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How do I get rid of discolored and flaky skin?

How do I get rid of discolored and flaky skin?

Find the cause: Discolored skin is damaged skin. Localized flakiness is also damaged. You need to see a dermatologist to see why this area is damaged. Could be sun, autoimmune or cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Flaky Skin (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue covering the body. Flaky skin can break off in thin, ...Read more


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How do I get rid of my dry flaky skin?

How do I get rid of my dry flaky skin?

DRY FLAKY SKIN: HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS CONDITION? LOCATED WHERE? SCALP? FACE? ARMS OR LEGS? BODY? FEET? DOES IT ITCH? DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICINES? SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. SHE OR HE CAN DIAGNOSE AND RECOMMEND A FEW ITEMS FOR YOU. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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How do I permanently get rid of flaky skin on my shins?

How do I permanently get rid of flaky skin on my shins?

Not possible: Unfortunately, it is not possible to get rid of skin flaking permanently. However, you can treat it with lachydrin which contains lactic acid. This treatment both removes scale and hydrates the skin. One other pearl--dermatologists love vaseline as a skin treatment. Vaseline is an affordable treatment that keeps the skin well hydrated and protects from drying. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

Too many poss causes: There are so many different causes of skin rashes that it is difficult to answer this question. A ringworm-type rash needs completely different treatment than eczema. Some rashes are related to or caused by bacterial infections and treatment for them would be different too. A rash from scabies infection, a rash from poison ivy, a rash from the sun; all of these would have specific treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of flaky skin on my nose?

How can I get rid of flaky skin on my nose?

Seborrheic Derm: Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to be due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malassezia. Seborrheic dermatitis appears to run in families. Stress, fatigue, weather extremes, oily skin, infrequent shampoos or skin cleaning, use of lotions that contain alcohol, skin disorders (such as acne), or obesity may increase the risk. Rx with promiseb. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dry skin around my eyebrows?

How do I get rid of dry skin around my eyebrows?

Eyebrow dry skin: Dry skin around your eyebrows can be treated with exfoliation, followed by lotion. If persistent, anti-dandruff shampoo can be used and if inflamed, topical Hydrocortisone cream can be used. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of flaky skin on my lids?

How can I get rid of flaky skin on my lids?

Seborrhea: Seborrhea (seb-uh-ree-uh) is a common skin condition (red, itchy rash & white scales). It is called dandruff when is affects the scalp, but it can also be on other parts of the face & body (folds around nose, behind the ears, the forehead, eyebrows, eyelids, chest, around (the navel). Medicated shampoos used 2-3x/wk on these area as directed can help reduce the scaling. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have really dry skin, need to get rid of it?

I have really dry skin, need to get rid of it?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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What causes yellow toenails and how do I get rid of it?

What causes yellow toenails and how do I get rid of it?

Fungal infection: Toenail fungus is an infection of the bed and plate underlying the surface of the nail. You should treat toenail fungus as soon as it appears. Yellow toenails are a side effect of the presence of toenail fungus. The more discolored the nail, the further along the infection.There are many antifungal agents in the market to use from. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really dry and itchy eyelids?

How to get rid of really dry and itchy eyelids?

Eczema: Chronically red and itchy eyelid skin usually falls under the name of eczema. This is treated with emollients and the judicious use of topical steroids. If this is short term it might be due to allergic exposure or related to rosacea. Check with a dermatologist for the distinction and for long term treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dry dead feet skin?

How can I get rid of dry dead feet skin?

First, find out why: Your feet are not smooth and soft. Are they dry. Is there peeling or cracking? Treatment will depend on this. May be as simple as a moisterizing cream or may need a prescription. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the dry skin?

How can I get rid of the dry skin?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a rash/dry skin?

How do I get rid of a rash/dry skin?

Dry Skin: Avoid lengthy showers with hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers help to hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially with water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash the entire body with soap every day. Use soap on areas that are ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this skin pain/itching?

How do I get rid of this skin pain/itching?

Dry skin is itchy: skin, So first start with moisturizing your skin, but when you say pain, I would go in to see a derm to get more details on symptoms. Have you had blood work? Are there any other symptoms, (headache,GI, lungs)? You need a workup if you are having more than just itching. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dry/flaky skin?

How do you get rid of dry/flaky skin?

Hydrate /moisturize: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples, dark patches and dry lips?

How can I get rid of pimples, dark patches and dry lips?

What are you using?: The dark patches may be a result of the pimples after they heal, hormonal changes or sun exposure. The acne and dry lips could also be hormone related. Consult your physician about this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad dark spots and pimples?

How can I get rid of bad dark spots and pimples?

Acne: Keep the skin clean and dry. Using benzoyl peroxide can keep the pores unclogged. It also has a bleaching action (especially on hair and towels!). Don't scratch or squeeze pimples. Consider a home facial. ...Read more