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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal For My Skin To Get Itchy And Dry After A Flight

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Is it normal for my skin to get itchy and dry after a flight?

Is it normal for my skin to get itchy and dry after a flight?

Yes: Air on planes do not circulate so that air can be dry. Drink fluid and moisturize before and after flight. ...Read more

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Why does my skin get red and itchy when it's hot? . I don't have dry skin.

Why does my skin get red and itchy when it's hot? . I don't have dry skin.

Hives: Some individuals have what is referred to as cholinergic urticaria --- hives brought on my heat. The increased temperature can cause a release of histamine, resulting in itching, redness and swellings (hives). ...Read more

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Get itchy all over when grandma visits. She has dry skin but no itch. Why do i?

Get itchy all over when grandma visits. She has dry skin but no itch. Why do i?

Depends: If grandma is wearing a perfume or uses some other substance on her skin or to wash her clothing then those things can certainly make you itch. It is not really likely that you are allergic to her though. ...Read more

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How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

How to get rid of itchy dry skin?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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What brand lotion should I get for my dry, itchy skin?

What brand lotion should I get for my dry, itchy skin?

Many helpful brands: There are many brands with products that are good for dry skin. Cetaphil, neutrogena, aveeno, (oatmeal) and vaseline are just a few. ...Read more

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What could lead to my eyes to get itchy and swollen, and the skin around them to get dry?

? allergies?: This time of year is one of the peak season for allergies. While we often think about sneezing and runny noses caused by allergies, your eyes can be affected by allergies as well. A visit to your family doctor or eye doctor can help determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if my 30 month grandson has dry skin and get itchy. We apply aquaphor and alclometasone dipropionatas as advised?

Minimize bathing: One important thing to try is minimizing his bathing to every three days or so. Be careful about using the stronger steroid on thinner skin. The groin and face you should use a weaker cortisone 1% otc. Also use a scent free soap like dove scent free. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry flaky itchy skin under breast?

Strroids, antifungal: Try steroids 1% cream, if not effective, try a stetoid with antifungal combination. ...Read more

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Sometimes my hands will suddenly get extremely itchy and swell. Skin reddens from scratching. My skin isn't dry?

Sometimes my hands will suddenly get extremely itchy and swell. Skin reddens from scratching. My skin isn't dry?

Hands: Hand dermatitis consists of itchy, red hands made worse by frequent hands washing and detergents. Moisturizers and cortisone creams are often prescribed. See a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my eyelids randomly get swollen and itchy and red? It stays that way around 3-4 days and when it goes away the skin is dry and flaky.

Allergy: Could be allergy to enviormental factors or seasonal allergy. Makeup can also be a factor as the amount of metals, especially nickel can vary from one batch to another and can cause the changes in the skin. See an ophthalmologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a dry white/red itchy flaky patch on my nose. Looks like a patch of stripped skin, and the normal brown skin around it is flaking. What is it?

I have a dry white/red itchy flaky patch on my nose. Looks like a patch of stripped skin, and the normal brown skin around it is flaking. What is it?

Picture=1000 words: Without a seasoned doctor taking a look or picture of the lesion, it is hard to say what it is or could be. A lot depends on answers to questions he/she may pose: were u out in the sun a lot (even in winter)? Do u use any chemical /cosmetics? Any medical problems that run in ur family? Any other signs/symptoms (weight loss, etc.)? It could be benign (psoriasis, seborrhea) or it could be ominous. ...Read more

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When it's cold out my legs get really itchy. The skin isn't dry at all but it turns red.

When it's cold out my legs get really itchy. The skin isn't dry at all but it turns red.

It depends,,,: This might be just sensitivity to cold or be a contact dermatitis, like with whatever clothing you might have on your legs or it might be from the kind of soap you're using. It could remotely be from some of the meds you're taking, like the Advil (ibuprofen). It might also be from a cold agglutinin disease or antibodies that react only in cold weather. It'd be smart to see your doctor for allergy tests. ...Read more