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Itchy peeling skin from tanning bed possible?

Itchy peeling skin from tanning bed possible?

Sunburn: If you are using a tanning bed and are getting the symptoms you describe then this is probably a sunburn, plain and simple. Of course, as a dermatologist, i would recommend against tanning beds. If you are getting these symptoms then you are basically burning your skin just as if you were being exposed to sunlight. ...Read more

Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more


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Hi, both my feet are dry,itchy and peeling skin what can it be?

Hi, both my feet are dry,itchy and peeling skin what can it be?

Itchy feet: Dry and itchy scaly feet is usually caused by a fungus and is most likely athletes foot. You need to purchase an over-the-counter antifungal medication and apply to your feet on a daily basis for proximally 3 to 4 weeks. If your symptoms do not resolve you may need a prescription antifungal cream. See a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where i can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where i can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Rash on genitals: sounds like a minor infection (like yeast, not an STD). get LOTRIMIN cream at the grocery store (generic version is fine) and use it twice a day for a couple of days. See your doctor right away if this doesn't work. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...Read more

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Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks.  Taking 400mg Nizoral daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Please continue to: Do what your doc recommends. Taking good quality marine fish oil can help lubricate the skin from the inside. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?

Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice daily. Expose your feet to the air by wearing flip flops or sandals. Soak the feet in white vinegar or Epsom salts daily. If it doesn't improve or you see red streaks going up your leg see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more