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Will VERY small splinters (almost microscopic) eventually work their way out of irritated skin in which they have penetrated?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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