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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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Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?

Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?

Try a: combination of Aloe vera, Vaseline and moisturizer. Aloe Vesta is a popular brand. Apply 3-4 x a day. If not better, please see a dermatologist or video conference with one at Healthtap ...Read more

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I have extremely dry skin on my hands and feet for some reason. What can I do to make them soft and silky?

I have extremely dry skin on my hands and feet for some reason. What can I do to make them soft and silky?

Efas, lachydrin (lactic acid): Avoid irritating chemicals, add essential fatty acids to your diet such as flaxseed oil or omega 3-6-9 to increase the content of essential fattynacids in the skin. Externally use barrier repair creams such as cerave. Soaking your hands in water and then trapping the water with barrier repair creams. Prescription creams includeeletone, hylatopic ointment etc. ...Read more

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I have recently started getting dry skin on my hands aswell as a very small bit on my foreskin, with some milky discharge a few days ago. Advice pleas?

I have recently started getting dry skin on my hands aswell as a very small bit on my foreskin, with some milky discharge a few days ago. Advice pleas?

See doctor: Dry skin on the hands is often from too frequent hand washing or exposure to irritants (strong solvent, soap) . But the penile discharge is suggestive of a STD for which you should seek your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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Are rashs common wth hashimotos? What can you do for them? I have hashmotos and I get a rash of dry skin on my hands and wrists after I wear my gloves

Are rashs common wth hashimotos? What can you do for them? I have hashmotos and I get a rash of dry skin on my hands and wrists after I wear my gloves

No: Rashes are not common with hashimotos. This could represent contact allergy to material in gloves. A small piece of lining of glove could be wet and applied to skin for 48 hours. It it e icons rah this would confirm contact allergy. ...Read more

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How come i get skin blisters and dry skin on my hands when i get stressed?

How come i get skin blisters and dry skin on my hands when i get stressed?

Dyshidrosis: This is a common condition of the hands which was thought to be due to the hands being moist leading to small blisters on the sides of the fingers and ultimately resolving for awhile with dry skin. It is thought now to be related to contact dermatitis which should be ruled out by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when i wash them it helps some but ..?

I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when i wash them it helps some but ..?

Hand dermatitits: You might be over washing. Use a non soap cleanser such as cerave cleanser. Use a thick cream to moisturize not a lotion. You might also try an otc mild topical steroid. If no better see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for dry skin on your hands?

What are some remedies for dry skin on your hands?

Dry skin: Use a mild soap and try not to wash your hand alot. A cream not lotion moisturizer will also help if you apply it at night. During the day you may try a lotion. ...Read more

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Is dry skin on hands contagious?

Is dry skin on hands contagious?

no: If holding hands is a problem due to your dry skin it is time to see your medspa doctor and review how to hydrate as well as what products will help with this. Often time people also discuss dermal fillers to plump up the hands to make them more youthful. ...Read more

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How to treat dry skin on your hands?

How to treat dry skin on your hands?

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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Inside hands get super red and hot! due to dry skin?

Inside hands get super red and hot! due to dry skin?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to treat dry skin on your hands?

Can you tell me how to treat dry skin on your hands?

Aquaphor: at night with cotton gloves, and AM lactam lotion in morning to help exfoliate the dead skin. if not better you may need prescription strength topicals from your derm ...Read more

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Dry skin all over my hand. What could be the problem?

Dry skin all over my hand. What could be the problem?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to get fair skin, i don't have real dark skin only my face and hands are dark, I have dry skin?

Skin color: Skin color is inherited but chronic sun exposure will usually make it darker. There are color lighteners that a dermatologist can prescribe but the effect is temporary. ...Read more

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What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

One idea ... : I've learned i can't second-guess rashes without seeing them in person, but read about dishydrotic eczema / pompholyx and see whether you might not have this. Just my thought. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is getting dry skin patches that are very red on his hand. What could this be from?

Eczema: There are a few considerations, but eczema would be one that is fairly common. Dry skin itself is also common and can sometimes cause dry patches. Try using a non-perfumed cream or ointment right after showering while the skin is still damp, as well as 2-3 other times a day. If still a problem he should see his doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have darker, dry skin on my hand? It's only in certain areas and only on my right hand.

Moisturize: There are many reasons for patches of dry and dark skin on your hands - it could be just dry skin that is darkened by the sun, it could be atopic dermatitis (which is just irritated skin from being so dry), it could even be a mild fungal irritation. First thing to try is gentle moisturizers and sunscreen! ...Read more