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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. Bernard Seif
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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 get rid of flaky skin? Bubble bath?

How do I get rid of flaky skin? Bubble bath?

No: Bubble baths are notorious for drying your skin out as the contain many chemicals. Watch your diet, maintain good hydration with water and apply moisturizer liberally and frequently. The best moisturizer is the one your skin likes! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dry flaky skin on my upper lip from waxing?

How do I get rid of dry flaky skin on my upper lip from waxing?

Dry skin upper lip: You are likely experiencing a short period of reactive dermatitis (inflammation) after the waxing treatment. It should respond to topical treatment of over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream at night, with aloe or moisturizer during the day. If it persists, have your dermatologist examine you. www.hovecenter.com. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin, usually after a couple hours of applying my moisturizer and makeup I get dry flaky skin.I exfoliate too. How do I get rid of it?

I have very dry skin, usually after a couple hours of applying my moisturizer and makeup I get dry flaky skin.I exfoliate too. How do I get rid of it?

See below: If it is on the face, you may have seborrhea, an eczema of oily areas, which may respond to otc hydrocortisone cream and Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Ultra creams 2 a day and regular moisturizing when clear. An AHA moisturizer may help as well by exfoliating as it moisturizes. If it is on the body, try switching to an AHA body moisturizer for several weeks, supplementing it with a regular ceramide moisturizer.. ...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 to get rid of dry and flaky skin ?

How to get rid of dry and flaky skin
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1st determine cause: First determine what is the cause of the flaky skin. Simple evaporative losses may best be managed with hygiene, exfoliation and moisturizers. Addition of retinoids may be indicated, either otc or prescription. However other disease conditions such as psoriasis or eczema may be the cause and require medical treatment. ...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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What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

What is the best way to get rid of flaky skin on your face?

Dermatitis: Most likely you developed a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. Otc cortisone-10 might help. Otherwise, derm may prescribe stronger cortisone creams to control it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of flaky skin on the chest area?

How to get rid of flaky skin on the chest area?

Sounds like dandruff: this is a typical area , also found in eyebrows around nasal alar, and scalp. Try topical hydrocortisone mixed with lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day but if not clear see derm for prescription strength ...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 to get rid of my extremely dry and flaky skin on my face?

How to get rid of my extremely dry and flaky skin on my face?

Dry skin: 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 dry and flaky skin on my face without causing blemishes?

How can I get rid of dry and flaky skin on my face without causing blemishes?

Oil free moisturizer: Daily application of a fragrance free noncomedogenic oil free moisturizer will hydrate the epidermis and not contribute to acne. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the flaky skin under my lips?

How can I get rid of the flaky skin under my lips?

Cerave, hydrocortiso: Cerave will work. If inflammed may use hydro rationed short term. This amy represent sensitivity to toothpaste or saliva. Change toothpaste to sensodyne and see if it makes a difference. ...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 can I get rid of the flaky skin of my lips? Im a smoker.

How can I get rid of the flaky skin of my lips? Im a smoker.

I'll bet...: ...You can guess what i'm going to say: stop smoking! if you continue, dry lips will be the very least of your worries. If you quit, your lips and the entire rest of your body will feel immeasurably better. I know that from personal experience. Do yourself a huge favor. There are plenty of organizations that can help you quit, and your doctor can help too. ...Read more

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How would I get rid of extreme dry flaky skin around my mouth ?

Depends...: It all depends on what is causing it. It might be related to dry skin or dermatitis so I would recommend to try a chap stick which you can get over the counter in many pharmacies. If not better with that it might be related to a skin condition that may require other type of treatment so you would need to see your provider in order to have something prescribed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this weird flaky skin around my eye lid?

How can I get rid of this weird flaky skin around my eye lid?

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