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Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Poss yeast vaginitis: Discharge and redness are very consistent with a yeast vaginitis, but findings could potentially be related to allergy or sensitivity to the material in condoms or lubricant. I suggest starting with an exam from your doctor or gynecologist. Yeast infection is very treatable with both vaginal inserts and oral medication and is not considered STD. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Stinging skin sensation around eyes Flaky facial skin & dandruff Sore, dry and tight facial skin Hot skin and feaver. No allergies. For 4 weeks. ?

Stinging skin sensation around eyes 
Flaky facial skin & dandruff 
Sore, dry and tight facial skin
Hot skin and feaver.
No allergies. For 4 weeks.

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See dermatologist: Flaky skin lesions on the areas described may be from seborrhea which can be treated with several topical agent s including antifungal products. However the hot skin and fever are not expected with this condition. Thus it is best for you to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin on belly, arms, legs during early pregnancy? I'm 9w2d and skin is flaky. Never had this before. Areolas are a little itchy?

What causes dry skin on belly, arms, legs during early pregnancy?  I'm 9w2d and skin is flaky. Never had this before. Areolas are a little itchy?

Hormone changes: Hormone changes are most likely but if you are not drinking as much (possibly due to nausea or sickness) and are dehydrated, that would also contribute. Use a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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What causes itchy skin during pregnancy?

What causes itchy skin during pregnancy?

Hormones: Changes in liver contribute to itching. There are several rashes associated with pregnancy, papular pruritic pupp, impetigo herpetiformis, as well as eczema which can worsen in pregnancy. Topical Sarna can be helpful for first line symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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It itchy skin normal during pregnancy?

Skin that is being: stretched can itch. So, when breasts, abdomen, buttocks enlarge - itching may occur. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so dry after pregnancy?

Why is my skin so dry after pregnancy?

Dry skin after birth: After you deliver, there are numerous changes in your body. Estrogen levels drop and sometimes these are resposible for dry skin and even some hair loss. The estrogen levels should return to normal in a couple of months and your skin should return to being more supple and soft. In the meantime make sure to keep hydrated and use a gentle moisturizer that is fragrance free. ...Read more

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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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Itchy tingly skin all over after contact with water - after showers/baths skin becomes itchy and tingly but there is no visible marks or rashes.

Itchy tingly skin all over after contact with water - after showers/baths skin becomes itchy and tingly but there is no visible marks or rashes.

Aquagenic Pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus is a skin disease characterized by the development of severe, intense, prickling-like epidermal itching that is without observable skin lesions and that is evoked by contact with water. ...Read more

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Why does my skin flake after having a shower in dry weather?

Normal: The skin is constantly being replaced from below. Flakes represent shedding of the layer which is being replace, probably loosened by the water and rubbing. Dandruff flakes are slightly different, being related to normal replacement complicated by a fungus. See this article in wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dandruff. ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant experiencing itchy vaginal area very dry light blood only smearing paper when wiping?

10 weeks pregnant experiencing itchy vaginal area very dry light blood only smearing paper when wiping?

Call your OB MD: This quetion requires that you contact your OB MD and if you haven't seen one yet, make an appointment for ongoing prenatal care. ...Read more

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What causes flaky skin on arms/legs hours after showering?

Dry skin: Sometimes the skin get get dry after a hot bath/shower and cause flaky skin. Use a good moisturizing soap and even if needed a post shower moisturizing cream. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I took meds for impetigo, and after 5 days it's gone, leaving red, flat, scaly, dry skin behind. What is post-impetigo skin care- should I moisturize?

Care: Yes , a good moisturizer such as cereve or cetaphil , sunscreen , and time should help . If the condition does not improve see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly..Really dry peeling?

Red rash under eyes and around face after activity mostly..Really dry peeling?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a common ailment resulting from an allergic reaction to certain irritants touching your skin, according to the eye care source website. This can occur from eye make-up or skin foundation. Your eyeliner, mascara, eye shadow or the tools used for applying them may have accumulated bacteria over time. This will irritate your skin, dry it out and perhaps cause it to flake. ...Read more

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Dry skin on vaginal lips. It burns sometimes. Itchy clitorus and inside vagina opening. Recently tested for any std couple months ago. Negative .

Dry skin on vaginal lips. It burns sometimes. Itchy clitorus and inside vagina opening. Recently tested for any std couple months ago. Negative .

May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more