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How To Treat Peeling Skin After Frostbite
Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more
It all depends...: ...on the degree of "peeling". Dry flakey skin after radiation treatment is generally treated with moisturizing creams/ointments like Aquaphor. If the skin is open, you need to see the radiation oncologist for evaluation and management. It is important to keep the wound clean and to prevent infection. Most peeling heals nicely within a few weeks. Again, your rad onc doctor is expert treating this. ...Read more
Normal to peel and will stop
apply eucerin or such moisturiser. ...Read more
What causes rough, dry, thick, peeling skin on the heels? Best ways to treat/prevent and make the skin soft again?
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
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Should be fine:
Of course, if you develop skin reaction like redness, itching, oozing etc, then stop it.
Smile more frequently - it delays the onset of wrinkles.
Best wishes! ...Read more
I have weeping, and peeling skin behind both of my ears. At times, it is very irritating and has a little odour when it weeps. How can I treat it?
Seborrheic Derm: Your condition is called seborrheic dermatitis or damdruff and is usually treated with dandruff shampoos. Dandruff shampoos are classified according to the medication they contain: ketoconazole, tar based, salicylic acid, selinium sulfide, and zinc pyrithione. There are also topical prescription medications like promiseb. ...Read more
Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye.
This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more
I have peeling skin on the tips of my toes and around my right thumb nail, it does not bleed, psoriasis in family so how can I treat it?
My hands and feet always sweat and so I get peeling skin between my toes and it won't heal. How do I treat this?
Peeling skin: That is a great breeding place for athlete's foot. Without an exam it is difficult to say definitively, but it sounds like it. See a podiatrist for assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
I have red, sore, peeling skin around the bottom of my nose. It looks like acne except its not. What is this, and what can I do to treat it?
Red sore skin: Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more
No: Just leave it alone. It will simply fall off on it's own. If you are worried that the skin is so dry that it may be getting cracked in certain locations (wrists or ankles in particular right after birth), try applying some vasoline or aquaphor ointment. In due time, the old (dead skin) will simply fall off as you bathe your baby and the new skin underneath will be nice and soft. ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more
Avoid trauma look to see if you do repeated traumatic things to the fingers like picking at things, playing guitar etc
Avoid hot hand washes
Wash hands as necessary not excessively without hard scrubbing
emollients to keep them moist ...Read more
Let it peel: On its own time. Do not try to peel it off too soon. Peeling often happens as a result of a 1st degree burn, like a sunburn. If during burn recovery, damaged skin is peeled too soon, the dermal layer below may be damaged as well. Generally speaking, the skin should peel on its own under nothing more than the pressure of a normal shower. Gentle soap and water applicaiton works best. ...Read more
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