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I have servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.

I have servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.

Dry skin: may be due to dehydration or dry weather in winter, keep yourself well hydrated, even in winter, bath with cream soap, tap your skin dry rather, don't smear it dry, apply a moisturizer immediately after to trap the moisture in your skin, good luck ...Read more

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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7 week infant has baby acne and dry skin on face. What can I do to help? How long does thr acnd usually last?

7 week infant has baby acne and dry skin on face. What can I do to help? How long does thr acnd usually last?

Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. ...Read more

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How long till dry skin goes away and you can see the effects of accutane?

How long till dry skin goes away and you can see the effects of accutane?

One to three months: How long it takes for dry skin to resolve depends on the season and relative humidity. In general, the skin normalizes within one to three months. It might take as long as three months for the maximum benefits of Accutane treatment to be seen. ...Read more

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Last week i discovered spot on the my side where its kinda red and has dry skin on top of them and now they are spreading all over what is this?

Last week i discovered spot on the my side where its kinda red and has dry skin on top of them and now they are spreading all over what is this?

This is a GUESS: sice you did not attach a picture you may have Pityriasis Rosea ......The first lesion is usually called the 'Sentinal lesion" and is football shaped the RASH FOLLOWS . It is very itchy. It is thought to be viral in nature ...is not "spread" like most viruses and is SELF LIMITED! Hope this helps..... Dr Z ...Read more

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Can hydrocortisone 1% be used for dry skin on the eye lids? If so for how long?

Can hydrocortisone 1% be used for dry skin on the eye lids? If so for how long?

Carefully: Hydrocortisone 1%, despite the disclaimer on the tube, can be used lightly on the lids. Take care to avoid getting it in the eyes. It is not the best remedy for skin that is simply dry but if there is some aspect of eczema or inflammation, it might be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Which kind?: As long as it does not irritate your penis, it should be ok. The anti-itch formula may irritate the tip of the penis however if applied accidentally. But why? ...Read more

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Dehydration (Definition)

In physiology and medicine, dehydration (hypohydration) is the excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more