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I have severely dry skin on my hands what can I do for it.?

I have severely dry skin on my hands what can I do for it.?

Shea butter: Try using a paraben/phthalate-free cream or lotion at night that contains natural oils, like grape seed, jojoba, or olive oil with shea butter. Apply this to your hands at bedtime and wear soft gloves over them through the night. If this doesn't work, you may need to evaluate your fatty acid status and increase supplementation of either omega3 FAS or gla. ...Read more

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What to do if I have very dry skin on my legs, wrists and face, how do I get rid of it?

What to do if I have very dry skin on my legs, wrists and face, how do I get rid of it?

Moisturizer: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry skin on my face after i wash it. Help!?

What to do if I have dry skin on my face after i wash it. Help!?

Mild soap: Try dove soap and apply a moisturizer on the face immediately after washing. No anti-bacterial or scented soap. ...Read more

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What to do if I have noticed yellow spots on my eyes and on my skin how can I cure this ?

What to do if I have noticed yellow spots on my eyes and on my skin how can I cure this ?

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. ...Read more

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What should I do for dry skin on my heels?

What should I do for dry skin on my heels?

Lac-Hydrin.: I find Lac-Hydrin to be useful for this purpose. Available OTC or by prescription. ...Read more

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I have got rashes on my hands and feet, what can I do for this?

I have got rashes on my hands and feet, what can I do for this?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have real dry skin on my whole body including my face and scalp, could what to do if I have a disease?

What to do if I have real dry skin on my whole body including my face and scalp, could what to do if I have a disease?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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It's summer and I have very dry skin on my legs. What causes it and how can I prevent it?

It's summer and I have very dry skin on my legs. What causes it and how can I prevent it?

Genetics + age: Sometimes due to medical condition such as low thyroid. There are MANY creams for dry skin. Best are those with ceramides such as Eucerin Eczema Care cream. Best results when used soon after a long soak in water (bath or shower). ...Read more

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I have dry itchy skin on my inner thighs i don't know what I should use for it.

I have dry itchy skin on my inner thighs i don't know what I should use for it.

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have these dry patches on my legs and i dont know what it is or how to cure it. It just suddenly appeared?

I have these dry patches on my legs and i dont know what it is or how to cure it. It just suddenly appeared?

Eczema?: It is tough to tell just from your description exactly what these spots could be due to without a physical exam or picture. However, it is possible your "dry patches" are due to "eczema". This is basically inflammation of the skin cells. You can try an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream to see if this may help. If not, it would be wise for you have a doctor examine it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really bad excema on my hands and face , does anyone know a cure?

What to do if I have really bad excema on my hands and face , does anyone know a cure?

Patch Test: You may have a contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction. Patch testing is a way of identifying whether a substance that comes in contact with the skin is causing inflammation of the skin (contact dermatitis). There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. See your dermatologist for a patch test. ...Read more

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I have these stiff sore spots on my skin , I can't see anything but I can feel the stiffness when I mess with it. What can it be & what do I do?

I have these stiff sore spots on my skin , I can't see anything but I can feel the stiffness when I mess with it. What can it be & what do I do?

Scar tissue?: It could be scar tissue or lipomas (fatty growths) that you are noticing. Is there any history of skin disorders or autoimmune diseases in your family? I would have it checked by your doctor to be sure it's nothing serious ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve really dry skin on my head/scalp?

What can I do to relieve really dry skin on my head/scalp?

Seborrheic Eczema: If you also have dandruff, it is possible that have seborrheic eczema which is a more inflammatory form. Daily use of an anti-dandruff shampoo (head and shoulders) will help to reduce the dry skin. ...Read more

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My face is very red and I have very bad dry screen on it what can I do for this?

See your doctor: You may have a form of skin allergy such as eczema, or adult acne called rosacea, there are various effective treatments for these. The redness may be due to something else entirely, you should get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin. I am also acne prone. I have tried putting on foundation but when I do it shows all the flakes all over the face. What can I do?

Flaking skin: Dry skin may flake, but so will some skin diseases, such as psoriasis or eczema or seborrhea. You can try using hydrocortisone cream 1%, and see whether the flaking improves. Ask your brothers or sisters or cousins, whether they have had flaking skni or psoriasis ...Read more