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What causes dry, itchy and irritated skin?

What causes dry, itchy and irritated skin?

Eczema,contact demat: The commonest cause is eczema, and it can be due to contact dermatitis to several allegens, like plants , detergents, soaps or any other product comes in contact with skin, as well as climate and sun exposure, food allergies, use of heat and airconditioning in home. ...Read more

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How to treat broken and irritated skin under somach fold?

How to treat broken and irritated skin under somach fold?

Try this mixture: Go to the drug store and buy 1% Hydrocortisone cream and Clotrimazole cream. Rub them both into the affected area 2 x each day (it doesn't matter which cream you rub in first, then just rub the second right into the first for 30 seconds). This should do the trick. If there is no, little or worsening, then you have to go see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could lead to my dry, irritated skin after a shower or long sleep?

What could lead to my dry, irritated skin after a shower or long sleep?

Dry skin: I don't know about the sleeping. When you take a shower, the water & the products that you use on your skin can be drying. When skin is very dry it can become itchy or uncomfortable. Encourage you to consider using an unscented soap containing moisturizer. We use caress at our home. You can apply moisturizing lotion to your skin. Also hydrate well - at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. ...Read more

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What could cause dry, flaking, irritated skin?

What could cause dry, flaking, irritated skin?

Many diseases : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can find out the cause. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to heal irritated skin scars?

What is commonly used to heal irritated skin scars?

Healing scars: A scar means that the tissues have healed. There will be remodeling of it for many months depending on what stresses it undergoes. Regarding skin dryness, using a moisturizing cream or lotion will help best. Lotions have more water content and are absorbed faster. Creams last longer but work more slowly. Ointments use petroleum jelly protect but usually do not add much moisture to the skin. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat irritated skin at the periteium?

What can I use to treat irritated skin at the periteium?

Pramasone: Assuming there is no infection, a topical anesthetic such as pramoxine combined with a weak steroid such as in prams one can be used in that area. Sits baths will soothe the area. ...Read more