin on your hands?

Aquaphor: at night with cotton gloves, and AM lactam lotion in morning to help exfoliate the dead skin. if not better you may need prescription strength topicals from your derm ...Read more

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Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Best eye creams for dry skin around the eyes?

Need Evaluation: Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read more

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Who's made the best emollient cream (relieves dry skin and wrinkles)?

Who's made the best emollient cream (relieves dry skin and wrinkles)?

Best cream: Good moisturizers will help retain the water in your skin, rub in well, and not be overly greasy. This means that there is no one cream that is "best". I have prean cream compounded for my patients with compromised skin, and their parents and kids love it. You will have to find one you like and stick with it. ...Read more