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I have a dry skin on my balls and very itchy. What is the cure?

I have a dry skin on my balls and very itchy. What is the cure?

Yeast Infection?: Although it may be unrelated to an infection you should be checked out. ...Read more

Severe Itching (Definition)

Intense uncomfortable sensation causing an ...Read more


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I have rash in groin. Dry skin with scalps. Very itchy. Please help.

I have rash in groin. Dry skin with scalps. Very itchy. Please help.

Jock itch. Anti-: Fungal over the counter cream should cause rapid improvement but continue to treat, even if skin returns to normal, for 2 weeks or it may come back. If no good response after a few days, go C your Doc. ...Read more

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I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.

I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.

Hypoallergenic: Cleansers or lotions that are formulated for dry sensitive skin and dermatology tested such as aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, cerave, nutraderm, eucerin, lubriderm, vanicream, burt's bees, neutrogena are all good. Be sure to avoid lotions and cleansers that contain fragrance. ...Read more

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Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy.

Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy.

Need to see it: It's not possible to make a diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. You can ask for a private conversation and post a photo if you like. ...Read more

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Itchy all over, esp scalp. Allergic to all enviro items, but on Flonase with clean house and it's winter. Dry skin. VERY itchy!

Itchy all over, esp scalp. Allergic to all enviro items, but on Flonase with clean house and it's winter. Dry skin. VERY itchy!

See doctor: There are many causes for generalized itching but I would suggest that you first avoid using any strong or scented soap and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after bathing. Anxiety can induce or worsen itching as well. For the scalp itching: Wet hair->apply sesame oil->shampoo gently after 15 minutes may be helpful. Rx cortisone spray /solution may also be needed if above failed. ...Read more

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The side of my vagina has been very itchy for 2 weeks, today I noticed little spots where the skin looks like it's peeling. Could it be dry skin?

The side of my vagina has been very itchy for 2 weeks, today I noticed little spots where the skin looks like it's peeling. Could it be dry skin?

Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Dry skin is one possibility. Herpes and yeast are others. Schedule a visit for an exam. ...Read more

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Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy. No sex, medipause done

Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy. No sex, medipause done

Lack of estrogen: More than likely, this presentation involves menopausal estrogen loss which can affect the lower genital tract although vulvar and vaginal infections may present this way as well. There are some skin conditions like lichen sclerosis, more common in menopausal women, that can present with itching as well. See your doctor as this is usually a visual diagnosis. ...Read more

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Just noticed these red/purplish spots in a cluster on my thigh. They don't hurt or itch. The rest of my body is very itchy but that could be dry skin.

Have them seen...: Make an appointment to see your doctor. Without seeing the area of concern, it is impossible to give advice that is useful. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 16 and my right nipple is red and has a small patch of dry skin underneath, and it has been very itchy for about 3-4 days Could it be cancer?

Hi I'm 16 and my right nipple is red and has a small patch of dry skin underneath, and it has been very itchy for about 3-4 days Could it be cancer?

Red itchy nipple: A red rash over the breast can be the first sign of breast cancer but it is very uncommon. CA is found as lump, or on mammogram. At 19 it would be almost unheard of to have breast cancer. Since it itches it's more likely to be a reaction to something like soap, clothes, or even from sweating. Wash the area twice a day with a mind soap, dry off well, hyydrocortisone for 2 weeks. If not clear see doc ...Read more

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Have a very itchy and painful bum hole. Worse at night, causing lack of sleep. History or dry skin & psoriasis.

Have a very itchy and painful bum hole. Worse at night, causing lack of sleep. History or dry skin & psoriasis.

Itchy: It could be a manifestation of your skin disorder. Other things to consider are hemorrhoids and parasites. Your best option is to have a physical examination by your pmd ...Read more

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I am experiencing dry skin, very itchy rash. On sides under boobs, back and inside of top of my legs. It gets worse in the winter. Red patchy circles?

Moisturizer: These are likely what is called winter rash due to dry skin. Try applying a moisturizer on your skin within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. The red patchy circles however are not usually found in people with just dry skin. You may need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. What could it be? No other signs. Allergic reaction or more?

Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. What could it be? No other signs. Allergic reaction or more?

Probably: An irritative folliculitis...inflammation of the tiny pouches I which your hairs are growing. This is often caused BY SHAVING TOO CLOSE or TOO OFTEN! An antibacterial moisturizing soap may help! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a suggestion!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Dry Skin around both eyes and itchy eye corner. Also very itchy head scalp only at the back of head. Started month or two back. Taking allergy medicine (antihistamine) no help. Pl advice.

Skin, eyes, head: If antihistamine is not of help to you must, as soon as possible, see your primary doctor to help you get rid of symptoms. Your doctor might want to send you to a specialist.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?

F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?

Complicated: Your symptoms and lab findings may be consistent with lupus or sjögren's syndrome need more information and more lab studies to make determination hair loss may be a part of either disease. It is important that you see a rheumatologist asap. ...Read more

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Itchy and dry skin?

Itchy and dry skin?

Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin. ...Read more

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My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

Seborrhic Dermatitis: It seems you may have Seborrhic Dermatitis.Yoy can try Selsun Blue Shampoo and if no improvement consult your doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more

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Scratching! Can't stop. Dry skin. Too itchy?

Scratching! Can't stop. Dry skin. Too itchy?

Vicious cycle: This is fairly common. Something (could be anything) triggered itching, so you scratched it, which made it itch more, which makes you scratch more, and on and on. The solution is to stop scratching, which breaks the cycle. I realize that is hard. A dermatologist can give you creams and anti-itch medications to help you. Aveeno oatmeal baths will help as well. ...Read more

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Due to dry skin, my m0le became itchy and dry but still in g0od shape. Is there s0methng that I sh0uld w0rry?

Itchy Mole: An itchy mole can be a symptom of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. However, you have to take into consideration other factors that may be causing your mole to itch. Are you using a new laundry detergent? Do you use lotion that contains fragrances or other chemicals that is irritating the skin? If your mole continues to itch, the mole should be biopsied. ...Read more

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Can you use lortrisne cream for itchy dry skin?

Can you use lortrisne cream for itchy dry skin?

Not ideal: Since this contains a cortisone plus an antifungal, it is not the best option for dry skin although the cortisone part may reduce the itching a little. The better solution for dry skin is applying moisturizer 2x daily with one of them ...Read more

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What cause dry skin itchy on lower part of face?

What cause dry skin itchy on lower part of face?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of an itchy skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my skin get red and itchy when it's hot? . I don't have dry skin.

Hives: Some individuals have what is referred to as cholinergic urticaria --- hives brought on my heat. The increased temperature can cause a release of histamine, resulting in itching, redness and swellings (hives). ...Read more

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Get itchy all over when grandma visits. She has dry skin but no itch. Why do i?

Get itchy all over when grandma visits. She has dry skin but no itch. Why do i?

Depends: If grandma is wearing a perfume or uses some other substance on her skin or to wash her clothing then those things can certainly make you itch. It is not really likely that you are allergic to her though. ...Read more

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My skin gets itchy wen the temperature rises even little bit. Its uncontrollable. And I usually have very dry skin?

Sounds like eczema.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see the doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of itchy and burning dry skin??

What is the treatment of itchy and burning dry skin??

Itchy & burning skin: Your doc or a dermatologist will determine if your skin need medical treatment. Beyond that, low vitamin B 12 can produce itching as can dry winter heat in homes. Sesame oil directly on the skin can help. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol. Peace and good health. ...Read more