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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 really dry skin on my face it's peeling. Please help?

How do I get rid of really dry skin on my face it's peeling. Please help?

Exfoliate + Moisture: The simplest way to improve flaking skin is by using an exfoliant, either physical (microbeads) or chemical (lactic or glycolic acid). You can do a chemical peel, microderm abrasion or laser resurfacing to start and then maintain with 2-3 times a week exfoliation at home and then one of the more aggressive ways every 3-6 months depending on your skin. Also use a good emollient moisturizer. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry skin on my feet?

Moisturize them: Also make sure they are dry and your not mistaking dryness for fungus. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very dry skin on my legs, wrists and face, how do I get rid of it?

What to do if I have very dry skin on my legs, wrists and face, how do I get rid of it?

Moisturizer: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer. ...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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I have big dry skin patches on my face. How do I get rid of theses ugly things?

I have big dry skin patches on my face. How do I get rid of theses ugly things?

See doctor: Since the patches are on your face, it is best to see doctor/dermatologist to get proper cream./med. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really dry skin on elbows and feet?

How to get rid of really dry skin on elbows and feet?

Hydrate skin: I usually suggest a cream such as eucerin be applied to wet skin 2 to 3 times a day. I also suggest urea creams for more difficult cases. ...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 fungus on my feet?

How can I get rid of fungus on my feet?

Apply antifungal : Agent. Sometimes you might need to make sure that you are not recontaminating from your shoes and so you might have to purchase something to ensure your shoes are fungal free. But, try the antifungal creams first readily available at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my deep dry skin on my leg?

Ceramide Lotions: Shower less than 5 minutes and use luke warm water. Use a soap free cleanser. Daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (cerave) will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it contains ceramide that will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and epidermal and dermal water content. ...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 these blisters on my feet fast!?

How do I get rid of these blisters on my feet fast!?

You would want to: know the etiology of the blisters. are they friction blisters? are they caused by athletes foot? are they caused by a virus? if its a typical blister, the idea would be to get the fluid out. This can be done CAREFULLY by popping with a sterile instrument. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my blisters on my feet?

How do I get rid of my blisters on my feet?

Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters can be caused by a ton of friction on one focal area. Try to find the cause first then try to find a doctor that sells this product: http://www.Pedinol.Com/product_detail.Php?Id=61. ...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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How can I get rid of my wrinkled skin on my arms?

How can I get rid of my wrinkled skin on my arms?

See below: Wrinkling happens at age 70.If it really bothers you,consult a plastic surgeon,depending on how wrinkly and how much it bothers you.Wish you good health:) ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dry, peeling rough skin on and around my nose?

How do I get rid of dry, peeling rough skin on and around my nose?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin on my stomach area?

How do I get rid of  loose skin on my stomach area?

Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is probably the most common and effective. Some lasers will tighten skin but only a little bit. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of calluses on my feet?

What do I do to get rid of calluses on my feet?

Foot Eval needed: Calluses are largely dependent on the shape of your foot and the way you walk; the type of shoes you wear also play a role. I would suggest having your feet evaluated by a Podiatrist; you may be a good candidate for custom orthotics. Regular visits to a Podiatrist-run foot spa, may also be beneficial to you ...Read more

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