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Dry, itchy, irritating skin.

Dry, itchy, irritating skin.

?Eczema: This could be eczema or just plain dry skin (xerosis). See a dermatologist to help you figure this out and recommend a good treatment. ...Read more

Dr. James Mirabile
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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 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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Can skin tags become inflamed?

Can skin tags become inflamed?

Yes: Skin tags can and frequently do become inflamed. Any dermatologist or plastic surgeon can treat these for you. ...Read more

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Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can scratching skin allergies cause permanent skin damage?

Can scratching skin allergies cause permanent skin damage?

Possible, unlikely: Chronic skin conditions that cause itch and subsequent scratching can usually be treated, and if they are treated adequately, the skin can often heal. ...Read more

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Irritated skin tag on my underarm ?

Take it out: There are OTC products to remove it or better still ask your doctor to cut it out. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Skin tags inside nose?

Skin tags inside nose?

Skin tags: Not usually. But sometimes a person can have filliform warts inside their nose. See your doctor or a dermatologist to check them out. ...Read more

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Itchy, swollen skin conditions?

Itchy, swollen skin conditions?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dry red flakey skin on testicles?

?fungal: More than likely this is a fungal rash (jock itch) but should be looked at by md if no improvement after treatment. ...Read more

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What could dry, scaly, itchy red skin be, around the neck?

Uncertain: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer. ...Read more

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Dry red skin round nasal area and lips, sore at times and dry skin lotion not helping?

Dry red skin round nasal area and lips, sore at times and dry skin lotion not helping?

Atopic dermatitis : This could be atopic dermatitis. Over the counter lowest strength Hydrocortisone cream for a week might help , not longer than that. Can cause skin thinning as a side effect. ...Read more

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Consistent red, flaky skin around mouth?

Many possibilities: Many causes include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral derm, contact derm or allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, dryness or sun damage, actinic keratoses. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can scalp nerve endings cause scalp itch?

Can scalp nerve endings cause scalp itch?

Scalp nerve: Scalp nerve endings do NOT cause itchiness. Any itchy stimuli may activate the scalp nerve ending and be perceived as itch. ...Read more

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What can I use to calm down irritated skin?

Hydration: Hydration by drinking and by use of cream will decrease the irritation. ...Read more

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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 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

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I have irritated skin. What should I do to help alleviate my symptoms?

Irritated skin: There are 5011 causes of irritated skin, and there's no way on earth tell you without first seeing you, and taking history, and laying my eyeballs upon the lesion. See you dermatologist! ...Read more

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How do you treat easily irritated skin that sometimes gets worse by scratching?

How do you treat easily irritated skin that sometimes gets worse by scratching?

Moisturize daily: Keep water temp mild or just warm, moisturize often & if itching persists then a cortisone cream can help - low potency for the face & groin & stronger for the body, arms & legs. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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 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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How can I heal irritated skin inside vagina?

Depends...: Its important to know the cause of the irritation to the skin. Different causes have different treatments. For example: If from an infection--treat with appropriate antibiotic; If from menopause related dryness--treat with estrogen vaginal cream; if from sexual trauma--treat with vaginal rest, sometimes estrogen, and the use of lubricants. Your doctor can guide you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can I treat irritated skin inside vagina?

How can I treat irritated skin inside vagina?

Depends on the cause: The treatment will depend on the cause of the irritation. You will need to see you obgyn for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Irritated skin from 50mg androderm (testosterone) patches?

Try steroid cream: Try a little over the counter steroid cream. If it doesn't get better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What. Is the cause of red irritated skin around. The nose?

Red irritated skin: There are multiple possibilities. They include chopping from blowing your nose a lot from a cold, sometimes associated with bacterial infection. Seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea are possibilities. There are always more uncommon conditions, some rare. See you doctor for appropriate diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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What is a gentle moisturizer that can be used for irritated skin?

Several choices: The newest moisturizers feature formulas which are similar to the naural moisturizers in the skin. Some of my favorites are cetaphil, cer-a-ve and aveeno (oatmeal). Remember to apply moisturizer to slightly moist skin for the best result. ...Read more

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Is there something other than vaseline to help with irritated skin on nose?

Is there something other than vaseline to help with irritated skin on nose?

Depends: What is causing irritated skin on the nose? Sun burn? Abrasion? Use of a treatment cream or scrub? Eczema? Rosacea? Vaseline has the advantage of being "bland", and is helpful as a barrier, however it is not the best option for each of the conditions noted above. ...Read more