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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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 ..?
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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