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How To Hydrate Skin From The Inside
Examination: At your age the first step is to schedule a visit with a gynecologist. An exam will be done to determine what extra skin you are referring to. You may be identifying normal anatomy. It is important to show the doctor what you have noticed to identify if everything is normal or not. ...Read more
What is the best thing to put on your skin to stop it from peeling and to get the redness out from a sunburn?
Cold milk: To reduce the discomfort cold milk compresses will soothe and the skin and calm the burning sensation. A non steroidal such as allege, Motrin or Aspirin will decrease the inflammation.Aloe can be added to the regimen. A dermatologistcanpres ribe a steroid cream to cut down on the redness ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry skin: Dryness is usually caused by excessive water exposure or harsh soaps. Best treatment is decreased water exposure, use alot of moisturizers such as cetaphil and use a milder soap. If these don't help, see a derm for prescription creams. ...Read more
Force: Obviously, any type of force, like severe forceful sex, can cause skin trauma. Activities like "dry humping" would increase the risk of cuts/abrasions too. Sometimes, the skin just gets dry itself and lacerations can occur as well. If any discharge, no non healing areas, than see a dr. For an evaluation of the area, best wishes. ...Read more
I had a spot and picked it and pulled the top layer of skin off. The skin won't heal. what can I do to heal the skin quickly?
I get infections easily, what soap can i use to clean my vagina on the outside and the inside of the lips and folds?
Hypoallergenic: Something very mild like "Ivory" soap should work well. ...Read more
Neti pot: Not sure you can avoid getting lint in your nose. The nose helps filter out the air you breathe in, so if you get stuff in there, you can gently blow into a tissue. If you feel the need, you can get a neti pot from the drugstore to rinse out your sinuses. Make sure you use sterile water and premixed packages of salts. ...Read more
What causes rough, dry, thick, peeling skin on the heels? Best ways to treat/prevent and make the skin soft again?
See below: You may apply an emollient like Vaseline at night to soften the thick skin. Scrape of the layers with a heel scrapper/scrubber available at drug stores, in the morning. You will need to do this on an ongoing basis. For additional treatment you may consult this site: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/495745 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell long boarding two of the scrapes went through the outer layer of skin and the other a little deeper how long will it take to heal. ?
Not enough informati: The answer lies in details which you omit. See a DR. Water is good for abrasions. Keep them lubricated with vaseline or Aquaphor. Bioclusive membranes are often excellent. Avoid peroxide, iodine, or any other antiseptics. Avoid silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). Avoid bacitracin, neosporin, or any other antibiotics. Do not apply any dry dressing which may become glued to the wounds. ...Read more
What happens if the labia becomes scared from friction, ? Also is there any way to help heal the scar and make the labia stay inside of the majora?
Vulvar trauma: From what you are describing, there is some trauma to the vulvar area that should be addressed. I am assuming that this might be related to vigorous intercourse. You should also consider that this might be more problematic because of something related to your anatomy that could be addressed. Call you ob/gyn to be seen! ...Read more
Several things: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more
Can't say.: You can't get an answer from your description. This could be anything from a melanoma to an infection to normal skin with a color you don't care for. If you want the problem assessed, your primary care doctor or a dermatologist will actually have to look at it to find out what it is. Without knowing for sure what it is, no one can tell you what will help. ...Read more
What makes skin go from pale to tan? What's occurring to make skin darken? I know it has to do with the sun, what is the sun doing to the body cells ?
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