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Doctor insights on: How To Make Thin Skin Thicker

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My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?

My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?

No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis. Don't sweat over the minor pain ...Read more

Thin Skin (Definition)

Skin is the outer layer of tissue on the body. Thin skin means that there is little depth or thickness. However, this may be referring to being overly -sensitive to criticism ...Read more


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I have very fine, thin skin, is there a way to make it thicker?

I have very fine, thin skin, is there a way to make it thicker?

Retin-A: Retin-a may thicken skin. But, if very thin nothing can make it dramatically thicker. ...Read more

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Is there help for very thin skin?

Is there help for very thin skin?

Thin skin: More details about your problem are needed. Where is the thin skin. How do you know that it is thinner than normal? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a thin skin?

What are the symptoms of a thin skin?

Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Thin skin?

What is the definition or description of: Thin skin?

Thin Skin: Skin is the outer layer of tissue on the body. Thin skin means that there is little depth or thickness. However, this may be referring to being overly -sensitive to criticism or input from others. ...Read more

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Why do anorexic people have thin skin often?

Why do anorexic people have thin skin often?

Nutrition: Your skin, is actually an organ of your body and it responds to food, or the lack of food. And it may not just be your skin that is thin, it may also have to do with the tissues underneith the skin. Poor nutritian can unfortunately adversely affect every part of the body. Finally and sadly, eating disorders can lead to death if left untreated. ...Read more

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What are some ways to strengthen a weakened skin barrier on thin skin?

What are some ways to strengthen a weakened skin barrier on thin skin?

Vitamin C: One way to thicken skin to to apply a compounded medication called vitamin c palmitate 30%. Fibroblasts need vitamin c in order to produce collagen. Oral vitamin c is not as effective. ...Read more

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When I erect I pull my skin so my head could come out, but the thin skin dosnt let the head go all the way out would it go away when losing virginity?

When I  erect I pull my skin so my head could come out, but the thin skin dosnt let the head go all the way out  would it go away when losing virginity?

Phimosis: Soiunds like you have phimosis, where th foreskin is too tight. This is easily treated depending on ur age and desires. See a doctor as it won't go away with intercourse and may actually make intercourse painful. ...Read more

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Why have i suddenly got paper thin skin and 'fat'coming out of my pores? I nursed for 35 yrs and didn't ever come across this! ?

Why have i suddenly got paper thin skin and 'fat'coming out of my pores? I nursed for 35 yrs and didn't ever come across this! ?

Many possibilities.: Sudden onset of skin thinning can be caused by an overactive thyroid, or one of several other hormonal problems. I don't know what "fat coming out of skin" means. You had best see your doctor, and get tested for underlying hormonal (or other) problems. ...Read more

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Do veins show because of thin skin?

Do veins show because of thin skin?

Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read more

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Is it possible to thicken very thin skin after using steroid creams?

Is it possible to thicken very thin skin after using steroid creams?

Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read more

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Please tell me can dermal fillers mask thin skin to a certain extent?

Please tell me can dermal fillers mask thin skin to a certain extent?

Dermal Fillers ???: Not likely. But best to seek in person examination from PS or Derm. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my face. Rencently i found it seems there is a layer of transparent thin skin covering the mole. What is it?

I have a mole on my face. Rencently i found it seems there is a layer of transparent thin skin covering the mole. What is it?

Moles: With changes in look or size need evaluation by PCP or a Dermatologist to look for infection or suspicion of malignant transformation ...Read more

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How to fix thin skin caused by overuse of hydrocortisone?

How to fix thin skin caused by overuse of hydrocortisone?

Irreversible: Typically the thinning of skin by high dose topical steroids is not reversible. Also, hydrocortisone is not usually thought of as high potency. It would be helpful to see a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dark circles and below the eyes have thin skin . help me ?

What to do if I have dark circles and below the eyes have thin skin . help me ?

Watch what ur eating: You may be allergic subclinically to food that you shouldn't be eating that is causing the veins and lymphatics in your lower lid to be more congested than normal, producing dark circles. Over time, it can be permanently hyperpigmented. So, you want to avoid that. Have a panel done by your PCP, or allergist and take a look at this. The skin appears thinner, b/c there's less subcutaneous fat there. ...Read more

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Hello sir... My penis size is 5.2 inches in length but my penis is connected to head with a thin skin . I want to cut that and increase my size ?

Hello sir... My penis size is 5.2 inches in length but my penis is connected to head with a thin skin . I want to cut that and increase my size ?

I agree w Dr.: Eastern. Please don't consider doing home surgical procedures on yourself. Can you imagine how badly you will feel it you developed a severe complication. See an urologist if you are concerned that there is an abnormality with your penis. ...Read more

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What can I use or buy to help heal raw thin skin under glans that won't heal tried almost everything been this way for years now after skin crack bad?

See answer: Most important would be to see either a urologist and/or dermatologist to obtain accurate diagnosis. Your description most consistent with an eczema dermatitis. Since circumcised, fungal not likely. Important to rule out a contact dermatitis from soap, fabric softeners, laundry detergent, creams, etc. Chronic use of steroid creams will worsen. Vit e cream, aloe vera, or petroleum jelly may help. ...Read more

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I have really thin skin, and all my blue veins show through. Does any skin cream help?

I have really thin skin, and all my blue veins show through.  Does any skin cream help?

No.: Some well-meaning people will tell you that Retin-A cream will thicken the collagen layer of your skin; but the honest answer is that nothing we know of will make fair, translucent skin less translucent. A spray-on artificial tan will make the veins less notable temporarily, however. ...Read more

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